Head of Governance, Risk & Compliance
The mandate of this position is to strive to align the processes, organisational structures and company culture to conform with the principals, policies and frameworks as mandated by senior management, using resources such as information, services, infrastructure and applications, people, skills and competencies, all while ensuring business continuity without excessive bloat and waste.
Through the design of processes the GRC department introduces a level of governance across the business following ITIL principles. The risk introduction or mitigation is identified and tracked whilst compliance is ensured via internal audits of the same processes.
Governance is also applied by sitting in on the various boards and groups within the company, to ensure that all products, changes and initiatives are in line with the company strategy and to safeguard the business.
Complimentary responsibilities include chairing the company security board, participating in product council, mentoring, training and leading compliance projects such as GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation).