Governance and Risk Manager

Michael Page
West Midlands
07 Feb 2021
07 Mar 2021
JN -022021-2005149
Lucy Williams
Job role
Internal audit
Public sector
Contract type
Full time
Experience level

As a Governance & Risk Manager you will develop and deliver a robust governance improvement programme and framework which meets regulatory compliance and best practice standards.

Client Details

Leading organisation in the heart of Birmingham.


-To develop and deliver a robust governance improvement programme and framework which meets regulatory compliance and best practice standards.

-To deliver an effective corporate and operational risk management framework, liaising with Senior Management and the Executive to ensure the organisations risks are clearly and accurately recorded with robust risk mitigations in place.

-To manage a robust and effective information governance function.

Conduct a root and branch review of the governance and administration of the Board and Committees in accordance with prevailing rules, terms of reference and best practice with a view to recommending improvements for consideration and implementing agreed improvements.

Monitor and review the rules, governance policies and procedures to ensure they are fit for purpose, and consider, any improvements or initiatives to strengthen governance.

Work with the Senior Management Team, Executive (and Board including Audit and Risk Management Committee, when appropriate) to develop and implement an effective risk management framework, making recommendations to the Executive to improve the effectiveness of the framework ensuring the framework is fit for purpose and demonstrates best practice.

Working with the Senior Management Team and using organisational, sector and wider knowledge, identify the organisations risks, formally documenting the risk profile both quarterly and annually for Executive consideration and decision (prior to reporting to the Audit and Risk Management Committee and Board). Clearly escalating risks above organisational appetite to appropriate management levels as and when appropriate.

Build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders to raise the profile, and understanding of, information governance / data protection, good governance, and risk management, supporting managers in meeting the expectations of the business.


Experience of being a risk / governance professional or have the qualifications necessary to act in such a capacity

Experience in working in a regulated environment with Executives boards and committees

An understanding of governance arrangements including information governance

An understanding of risk management and impacts to organisational risks, including effectiveness of risk mitigation plans

Job Offer

Excellent opportunity!

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