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Risk and Assurance Lead


Reference: 4856588

Permanent position working 40 hours per week (Monday to Friday)

We are looking for a motivated, engaging risk and quality assurance specialist to help our organisation move to the next level. You need to be someone who enjoys building relationships and working across the organisation to cajole, encourage and support as you build on and improve out systems and processes.

Napier is a lively and dynamic city offering an exceptional climate as well as plentiful opportunities for family, recreation and relaxation. Improved road and air links are helping to make Napier one of New Zealand's most popular, liveable and easily accessible cities.

Napier City Council is one of Napier's biggest and most desirable employers - we value excellence, integrity, sustainability and outstanding customer and community service.

This role is part of the Business Excellence and Transformation team within the Corporate Services Department.

The responsibilities include:

  • Supporting the implementation, review and monitoring of a corporate risk management policy and strategy across the organisation
  • Co-ordinate and facilitate the development of a comprehensive Business Continuity policy and practices

Ideally you will have proven experience at developing and implementing risk management and compliance processes, knowledge of the insurance industry and be able to build and manage excellent relationships to enable you to achieve you, and Council's goals.

We are an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status. Applicants must have existing rights to work in New Zealand.

Our preferred candidates will be required to undergo pre-employment screening which includes drug testing and, for some roles, health screening.

If you are ready for this opportunity, then we encourage you to apply now. We will be interviewing suitable candidates as applications are received and may close this advertisement when we have found the right person.

Applications Close: 30 Sep 2019