YPO is the largest public sector buying organisation in the UK, with an annual turnover in excess of £400 million. Committed to providing value for money to its customers, the organisation bases its success on the consistent quality of its products and services provided by its motivated staff. At YPO we have an ambitious growth strategy: our aim is to be the number one purchasing organisation in the UK.
An opportunity has arisen for a Risk Audit & Assurance Officer to cover maternity leave. This role has a key part to play in ensuring effective development and management of risk. The post holder will have an enquiring mind, be able to spot areas in need of improvement, be capable of developing and reviewing organisational policies and procedures and be able to effectively communicate and share knowledge of policies. This role is pivotal in the provision of adequate insurance cover for the organisation and the post holder must have knowledge of the Freedom of Information, Data Protection and Bribery Acts. The role will include monitoring the process of identification, assessment and analysis of business continuity risks and the implementation and maintenance of business continuity plans. Key to success will be the ability to work in partnership with colleagues from within YPO and from partner organisations including Internal and External Audit.
The candidate will ideally have a professional risk management qualification such as IRM or other appropriate professional qualification/s as well as a good understanding of all aspects of governance, risk management and assurance. In addition, the ideal candidate will possess good communication and interpersonal skills.
To apply for this role or to download the job description, please visit our website at www.ypo.co.uk. Please note CVs will not be accepted for the above post.
The closing date for applications is Monday 12 November 2012 at 09.00 hours and interviews will be held week commencing 26 November 2012