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Deputy Director for Risk and Assurance

London, Plymouth, United Kingdom, £71,000 - £80,000 , Permanent

Posted: 1day ago


Here at HM Land Registry, we have an exciting opportunity for a Deputy Director for Risk and Assurance to join our team. Joining on a Flexible working, Full-time, Job share or Part-time basis you will receive a competitive salary of £71,000 - £80,000 per annum, the salary for this role will be circa £80k, or application of SCS pay policy on transfer / promotion for current civil servants.

In line with current government guidance, the role will initially be home-based so induction and training will be carried out remotely, with full support from the team. Once safe to do so, you will be based in one of our 14 office locations.

Birkenhead, North West, CH41 6DU : Croydon, London, CR0 2AQ : Coventry, West Midlands, CV1 3BH : Durham, North East, DH1 5TR : Weymouth, South West, DT4 9TT : Gloucester, South West, GL1 1DQ : Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire and the Humber, HU2 8JN : Leicester, East Midlands, LE3 5DR : Nottingham, East Midlands, NG1 7AU : Peterborough, Eastern, PE1 1QF : Plymouth, South West, PL6 5WS : Preston, North West, PR4 1TE : Swansea, Wales, SA7 9FQ : Telford, West Midlands, TF3 4LR

HM Land Registry (HMLR) is an essential component of the conveyancing process and of the functioning of the property market generally. We are looking to appoint a Deputy Director for Risk and Assurance to provide strategic leadership, direction, management and oversight on all aspects of risk and assurance to help HMLR meet its objectives as it undergoes significant transformation in the delivery of its services.

This is a fantastic opportunity to undertake a leadership role at Senior Civil Service grade and shape and embed HMLR's approach to risk management. As HMLR continues to invest in digitalising its services and supporting economic activity, the post holder will be at the forefront of enabling business projects and changes to operate at pace through asking the right questions at the right time, and providing clarity, guidance and credible challenge at a senior level on identified risks.

Responsibilities of our Deputy Director for Risk and Assurance include:

This is a key role where you will provide strategic leadership, direction, management and oversight on all aspects of risk and assurance, acting as the most senior risk adviser to the Chief Executive and the Board. Working closely with the Chief Executive and Chief Land Registrar, Executive Board and the Audit and Risk Committee, you will be accountable for implementing and sustaining an approach to risk management that enables HMLR to achieve its strategy and performance targets within a robust risk management framework.

You will be accountable for the effective implementation and maintenance of HMLR's Risk and Assurance Framework based upon the three lines model, continuously developing, enhancing and embedding it across the organisation and in its culture.

In addition, you will provide strategic direction for a broad range of intrinsically linked functions within the second line of defence, consisting of Security, Information Rights, Assurance, Risk and Knowledge and Information Management, to provide an aligned advisory function which supports organisational achievement.

What we're looking for in our Deputy Director for Risk and Assurance:

- You will need to be technically astute, with a demonstrable deep knowledge of risk and compliance

- You will be able to demonstrate your proven ability to positively influence and collaborate, at senior levels, acting as critical friend to challenge when necessary to drive the risk management agenda within a fast paced, complex environment

- You will have experience of risk management at a strategic level gained in a similarly complex and recognised risk-focused environment

- Experience of managing and leading large, dispersed teams, with limited face-to-face interaction, to deliver a coherent risk and assurance function

- The ability to communicate technical concepts tailored to audiences of varied risk awareness and engagement is essential

Benefits of becoming our Deputy Director for Risk and Assurance:

We offer very competitive terms, conditions, and benefits. We provide excellent opportunities for career progression, training, and development. You will have access to Civil Service pension and benefits arrangements and generous leave allowances, as well as flexible/remote working - exactly what you would expect from a progressive employer.

It is a great place to work, where difference is celebrated and we're committed to fairness and equality for all, so you feel valued for who you are and what you do. Diversity fuels our innovation. Our shared values help us work together, to benefit the communities we serve. Our employee diversity networks support our culture of inclusion and contribute to our diversity action plan.

To continue your application for our Deputy Director for Risk and Assurance role, please click 'Apply' now.

Closing Date: 11:55 pm on Monday 1st March 2021

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London, Plymouth, United Kingdom
£71,000 - £80,000