Governance Officer

Posted 26 February by Conventus Solutions Ltd

Governance Officer


£23000 to £32500

Do you have a Governance, Risk, Audit or Procurement background?

Our client, a global financial administration company, is recruiting a Governance Officer to conduct and lead supplier governance requirements. This role is a pivotal role and sits within the procurement team and requires an individual who is very organised and has a good understanding of governance, ideally in a Financial Services environment.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Manage governance obligations to ensure that key Procurement processes/procedures, supplier risk and compliance activities are managed effectively throughout the lifecycle of the relationship
  • Maintain, issue, review and communicate the supplier on board and ongoing due diligence requirements internally and externally
  • Work with the supplier to assist them in completing the due diligence questionnaires
  • Maintenance of all due diligence questionnaires issued to supplier base require periodic review and all necessary controls to be adhered to.
  • Ongoing methodology improvements, to include audit requirements to be developed and upheld
  • Develop and execute performance management strategies across key suppliers
  • Work with relevant 2nd line of defence teams internally to understand and be the expert within procurement in regards to regulator and client obligations
  • Collaborative management of risk and controls log reports
  • Train, build and develop competency across the team and internally on supplier risk procedures, service level and KPI expertise

Essential skills, experience and competencies:

  • Previous experience in a similar role or working in Financial Services
  • Experience in managing supplier performance
  • Experience operating within contract management and supplier governance frameworks
  • Ability to think laterally and develop new and innovation solutions to problems / processes
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work as a leader but also collaboratively within a team

Required skills

  • Governance Risk Audits Procurement

Reference: 34554913

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