Vacancy details

Risk Management Assistant

Reference W065/20
Location Merefield House, Castleford
Salary £22,197 - £24,966
Hours 37
Closing Date 21 September 2020
Notes Punam Patel, Risk Management Officer by email ppatel@wdh.co.uk

We have an exciting opportunity for someone looking to play a key role in protecting one of the UK’s leading housing associations.

Responsible for over 32,000 homes across the Wakefield district and beyond, WDH contributes to creating confident communities and improving the lives of thousands of people and their families. This role supports the organisation to manage our risks to ensure we can continue to do so.

We are looking for someone with a meticulous eye for detail to support the Risk Management Officer, maintain our risk and assurance register and be involved in supporting our planning and business continuity arrangements.

The successful candidate will need to be organised and professional and will assist in reviewing how well our risks are being managed, looking at the effectiveness of the controls in place as part of our approach to integrated risk and assurance mapping.

You will also support the wider team on risk management, value for money (VFM), business strategy and team planning activities.

We’re looking for someone who is great with Microsoft Word and Excel to help maintain good records and someone who is not afraid to speak up and challenge to get the job done.

Applicants will have:

  • qualification at Level 2 of the Qualifications and Credit Framework;
  • proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office products, especially Word, Excel, and PowerPoint;
  • evidence of planning, organising, and co-ordinating their work to achieve deadlines;
  • relevant experience within a risk, audit, compliance, or relevant finance role involving data analysis and reconciliation; - ideal but not vital!!
  • ability to communicate confidently and effectively and negotiate with people at different levels of an organisation to ensure that required outcomes and timescales are achieved; and
  • ability to work as both an individual and member of team.

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Punam Patel, Risk Management Officer by email ppatel@wdh.co.uk

As an employer WDH can offer you a great set of benefits which includes:

  • 25 days holiday (rising to 30 over 5 years service) + statutory bank holidays;
  • a wide range of personal development opportunities;
  • a fantastic health and wellbeing package;
  • a very attractive pension scheme (14.3% employer contribution); and
  • "cycle to work" scheme and discounted shopping platform

WDH is accredited by Investors in People, which means we recognise that our employees are our most valuable asset.

You can also contact our Recruitment Team on 01977 724698 or by email to recruitment@wdh.co.uk.

Please note: we do not accept CVs.

Interviews wc : 5 October 2020