Director of Risk, Compliance & Assurance
The University of Warwick is seeking to appoint a Director of Risk, Compliance and Assurance, reporting to the Secretary to Council, to develop and shape a future Assurance function within the Secretary to Council’s team that includes a number of distinct but interrelated areas; Risk Management, Assurance, Business Continuity (incl. Disaster Recovery and MIT), Health and Safety, Internal Audit and Governance. The Assurance function will be the interface for institutional compliance and assurance, working with the expertise that exists in departments to support them with their work and embedding a compliance and risk management culture. This role will also lead the development and embedding of further initiatives already in progress to map our compliance obligations, reporting roles, functions and readiness.
The University of Warwick is one of the UK’s most successful Universities. Spread over four campuses and comprising of 26,500 students and 6,500 members of staff studying or working in over 70 departments, the University has a strong international reputation and high rankings in university guides and surveys.
We know that diversity fosters innovation and creativity, and therefore we encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith or disability.
To arrange an informal conversation about the role, please contact Sharon Tuersley, Secretary to Council.
Closing date: 12 December 2021.
Interview date: 14 January 2022.