Risk, Policy, and Records Management Lead
£26,100 to £30,100 plus Benefits
Metropolitan is one of the UK`s leading providers of affordable housing and care and support services. We employ over 1,600 people to manage and develop our large portfolio of nearly 38,000 homes serving nearly 75,000 customers across London, the East Midlands and the East of England. We are now also the 4th largest house builder in London.
Following the tragedy at Grenfell Tower, regulatory compliance in social housing has assumed a new urgency. As a landlord, we have an important duty of care towards our customers. This is a duty which is broad, encompassing as it does, gas, electrical, fire, asbestos, and many other work streams. Your contribution will be pivotal in supporting the roll out and maintenance of robust and transparent governance processes within the Compliance Directorate.
This newly created role is responsible for supporting the Audit and Governance Manager with the day to day maintenance of all relevant policies, with ensuring that the Compliance Directorate is acting in line with Metropolitan`s own code of practice around good records management, and with ensuring that our risk register, audit log, and safeguarding action tracker is kept current and live.
To assist in the preparation and ongoing maintenance of the Compliance Directorate`s policies and procedures.
To maintain an up to date register of review dates for the Compliance Directorate`s policies and procedures.
To ensure that the Compliance Directorate`s risk register and associated action log is up to date and current.
To follow up on actions associated with the Compliance Directorate`s risk register.
To maintain an up to date register of recommendations arising from audit activity, and to ensure that these are being progressed as appropriate.
To maintain an up to date register of recommendations arising from incident investigations, and to ensure that these are being progressed as appropriate. To maintain a repository of membership and terms of reference for any governance related meetings within the Compliance Directorate.
To service any governance related meetings within the Compliance Directorate.
To actively champion and promote good governance practice.
To produce governance related performance reports.
To deputise for the Audit and Governance Manager where required.
To perform other duties as may be reasonably required by the Audit and Governance Manager.
Key experience and qualifications required
Demonstrable experience within the field of Risk, Governance or Policy Development
A willingness to develop expertise in fields which one has no previous experience of
Demonstrable experience of servicing meetings
Strong communication, presentation and report writing skills and experience.
Knowledge of relevant legislation and governance for the sector
IT computer literacy
Educated to degree standard or equivalent experience
The role will involve occasional travel to Nottingham and Derby
Please see job description for full details
Interview Date: TBC
What Metropolitan can offer you:
Metropolitan offers an excellent and unique Benefits package that can be adapted to suit each individual. We offer employees the opportunity to choose from a wide variety of benefits which includes Health and Well-being Programme, Employee Assistance and discounts with multiple retailers and many more. We also offer an impressive Pension Scheme and 28 days holiday, with the ability to buy and sell up to 5 days!
Metropolitan is committed to being an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind: Metropolitan is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Metropolitan are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to age, disability, gender reassignment, marital status, pregnancy or maternity, race or religion, sex or sexual orientation. Metropolitan will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics and we encourage applications from diverse backgrounds and cultures