Head of Compliance

Teddington (City/Town), London (Greater)
14 Sep 2018
11 Oct 2018
Full Time
Contract Type

Tearfund is a Christ-centred international NGO with a mission to respond to God's call to follow Jesus where the need is greatest. We do whatever it takes to end poverty and to help rebuild poor communities. When disasters strike, we respond prayerfully, professionally and quickly.

As a complex international organisation and a Christ-centred NGO we hold ourselves accountable to the most demanding professional standards.

To continue our commitment to this we are looking to recruit an experienced and dedicated Head of Compliance to join our Finance and IT Group.

This role is responsible for further developing an effective compliance framework across Tearfund, and to ensure compliance incidents are managed appropriately and lessons learned and acted on.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Experience of leading compliance, risk management or assurance functions
  • Experience of working with senior leadership teams and boards of directors and / or trustees
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proven ability to work to a high standard, with knowledge of best practice and with an eye for detail
  • A high level of understanding of risk management and regulation
  • We are looking for someone who is a servant-hearted, courageous and compassionate leader with a commitment to excellence, who can contribute to our strategy and support us in our aim to become a truly global organisation.  

Do you want to use your skills and experience to serve those living in poverty? Do your skills match the above?

Then we'd love to hear from you!

Please note this role involves overseas travel of up to 4 weeks per year.

All applicants must be committed to Tearfund's Christian beliefs.

The recruitment process will include specific checks related to safeguarding issues

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