Job description:

Risk and Assurance Coordinator

West Bromwich/Brimingham

Salary – £22,100 – £22,800 per annum – depending on skills and experience

Contract type – Permanent

Working hours – Full Time (37 hours per week)

Closing Date – 24 May 2024

Interview Date – TBC

About the role

You will support the Head of Risk & Assurance and Risk &Business Continuity Managerin ensuring the presence of an effective and value-adding Risk and Assurance function.

You will provide maintenance of the organisational Asset and Liability Register, and co-ordination of periodic updates to this.

A fit-for-purpose organisational risk management framework, including the capture, recording and assessment of risk, related controls and assurance activities, and administration of the Risk Management System.

Appropriate and proportionate assurance, to include the effective supporting the co-ordination of outsourced internal audit arrangements including monitoring of the action tracker and reporting on the implementation of agreed actions.

Effective insurance claims administration through working with the Insurance Officer on claims handling and related activities.

Please note that if you are successful in this role, we will require a DBS check to be completed. Further details will be sent following offer.

About you

You must be able to prepare content to support good quality first draft reports.

You must be able to deploy effective time management and task prioritisation to ensure deadlines (including reporting) are met.

You will be committed to process improvement, continually analysing processes and driving change where required.

You need to be able to handle conflict effectively.

You must be able to manage difficult conversations effectively.

Please note that if you are successful in this role, we will require evidence of the required certificates and qualifications for this role. Without this evidence, you would be unable to commence employment at GreenSquareAccord.

About us

GreenSquareAccord is one of the biggest social housing and care providers in England.

We believe passionately in our mission to build better lives and provide social housing and support services to 54,000 people across our four localities. We are proud to play an active role in helping people to deal with the consequences of the housing crisis by providing affordable homes for people in our communities who need them most.

We also provide care and support to some of the most vulnerable people in society. This includes support for people who are homeless, experiencing domestic violence or are part of the criminal justice system.

Our purpose

We are proud to be able to support tens of thousands of people across England by providing affordable housing and care to help people live independently.

Our focus is on building better lives. Everything we do is about people – whether that`s providing a good quality, safe home or providing care which helps someone to live an independent life.

Our colleagues live and breathe this social purpose and we need great people, with skills across a range of disciplines, to make this happen.

Working for GreenSquareAccord gives you the chance to bring your skills and expertise and make a real difference. It doesn`t matter which role you are considering applying for, your work will help thousands of people build a better life.

The GSA Way

We know that how we do things is just as important as what we do. To help us make a difference, together, we created the GSA Way.

A culture we commit to, aspire to, and live and breathe. Commitments and behaviours which together make our organisation what it is.

Our five core commitments are:

  • We believe our customer is everything
  • We are one team
  • We are supportive and caring
  • We are business-minded for social purpose
  • We are curious and ambitious.
  • You can read more about the GSA Way in our recruitment pack.


    In support and recognition of our colleagues who will help us deliver our employer strategy, we offer a fantastic benefits package. This includes; annual holiday entitlement (plus statutory bank holidays); a defined contribution pension scheme; trust based flexible working and a Confidential Employee Assistance Programme (EAP).

    GreenSquareAccord also offer a non-contractual performance-related bonus scheme. Further details will be made available upon joining, along with supporting documentation which can be found on the GreenSquareAccord intranet site.

    All individuals who apply to work at GreenSquareAccord are considered on their merits in line with our Diversity and Inclusion strategy and policy.

    GreenSquareAccord are a Disability Confident Employer therefore we actively encourage applications from individuals with disabilities and try to provide access, adjustments, equipment or other practical support where required. All applicants with a disability who meet the `essential eligibility criteria` for the role, as detailed in the job description, are guaranteed an interview.

    If you need any assistance, adjustments or adaptations throughout our selection processes please let us know.

    Close Date for applications:24/05/2024Job description attachment: