Assurance Manager

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  • Job Reference: 1129
  • Job Title: Assurance Manager
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Basic Salary Range: £36,562 per annum + Final Salary Pension & Package
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Posted 6 years ago
  • This position has been filled

We are currently recruiting an Assurance Manager for our client a government led organisation.

The post will be responsible for:

  1. Audit. The post holder will carry out a programme of audits across the Estate outputs. These outputs range from multi-million pound capital investment projects to cyclical statutory and mandatory maintenance regimes. He/ She will have the requisite skills to work alongside other professional staff.
  2. Development: the post holder will assist in the development of appropriate best practice policy, process and procedures for all aspects of Estate management including, Commercial Procurement and Business processes.
  3. Training. The post holder will develop a rigorous and effective training programme to develop our highly skilled and motivated work force
  4. Assurance. The post holder will be lead for all Maintenance and Construction Health and Safety Policy, Audit and Assurance.

The successful candidate will have:

  1. Extensive experience of procurement and delivery of Property Management across a complex property portfolio with a clear understanding of business processes and the background to support Estates staff at aligned to business needs.
  2. The ability to communicate effectively, peer to peer and to more senior Association colleagues with regard to the importance of Assurance.
  3. Knowledge of Commercial and Procurement standards.
  4. Experience in methods of Audit, Assurance and Quality Management demonstrating a clear ability to work alongside colleagues to develop best practice.
  5. Experience in developing training programs to raise standards of delivery and levels of assurance.
  6. Be articulate, both on paper and verbally, with a high standard of presentational skills.
  7. NEBOSH General Certificate and proven ability to raise standards of Health and Safety understanding within businesses.
  8. Degree standard or equivalent education, together with CBIFM/ MRICS or CIOB professional qualifications.
  9. A Full clean Driving License.

And will probably have

  1. Certificate in Quality Management.
  2. Prince 2 or similar Project Management Qualification
  3. Be able to demonstrate the necessary interpersonal skills required to interact with staff, customers and suppliers.


The post requires ad-hoc travelling to other locations within UK for attendance at meetings or events on behalf of the company. Some activities may require late evenings and/or overnight stay and certain weekend work.