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Corporate Governance Risk and BAF Lead

The Finegreen Group
East of the U K
Band 8a
Closing date
22 Dec 2021

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An exciting opportunity has arisen, supporting a large NHS organisation as a Corporate Governance Risk and BAF Lead.

This is a band 8a post working in the East of England on an interim basis to commence ASAP until the end of March 2022.

To provide specialist knowledge, advice, direction and leadership in all areas of Risk management.

Main Responsibilities:
  • The post holder will have delegated responsibility for the management of risk and a coordinating liaison role with senior management for matters in relation to risk and incident management and wider matters of quality compliance;
  • Maintaining and managing the organisation’s high level risk register and Board Assurance Framework;
  • Completing a review and refresh of the Board Assurance Framework and Risk Management Framework;
  • Leading and providing oversight on the management of incidents and risks;
  • Monitoring and reporting on progress in relation to strategic and high-level risks, and incidents to service managers, Executive Team, Board and Board sub-committees;
  • Ensuring effective use of the Datix risk management system and its proposed replacement;
  • Ensuring robust administration of the Central Alerts System;
  • Maintaining and improving performance against nationally and locally agreed standards;
  • Ensuring that risk and incident management processes are embedded across the organisation;
  • Leading on specific work plans and projects as directed;
  • Ensuring that effectiveness can be evidenced through continuous demonstrable improvements.
A successful candidate will have:
  • Previous experience of working in the NHS at a senior level;
  • Post graduate risk management qualification or equivalent knowledge and experience;
  • Extensive specialist and current knowledge of risk management and legislation relevant to the NHS;
  • Experience developing and implementing risk management systems specifically in relation to clinical risk management systems;
  • Experience of successfully implementing change and service improvement;
  • Experience of analysing complex data and report writing, including Board reports;
  • Specialist knowledge of both generic and clinical risk assessments and analysis of information;
  • Strong report writing skills and experience of writing complex reports for management committees;
  • Ability to analyse, investigate and resolve complex and occasionally sensitive matters;
  • Able to maintain high standards of diplomacy and confidentiality.


If you are interested in the role and have the above skill set, please send a copy of your updated CV along with your availability to Ria Healy on


Put simply, we help our clients to recruit the best possible people to lead, manage and direct their organisations. Since launching in 2005 we have become an award winning, market-leading consultancy focusing on both public and private sector Healthcare recruitment. 

Leadership skills have rarely been at such a premium - as organisations across both public and private sectors attempt to improve services and standards at a time of widespread change and unprecedented financial constraints.

Like other leading executive recruiters, Finegreen has developed a pool of talent built up over many years, along with established networks, to ensure that right-match candidates get to hear about relevant positions. Where Finegreen differs from many others, is in its willingness to spend quality time with clients - to gain an in-depth knowledge of roles being filled and their importance to an organisation.

During just 12 years in the Healthcare market, Finegreen has developed into a Virgin Fast Track top 100 company - and was voted Recruiter of the Year 2013, 2014 and 2016 at the Health Investor Awards, Top small to medium sized business 2013 -1 2018 at the Best Business Awards, and featured in Recruiter’s Top 10 Public Sector Recruitment providers.


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0345 130 4006
The Finegreen Group
M12 6JH
United Kingdom
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