At Epsom & Ewell, we aspire to deliver high quality services to our residents. We might be small, but we have big plans to serve our population of 80,000 residents. We are investing in our future, increasing strategic capacity and exploring new ways of working.
Our long-term vision for the Borough tells us where we want to be and how we’re going to get there. This new role will be crucial to delivering that vision and the aspirations of local people, as well as driving forward key deliverables from our Four Year and Recovery Plans.
We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced professional for a role to provide support within the newly created Corporate Assurance Team.You will be flexible, proactive and used to managing several projects and workstreams at the same time.
The focus of this role is to support our assurance arrangements that cover internal audit, risk management, performance management, health & safety and policy. It will be the lead on the annual assurance reporting arrangements such as the annual governance statement, risk registers and audit reports. It will also assist in delivering the Council’s annual service plans and corporate targets.
The ideal candidate will have previous experience of working in an audit, risk management, legal or scrutiny background.You will also need to be able to work to tight deadlines , have strong communication and research skills as well as knowledge of relevant polices, best practice and legislation .
This role will report to the Head of Corporate Assurance , deputise for this role and attend Committee meetings as required. This role will be responsible for managing a small team including some new posts that they will be involved in recruiting . This position is currently for 36 hours per week but we will consider alternative options such as flexible working.
This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a professional and committed team and we look forward to receiving your application.
Closing date : 30th September 2021
Interviews/ assessments: W/C 11th October 2021
At Epsom & Ewell Borough Council, we are passionate about maintaining an inclusive workplace for all that reflects the communities we serve. We welcome applications from all sections of our community particularly from underrepresented backgrounds, including BAME, LGBTQ+ and those with hidden or visible disabilities. We are committed to ensuring all our staff – regardless of gender, age, religion, sexuality, ethnicity or disability – can thrive and succeed whilst working with us.
How to Apply
Please apply online via the link provided by completing our application form.