Assurance Business Partner (Business Continuity/Insurance)

Date Posted 24/06/2022

Application Closing Date 14/07/2022 23:59

Hours 36 hours per week

Salary £44,817 per annum

Location Agile


Is supporting people to find a resolution in a moment of crisis a key strength of yours?


Do you like to operate in a fast moving and effective organisation?


Are you outcome and output driven?


ForHousing is a social purpose business that positively impacts communities by reinvesting profits, building vibrant and safe communities. We know that together we achieve more so we work with a range of like-minded partners to deliver positive change in communities and improve lives.  This role seeks you to operate in a positive, collaborative and resolution focussed way.


We’re looking to recruit an Assurance Business Partner to join our Governance and Assurance Team.


Reporting to the Head of Assurance, you’ll provide business continuity, insurance support and assurance across ForHousing, supporting the delivery of the Governance Framework as required by the Regulator of Social Housing and the Financial Conduct Authority.


You’ll achieve this by providing specialist expertise to support the execution of business continuity and insurance activities which will add value, provide protection, drive change and continuous improvement. Collaborating with department directors and the executive management team to develop and implement plans to anticipate, address and mitigate the effects of various business interruptions, whilst coaching colleagues on more complex areas of risk as well as softer skills, enabling them to develop the right level of subject matter expertise.


We’re looking for candidates who hold, or are working towards a relevant professional qualification, either in BCP or insurance or equivalent with in depth insurance or business continuity management experience in a business partnering or equivalent type of field. With good knowledge of the social housing regulatory framework, you’ll have proven experience designing and implementing effective business continuity and insurance strategies, policies, processes and training.


A role model for the business continuity and insurance function, you’ll work to a high level of corporate and ethical values, being a subject matter expert for all insurance matters across the organisation.


You will receive a competitive remuneration and generous benefits package, with the opportunity to choose additional flexible benefits including additional holiday and levels of healthcare. The roles are agile which means you have choice over where you work, whether that be in one of our collaboration spaces, in the community, a coffee shop or at home. This flexibility gives you the space to focus on balancing your work, your wellbeing and home life, as well as having a positive impact on the environment by travelling less. We welcome discussions about a wide range of flexible working opportunities which benefit you and ForHousing.


We value diversity of thought and believe this comes from diversity of backgrounds. We welcome applicants from across the spectrum of all: race, gender, ethnicity, culture, sexual orientation, age, religion, spirituality, identity and experience. We also welcome applicants from the Armed Forces community.