Head of Risk, Assurance and Compliance - Philantrophy

Amsterdam Permanent

Updated 19/05/2022

  • Stand-alone role within international philanthropy surrounding
  • EU working permit needed, help bring this role to next level!

About Our Client

My client is a globally operating philantropic organization.

Job Description

The Head of Risk, Assurance & Compliance, acting as a second LoD , is responsible for the following with a focus on non-financial risk, assurance and compliance matters:

  • Risk and compliance oversight
  • Coordinating role regarding assurance
  • Framework development
  • Policy and methodology formulation
  • Performing and facilitating risk and compliance assessments
  • Reporting on key non-financial risk and compliance issues, including key risk indicators
  • Manage the Incident Management process and monitor the follow up of any actions
  • Facilitate and host quarterly Risk & Compliance committees of the respective organizations
  • Liaise with other departments on risk related matters

The Head of Risk, Assurance & Compliance acts as a coach, facilitator and constructive assessor to continuously improve the control environment and to oversee compliance with applicable laws and regulations as well as internal policies and processes.

The Successful Applicant

  • 8+ years of relevant experience in the Risk, Assurance, Compliance, Business Security or Audit field
  • An engaging individual who can built trust with management based on outstanding personal skills and a high level of professional expertise. The person is used to work in multi-cultural and diverse environments
  • Strong communication skills on various levels of the organization
  • Be pragmatic with a 'can do' mentality and innovative mindset
  • Questioning mind and not afraid to put sensitive/ delicate items up for discussion
  • The DNA to deliver end to end solutions, integrated processes and implementation of actions that support business needs
  • Strong experience in building capability in the team and a strong track record of building technical capability across the three lines
  • Understanding of the regulatory requirements around risk & control and its impact on investment and philanthropic organizations
  • Strong understanding of a risk based approach to risk management and a strong knowledge of internal controls including the design and implementation of these measures.
  • Knowledge of key tools applicable in risk management, i.e. Enterprise Risk Management framework, Key Risk Indicators, Risk and Control Self Assessments, Scenario Analysis
  • Good knowledge of internal audit and control methodologies
  • Highly developed analytical and structured problem solving skills with experience in root cause analysis

What's on Offer

- A competitive remuneration package.

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Risk, Compliance & Audit
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Operational / Enterprise Risk Management
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