Vacancies at EFL Trust

Compliance & Risk Manager

Post Title: Compliance and Risk Manager

Role Status: Full time (35 hours), Permanent.                                                                                                                    

Organisational Base: EFL House, Preston.   Regular travel is a feature of the role and will involve occasional evening and weekend work including some overnight stays.

Reporting To: Head of Governance & Quality

Salary: £32,000 to £48,000 (starting salary dependent on qualifications, skills and experience, capped at £45,000) and benefits package

The EFL Trust is the official charity of the EFL and uses the power of sport to improve lives and make a positive contribution to 72 communities across the country across our key themes of sport, education, community engagement and health. Formed in 1888 by its twelve founder members, the EFL (English Football League) is the world’s original league football competition and is the template for leagues the world over.

EFL Trust is responsible for the delivery of a range of Community based programmes and activities through its network of 72 Football Club Community Organisations (CCOs).   To enhance the Governance provision we are recruiting a Compliance and Risk Manager to maintain the integrity and quality of our commissioned programmes.

The role fits within the Governance and Quality Team and will have a significant input into the National Citizen Service (NCS) programme in addition to providing support and guidance to our network.   The NCS Programme engages with approximately 10,000 young people aged 15-17 annually and requires specialist and targeted health and safety support.

Benefits Package:

  • Generous company pension scheme, with an EFL Trust contribution of 10% of basic salary.
  • Opt-in private healthcare.
  • 23 days holiday (plus 8 bank holidays), rising to 25 days after 5 years. Holiday year commences 1st (Holiday purchase scheme is in operation).

Regular travel is a feature of the role and occasional evening and weekend working including some overnight stays.

Closing Date: 10 am 26th April 2019

Interview Date(s):  14 May at EFL House, 10 – 12 West Cliff, Preston, PR1 8HU

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