Senior Manager - Propriety (2 Year FTC)
Birmingham, West Midlands
Set up under the Gambling Act 2005, the Gambling Commission is committed to safeguarding the public against any detrimental impact brought about by gambling. We do this by keeping crime out, protecting children and vulnerable people and ensuring the commercial gambling industry is run fairly and openly. We work with the legal system, the public health system, community groups and the industry itself to understand how we can protect the interests of as many people as possible, as effectively as possible.
We are now looking for a Senior Manager to join our team in Birmingham and support efforts to ensure that the National Lottery is run in a fit and proper manner for a two year, fixed term contract.
- Salary of c.£50,000 per annum
- Civil service pension
- Flexible working
- 26 days’ holiday
- Option to buy up to five days’ extra annual leave
- Additional benefits
Joining us means joining a dynamic, high profile sector and being at the cutting edge of regulation, where the work you do has a real impact on people’s lives. It also means joining an organisation that is inclusive, that respects work-life balance and is completely dedicated to helping you achieve your full potential. Whether that’s through flexible working, really understanding how you work best or exposing you to real opportunities to challenge yourself, if you’re passionate about making your mark on the industry and on society, then we will help you do that.
As a Senior Manager, you will be tasked with managing risk and a portfolio of high impact projects to drive improvements.
Working with experts across the Commission, you will engage with the National Lottery operator, form part of the Senior Management Team for the National Lottery Third Licence Programme and lead the strategic development of our approach to the National Lottery propriety duty.
Your role will also involve:
- Working across the National Lottery third licence and the National Lottery compliance programmes
- Leading co-ordination across the Commission on propriety matters
- Taking responsibility for our risk work as it relates to the National Lottery compliance and licensing
- Ensuring the National Lottery operator’s performance improves in relation to any risks or issues that are raised
To be considered as a Senior Manager, you will need:
- A relevant background that would enable you to work closely with compliance and enforcement and turn your hand to propriety issues that might arise. That might be a risk, compliance, legal or enforcement background, but we are open to applicants with different experience
- The ability to engage with senior internal stakeholders (including the National Lottery Committee, a sub-group of the Board), briefing and making recommendations to them, as well as engaging with and challenging senior external stakeholders. As such you will need strong written and oral communication skills
- Excellent influencing skills and to be adept at managing a number of stakeholder relationships
- The ability to oversee and improve our risk approach within the programme, so experience in this area is necessary
- To be analytical and adaptable, able to turn your hand to the variety of issues - both strategic and detailed – that emerge
Other organisations may call this role Risk and Compliance Manager, Gambling Compliance Manager, Compliance Co-ordination Manager, Compliance Programme Manager, Risk Programme Manager, or Propriety Risk Manager.
Webrecruit and The Gambling Commission are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.
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