Head of Assurance and Supplier Management

Job Title: Head of Assurance and Supplier Management
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Liverpool
Salary: £73,000 plus benefits (including a 35 hour week & flexitime)
Reference: 177832
Job Published: October 02, 2017 10:33

Job Description

Our client is proud to be one of the leading registered providers of social housing in the UK, offering affordable housing and support to people of all ages and circumstances.

They are a group of complementary businesses driven by a clear social purpose, with a charitable housing association at its core. Established over 50 years ago, they have grown to become a major provider of affordable housing, care and support services in England and Scotland, with over 40,000 homes in management. Operating at scale across over 120 local authorities, their vision is to transform the lives of the 60,000+ people they house and revitalise the neighbourhoods in which they live.

This is a substantial leadership role where you will establish and lead the new Assurance function on behalf of IT and Change, defining the strategic direction of the function.  You will head up IT supplier management, responsible for the management, development, rationalisation, streamlining and monitoring of the entire IT supplier portfolio and associated contracts and costs.<

You do not need to have a particular sector background and they are open minded in regards professional qualifications. However, it is preferred, but not essential that you have experience of Prince2 or Managing Successful Programmes (MSP) qualification, or equivalent.  The two key selection criteria are, experience of successfully leading, managing and motivating teams at a senior level, and strong demonstrable background in implementing IT controls within an IT governance framework and experience of designing an overall IT governance framework.