Land Registry Non-Executive Board Member and Chair of Audit & Risk Committee

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Body: Land Registry
Appointing Department: Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Sector: Business, Finance & Skills
Location: London
Number of Vacancies: 1
Remuneration: £20,000 per annum.
Time Requirements: The Board meets eight times a year, both at the London HQ and in its other offices across England and Wales.

Campaign Timeline

  • Competition Launched

    17/08/2018

  • Closed for Applications

    24/09/2018

  • Panel Sift

    15/11/2018

  • Final Interview Date

    TBC

  • Announcement

    TBC

 

Assessment Panel

Vacancy Description

The Role:

Finance Non-Executive Board Member

Key responsibilities and accountabilities

  • Provide independent and objective guidance to the Board and Executive team on accounting and finance matters;
  • Contribute to the maintenance of an effective Board together with appropriate corporate governance in line with best practice;
  • Act as a source of support to the Executive management team;
  • Chair the HM Land Registry’s Audit and Risk Committee; and
  • Promote awareness and understanding of the audit and risk function.

Person Specification

Key skills

It is essential that the successful candidate bring an:

  • Ability to develop strategy at a senior level across all areas of a business, challenge assumptions and decision-making as appropriate and provide financial analysis and guidance on all activities, plans, targets and business drivers;
  • Ability to interpret complex financial information;
  • Ability to assess the effectiveness of systems of internal control and risk management systems;
  • Understanding of accounting standards and how to apply them;
  • Ability to operate at senior Board level; and
  • Strong communications and stakeholder management skills, including the ability to mentor senior executives as appropriate.

It is desirable that the successful candidate bring:

  • An understanding and appreciation of the role of HM Land Registry in upholding property integrity for the UK economy;
  • A focus on providing challenge and guidance on HM Land Registry’s transformation into a digitised and data-driven registration business and contributing to the monitoring of the transformation;
  • A Strong technical background in internal audit and control;
  • An experience of IT transformation; and
  • An understanding of the public sector.

Headed by the Non-Executive Chair, Michael Mire, the Board currently comprises a mix of Executive and Non-Executive Directors.  The Board is collectively responsible for the oversight of the operation of Land Registry, with emphasis on its strategic direction, management control, and corporate governance. All NEBMs are expected to contribute substantially to decisions covering the strategy for the organisation and the overall direction of the business, adding value by offering wise counsel, advice and challenge.

Attachments
Land Registry NEBM - Diversity Form
Land-Registry-NEBM-Application-Pack (1)
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