Head of DAP (Ref.2968)

  • Multiple Locations
  • Full Time
  • £70,779 per annum (A relocation allowance of up to £8,320.80 is available for suitable candidates)

Head of Devon Audit Partnership - Full time - Permanent

Devon County Council

Salary: £70,779 per annum

Location: Flexible

Closing date: 19th June 2022

Interview dates: 28th and 29th June 2022

Head of Devon Audit Partnership

At Devon Audit Partnership, we strive to be recognised for the quality of service, expertise and support we offer to the public and not for profit sector. So, we’re looking for a committed, ambitious Head to join our Partnership team, and aid us on our mission to be a leading provider of internal audit and assurance services to partners and external clients. Our shared service arrangement seeks to undertake work which will deliver sustainable and continuous improvement, paying special attention to the needs of local communities and our customers.

Working as the Head of our team, you will play a key part in providing strategic leadership, management, and development of the Devon Audit Partnership. Your authority and support will be instrumental in allowing clients to achieve their objectives effectively and benefit the communities throughout the county, to make a positive difference.

At the front and centre of The Partnership, you will provide professional and effective internal audit, risk management and counter fraud service that meets requirements and management needs of several external clients (including upper and lower tier Councils, schools, academies, blue light services, and national park authorities). In this role, you will be presented with a unique, exciting opportunity to showcase your expertise and make beneficial change, driving The Partnership forwards at a time when clients are delivering services in different, creative and varied ways. You will have a meaningful impact on both the teams you lead internally, and the clients you aid externally. With your advice, Devon Audit Partnership will provide added-value to customers, protect public resources and so much more.

About You

We’re looking for a motivated, hard-working individual who is flexible and can demonstrate they are adaptable to change and being creative about taking The Partnership forwards. To succeed in this role, you must have expertise in leadership, performance management, professional development of staff and a clear understanding of internal audit, risk management and counter fraud. A hunger for consistently providing work of a professional quality. It is essential that you can showcase developed networking and partnership working skills, so we are sure that long-lasting relationships can be positively built with a wide range of internal and external clients.

You will be actively leading, coaching, and helping to grow our team from the get-go, so The Partnership can be taken to the next level. It is imperative that you can work closely with our customers and other organisations to achieve our vision, always putting their needs first in an honest, fair, and open manner. So we can all find the best solutions for the present and the future.

Devon County Council has a commitment to supporting a positive work-life balance for employees and wherever possible we support people to work in an agile and flexible way.

If you want flexible choice as to where you work from, alongside the chance to make a real difference in amongst one of the UK’s most vibrant counties, we’d love to hear from you.

For a confidential discussion about this role, please contact Angie Sinclair, Director of Finance and Public Value on 01392 380711

Job Description 

A relocation allowance of up to £8,320.80 is available for suitable candidates following appointment, subject to eligibility criteria.

DAP embraces the positive benefits of a diverse workforce and is committed to providing an environment that is inclusive and safe. We welcome applications from people who share our commitment to stop discrimination, challenge inequality, and promote diversity across Devon.

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Job Details

  • OrganisationDevon County Council
  • Work LocationExeterDevon
  • Reference

    REQ002968


  • Occupational GroupFinance & Accounting


  • Salary Details

    £70,779 per annum (A relocation allowance of up to £8,320.80 is available for suitable candidates)


  • Job TermPermanent
  • Appointment TypeFull Time
  • Hours

    37 hours per week

  • Closing Date

    18/06/2022

  • DBS Check Required

    No