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Risk & Compliance Officer

North East England

  • Reference: 384814
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Salary: Competitive depending upon Experience

  • Location: Tyne and Wear

The Client

We are please to be supporting North East based housing provider, Gentoo.

Gentoo recently achieved the highest (G1) governance rating and wishes to attract additional resources to build on that success. 

Great Homes - Strong Communities - Inspired People

The Role

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the Head of Governance and Risk to embed the risk management framework within the Group’s business activities and ensure that the framework is being applied in practice
  • Develop and maintain the Group’s strategic and operational risk registers and the development of effective risk mitigation plans with risk owners at all levels of the organisation
  • Analyse risk data and other performance metrics to assist in the preparation of Board reports and other internal risk reporting
  • Support the Head of Governance and Risk in developing and delivering training and awareness programmes
  • Liaise with and support the Group’s risk champions ensuring that they are kept up to date with current practice and requirements
  • Assist in the assessment of compliance with the Regulator of Social Housing (RSH) regulatory framework
  • Assist in carrying out compliance monitoring tasks as detailed in the compliance programme to ensure that the Group complies with laws, regulations and internal Rules and policies

The Person

Preferred candidates will:

  • Have an understanding of a risk and compliance environment and risk management and internal control methodologies
  • Be able to analyse, evaluate risk data and present this in a way that can understood within the organisation
  • Be able to communicate effectively at all levels of the organisation
  • Have experience of working in a business risk management environment
  • Be qualified or working towards a professional qualification in business risk management


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