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Internal Audit & Risk Officer

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Job ID:

51847

Location:

Leeds 

Salary:

£35,000.00 per year
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Job Views:

13

Posted:

01/11/2018
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Job Description:

thebigword is a world-leading provider of translation, interpretation and language technology solutions. Established over 30 years ago, thebigword has a solid reputation amongst its customers as a trusted development partner. thebigword's language technology enables customers to connect with their global markets by helping to break down the barriers to communication. Investment in the latest technologies provides a variety of solutions including the ability to automate workflows to drive efficiencies and improve quality.
Industry focused solutions are delivered to clients across the private and public sectors; utilising a specialist network of linguists expertly sourced to meet client requirements. With presence in major cities across the UK, the US, Asia and Europe, thebigword supports over 2,500 clients around the globe.

Reporting to the Head of Risk, Audit & Compliance the purpose of this role is to manage Global Risk Management and Internal Audit delivery in order to achieve the objective of being the leading provider of language services internationally.

Key Responsibilities

Audit

  • Responsible for the day-to-day operation and upkeep of the Global Internal Audit process.
  • Supports the Head of Risk, Audit & Compliance with planning and documenting the annual Internal Audit schedule in accordance with assurance maps, risk registers and other business requirements.
  • Delivers internal audits to the approved schedule.
  • Maintains assurance maps.
  • Liaises with the Compliance Officer to ensure that there is no duplication of work between the Internal Audit schedule and the Q&EMS compliance reviews.
  • Liaises with the Information Security Officer to ensure that there is no duplication of work between the Internal Audit schedule and the ISMS compliance reviews.
  • Provides updates on internal audit progress to be included in the Q&EMS and the ISMS Management Review Reports and to the Board Report.
  • Maintains an awareness of all other audit activity within the Company, including ISO certification visits and client audits.
  • Works with the Sales team to provide audit-related information required for tender / proposal responses.

Risk

  • Responsible for the day-to-day operation and upkeep of the Global Risk Management process.
  • Coordinates and facilitates the risk monitoring, review and refresh processes, ensuring Risk Owners complete reviews on schedule.
  • Attends the Risk Management Committee (RMC) to support the Head of Risk, Audit & Compliance in driving outcomes and decisions.
  • Supports the Head of Risk, Audit & Compliance in providing high-level risk summaries to the Exec and Board.
  • Responsible for promoting and raising awareness of the Risk and Audit processes, working with L&D to create training where necessary.
  • Works with the Sales team to provide risk-related information required for tender / proposal responses.

Other

  • Engages with other elements of the Risk, Audit & Compliance team as necessary e.g. the operation of the Business Management Systems (BMS), including the QMS, ISMS, EMS, HSMS and Business Ethics.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Knowledge of Internal Audit and Risk Management methodology
  • Experience of Internal Audit Annual risk-based planning and internal Audit assignment planning
  • Strong numeracy and the ability to understand financial data;
  • Research skills and the ability to draw information from various sources, including people;
  • IT skills / computer literacy;
  • Clear and concise writing skills and the ability to handle complex documents;
  • interpersonal, relationship-building and negotiation skills;
  • Good initiative, recognizing emerging problems and proactively developing solutions.
  • Ability to Multi-task
  • Effective communication, both orally and in writing

thebigword offers a fantastic, vibrant working environment with happy colleagues who contribute to the continued success of our business. Could we be offering the opportunity you've been looking for? Hit Apply Now and join one of Leeds best employers.

thebigword is committed to encouraging diversity and opposing all forms of discrimination in our working environment. Our aim is that our workforce will be truly representative of all sections of society and each employee feels respected and able to give of their best. As an international company that operates worldwide and due to the nature of our industry we are a multicultural company. We have a large diverse client base which demands diversity amongst our employees to be able to service our clients effectively, thus meaning we employ people from different cultures and we do not discriminate against people on grounds of race, ethnic origin, colour, nationality, religion, age, gender reassignment, marital status, sexual orientation, or disability

Due to the nature of our business, all successful applicants will be required to complete a basic criminal records disclosure. Candidates for this role will also require Security Clearance and employment references will be sought following any offer made.

Response to this role is expected to lead to a high number of applications and therefore it is not always possible to respond to everyone directly. If you have not heard from us within 10 working days from applying for this role, then unfortunately your application has not been successful on this occasion.

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Internal Audit & Risk Officer

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Job ID:

51847

Location:

Leeds 

Salary:

£35,000.00 per year
col-narrow-right 

Job Views:

13

Posted:

01/11/2018
col-wide 

Job Description:

thebigword is a world-leading provider of translation, interpretation and language technology solutions. Established over 30 years ago, thebigword has a solid reputation amongst its customers as a trusted development partner. thebigword's language technology enables customers to connect with their global markets by helping to break down the barriers to communication. Investment in the latest technologies provides a variety of solutions including the ability to automate workflows to drive efficiencies and improve quality.
Industry focused solutions are delivered to clients across the private and public sectors; utilising a specialist network of linguists expertly sourced to meet client requirements. With presence in major cities across the UK, the US, Asia and Europe, thebigword supports over 2,500 clients around the globe.

Reporting to the Head of Risk, Audit & Compliance the purpose of this role is to manage Global Risk Management and Internal Audit delivery in order to achieve the objective of being the leading provider of language services internationally.

Key Responsibilities

Audit

  • Responsible for the day-to-day operation and upkeep of the Global Internal Audit process.
  • Supports the Head of Risk, Audit & Compliance with planning and documenting the annual Internal Audit schedule in accordance with assurance maps, risk registers and other business requirements.
  • Delivers internal audits to the approved schedule.
  • Maintains assurance maps.
  • Liaises with the Compliance Officer to ensure that there is no duplication of work between the Internal Audit schedule and the Q&EMS compliance reviews.
  • Liaises with the Information Security Officer to ensure that there is no duplication of work between the Internal Audit schedule and the ISMS compliance reviews.
  • Provides updates on internal audit progress to be included in the Q&EMS and the ISMS Management Review Reports and to the Board Report.
  • Maintains an awareness of all other audit activity within the Company, including ISO certification visits and client audits.
  • Works with the Sales team to provide audit-related information required for tender / proposal responses.

Risk

  • Responsible for the day-to-day operation and upkeep of the Global Risk Management process.
  • Coordinates and facilitates the risk monitoring, review and refresh processes, ensuring Risk Owners complete reviews on schedule.
  • Attends the Risk Management Committee (RMC) to support the Head of Risk, Audit & Compliance in driving outcomes and decisions.
  • Supports the Head of Risk, Audit & Compliance in providing high-level risk summaries to the Exec and Board.
  • Responsible for promoting and raising awareness of the Risk and Audit processes, working with L&D to create training where necessary.
  • Works with the Sales team to provide risk-related information required for tender / proposal responses.

Other

  • Engages with other elements of the Risk, Audit & Compliance team as necessary e.g. the operation of the Business Management Systems (BMS), including the QMS, ISMS, EMS, HSMS and Business Ethics.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Knowledge of Internal Audit and Risk Management methodology
  • Experience of Internal Audit Annual risk-based planning and internal Audit assignment planning
  • Strong numeracy and the ability to understand financial data;
  • Research skills and the ability to draw information from various sources, including people;
  • IT skills / computer literacy;
  • Clear and concise writing skills and the ability to handle complex documents;
  • interpersonal, relationship-building and negotiation skills;
  • Good initiative, recognizing emerging problems and proactively developing solutions.
  • Ability to Multi-task
  • Effective communication, both orally and in writing

thebigword offers a fantastic, vibrant working environment with happy colleagues who contribute to the continued success of our business. Could we be offering the opportunity you've been looking for? Hit Apply Now and join one of Leeds best employers.

thebigword is committed to encouraging diversity and opposing all forms of discrimination in our working environment. Our aim is that our workforce will be truly representative of all sections of society and each employee feels respected and able to give of their best. As an international company that operates worldwide and due to the nature of our industry we are a multicultural company. We have a large diverse client base which demands diversity amongst our employees to be able to service our clients effectively, thus meaning we employ people from different cultures and we do not discriminate against people on grounds of race, ethnic origin, colour, nationality, religion, age, gender reassignment, marital status, sexual orientation, or disability

Due to the nature of our business, all successful applicants will be required to complete a basic criminal records disclosure. Candidates for this role will also require Security Clearance and employment references will be sought following any offer made.

Response to this role is expected to lead to a high number of applications and therefore it is not always possible to respond to everyone directly. If you have not heard from us within 10 working days from applying for this role, then unfortunately your application has not been successful on this occasion.