Head of Risk & Governance

Head of Risk & Governance

  • Competitive
  • Permanent / Fulltime employee
  • Real Estate and Property
  • United Kingdom

I’m working with a leading firm who are looking to identify a Head of Risk & Governance to join on a permanent basis.




  • Create, launch and maintain a strong Governance, Risk and Compliance framework.
  • Develop a risk-based monitoring and oversight plan to ensure all timelines are met.
  • Supporting and reporting to the Board and Execs across Risk and Governance.
  • Review, updating and develop Policies and Procedures.
  • Oversees Governance, Risk and Data Protection Compliance.
  • Eventually looking to develop an internal audit function.



  • Must be managing a Risk & Governance function currently.
  • 5+ years’ experience within Risk & Governance gained in a highly regulated sector i.e. Financial Services.
  • Strong influencing ability and able to build and maintain strong relationships with senior stakeholders.
  • In-depth knowledge of GDPR and wider compliance i.e. Anti-Bribery & Corruption, AML/KYC, Anti-Money Laundering
  • Have a background in a complex organisation.



  • Experience of dealing with Information Security, IT Risk or Data Protection & Privacy issues.



Location: Bedfordshire

Salary: £70,000 - £85,000

Duration: Permanent


Managing this role

Sofia Moura Da Luz



0203 800 1099