Assistant Director Corporate Compliance

Location
England, West Midlands, Solihull
Posted
05 Nov 2018
Closes
03 Dec 2018
Ref
13960957/001
Contact
Heather Ninnes
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Compliance Assistant Director role, based in the West Midlands and sits with a newly formed housing association, formed as a result of a recent merger. The company manages over 45,000 properties with 1,200 employees. It's an exciting time to join this changing business, leading the improvement of the Group's compliance function.

Description

This Compliance Assistant Director role is based in the West Midlands and involves:

Corporate Compliance/ Strategic Lead:

-Lead the centralised compliance function, embedding compliance strategies, policies and procedures.

-Ensure compliance with: GDPR, Health and Safety and Procurement regulations

-Lead and oversee all Group wide Data compliance activities including: information governance frameworks, associated policy, procedure and communications, ensuing group wide DPO role is undertaken, compliance and privacy notices, access requests, information assets and record management/register and developments, data quality, ICO liaison, reporting and risk mitigation.

-Lead and oversee all Group wide procurement activities including: policy practice, frameworks and systems including management of risk and compliance issues, procurement strategy, tendering, negotiation, contracting, supplier relationship, contractor assurance, procurement project implementation and performance management, compliance with OJEU and public procurement regulations, market place research, quality assurance and checks

-Lead and oversee all Group wide Employer based Health and Safety activities including: legal compliance, process and practices, risk assessments, near miss accident and incident reporting and monitoring, investigations, recommending and actioning improvements, policy and strategy, external reporting and compliance matters ensuring competent persons are in place and trained and that health and safety culture and standards are in place for a safe and healthy working experience for colleagues.

-Support company insurance procurement and management

-Ensure compliance and use of assets liability registers and information assets registers liaising internally and externally as required and developing recording systems and process as regards to this

-Lead on internal and external meetings, committees and groups as regards to corporate compliance

-Lead and work collaboratively on Group wide Business Continuity Planning

-Work collaboratively with the rest of the Business Improvement Directorate and the wider business to achieve compliance culture and associated business objectives

-Work collaboratively in assisting on Group wide development maintenance and reporting of group wide risk management framework registers, reporting and plans taking actions as required

-Lead on overall development of company-wide compliance culture

Team Leadership:

-Lead, inspire and motivate all staff in the division and an effective structure is in place.

-Ensure all team members have agreed performance targets and objectives and ensure effective and regular supervision and appraisal to review achievements and progress

-Regularly monitor and take action in relation to engagement levels of the team.

Senior Team:

-Leading the development and maintenance of an organisational culture that supports the delivery of business objectives and ensures that our customers are at the centre of all business decisions.

-Developing appropriate and adaptable business systems.

- Ensure that appropriate compliance and control systems are created and operating across the businesses.

-Work collaboratively with other members of the Senior Management Team to deliver effective growth and continuing success of the business.

-Demonstrating leadership behaviours aimed at ensuring colleagues develop their potential in line with the values of the organisation.

-Delivering the agreed financial performance and KPIs for operational activities reflected in the Group's business and financial plans.

-Ensuring that appropriate compliance and control systems are created and operating across the businesses.

-Work collaboratively with other members of the Senior Management Team to deliver effective growth and continuing success of the business.

-Support and drive forward continuous business improvement and change initiatives.

Profile

This Compliance Assistant Director role is based in the West Midlands and requires experience of:

-Working in a senior compliance position, previously managed a team

-Health and Safety compliance, Data Protection/ GDPR compliance & procurement compliance experience

-Experience of working with Board members, providing quality assurance or company compliance matters to board and executives

-Developing Strategy, Policy and Practice in corporate compliance matters

-Experience Leading on workstreams and projects

Job Offer

This Compliance Assistant Director role is based in the West Midlands and offers flexible working (including a full work from home option) and a competitive benefits package.

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