Governance Risk Compliance Specialists – Manchester (NPAF-GovRiskComManc) Manchester, England

Salary: GBP280 - GBP360 per day
Governance Risk Compliance Specialists – Manchester

My financial services client based in Manchester requires 2 Governance Risk Compliance Specialists to join on 6 – 12 months contracts paying £280-360/day (via umbrella) dependant on experience.


The role holders will have responsibilities covering Third Party Governance (TPG) and is expected to perform the following duties:
- Understand and assist in achieving unit service objectives and key performance indicators (KPIs).
- Promote and support a culture of compliance, risk avoidance/mitigation and corporate accountability throughout the organization.
- Assist in the development of tools, training, policies, and procedures.
- Provide analytical support to the management team regarding metrics, reporting and special projects.
- Work with counterparts across all business lines to ensure policy/procedure and control standardization.
- May work with service providers to ensure proper controls are in place.

Governance and Compliance specific responsibilities:
- Work with auditors and technical subject matter experts to satisfy internal and external audit requirements and SOX compliance.
- Identify and implement opportunities for automation or efficiencies to improve governance/audit controls within TPG.
- Analyze existing controls to determine which are obsolete or out-of-date.
- Serve as a subject matter expert for governance and compliance frameworks and regulations within TPG.

Risk specific responsibilities:
- Work with technical subject matter experts to identify, mitigate and manage risk.
- Review workflows, hand-offs, process steps and existing policies and procedures; analyze areas for improvement and provide recommendations.
- Identify and monitor non-compliance and escalate when appropriate.
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