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Job Reference: 56294

Risk, Insurance & Governance Manager

  • DurhamCounty Durham
  • £25.24 - £25.24 per hour
  • Temporary / Full Time

Seven Resourcing are looking for a temporary Risk, Insurance & Governance Manager to work in Durham. This position is initially for a period of 3 or 4 months and is paying £25.24 per hour (PAYE and Umbrella company).

The role:

The post holder is responsible for the management and direction of the Risk, Insurance and Governance Team, ensuring the most effective and efficient deployment of available resources. They will support the development and delivery of service aims and objectives, which in turn will contribute to the wider service area and the council’s corporate priorities.

The post holder will support the service management team in embedding the vision, values and behaviours of the council.

Key Responsibilities:

      To contribute to organisational change and to the transformational agenda, supporting the application of the council’s core values of People Focused, Outcome Focused and Innovation and Empowerment which are built around a ‘One Council’ ethos;

To support the development of the culture of the council and promote the implementation of a ‘One Council’ approach, working collaboratively across the service, the wider council and with appropriate partners as directed.

To provide clear and visible leadership for the team in a positive working environment;

Contribute to the overall plan for the service, advising on specialist areas of responsibility;

Manage service projects and initiatives of varying complexity ensuring that the standard project management methodology is properly utilised. Provide opportunities for employees by encouraging cross-service and matrix working.

Ensure service delivery is maintained in line with the corporate service design principles and establish the most effective level of service delivery attainable within the resources available;

Support development and application of demand-side customer driven service design (‘outside-in’)

Contribute to effective workforce planning arrangements which support medium to long term service delivery and take into account not only the human resource factors, but ties this in to overall strategic plans, financial and budget considerations, environmental issues and legislative requirements/regulations and governance;

  • Contribute as appropriate in the identification of commercial opportunities that can modernise service provision, improve service delivery and deliver MTFP savings options.


Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: N/A.
  • Experience: 2+ years working within a similar role.
  • Compliance: Current DBS and references covering the last 2 years.
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: 37.5 hours p/w.

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