Business Assurance Officer

Business Assurance Officer

  • Location

    Cardiff, Wales

  • Sector:

    Permanent Division

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  • Salary:

    Up to £30000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Suzanne Wheatcroft

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Our client, an established and leading training company require a Business Assurance Officer to join the busy training department. You must have relevant experience within Business Improvement, audits and risk assessments. You will also have sound working knowledge and experience of ISO 270001 standards and Information Security and Business continuity Principles

Location: Cardiff

Hours: Mon - Fri 9 - 4.30

Salary: £30,000

The Business Assurance Officer / Assigned Data Protection Officer will be responsible for ensuring that robust systems that qualify, identify, manage and improve compliance across all business functions.

Key Responsibilities:

* Advise in business process/procedure quality by documenting and improving the processes to ensure a repeatable, efficient and effective workflow, with embedded controls

* Conduct business process/procedure assessment interviews and workshops

* Translate inputs from business process/procedure interviews and workshops to written descriptions of the processes, and build business cases for change

* Accountable for leading on the planning, conducting and reporting of internal and subcontractor audits / assessments

* Assist business process sponsors and process owners in completing their action plans from internal and external audits

* Write new policies and procedures based on requirements from management, risk analysis, audits etc.

* Assist business process sponsors and process owners to assess and to improve the effectiveness, efficiency and quality of process productivity and internal controls

* Lead on the development and implementation of new processes and procedures

* Support the self-assessments and Management Reviews through collecting process performance data and assessing the process maturity

* Responsible for training and managing the re-training of employees in line with changes and continuous development requirements

* Accountable for promoting a compliance and risk awareness culture with the organisation

* Inform and advise the organisation and its employees about their obligations to comply with the GDPR and other data protection laws

* Be the first point of contact for supervisory authorities and for individuals whose data is processed (employees, customers etc)

* To carry out such other appropriate duties commensurate with your skills, knowledge and experience

* Accountable for maintaining personal development in relevant regulations and their impacts

The Ideal Candidate:

* Experience of conducting audits and risk assessments

* Experience of developing security information management systems

* Experience of implementing systems

* Project Management & Change Management working experience

* Working knowledge of ISO27001:2013 and ISO9001

* Analytical skills, logical and systematic thinking, and communication skills

* A high degree of IT literacy

* An understanding of data protection regulations

* Ideally you will have a Bachelor's degree in business, organisational development, information technology, information security or equivalent but not necessary