Assurance Manager

Location: Warwick

West Midlands

Closing Date: 19-Jul-2020

Salary: Competitive

Reference #: 132774

About the role:

Wolseley UK are currently recruiting three Assurance Managers to join our Warwick office; these are exciting and newly created opportunities which will play an important role as Wolseley becomes an independent listed business. The Assurance Managers will lead effective risk management and compliance programs becoming a trusted commercial partner specialising in either:

  • Risk & Insurance

  • Compliance

  • Data

You will be responsible for collaborating with colleagues at all levels to help achieve business objectives and provide the required reporting in a listed environment.

You will:

  • Own policies, procedures and programmes e.g. updating, communicating and training.

  • Monitor compliance, governance and the external environment to ensure we are prepared for change.

  • Establish and maintain effective stakeholder relationships and engagement.

Risk & insurance:

  • Manage insurance arrangements.

  • Develop and maintain the risk management framework.

  • Anticipate and effectively manage business risk relating to the strategy and objectives.


  • Develop the Group’s Information Security policy.

  • Drive, develop, own and manage the GDPR compliance programme.


  • Develop an effective approach to the management of key risk areas e.g. Modern Slavery, Anti Bribery & Corruption (ABC), Anti Money Laundering (AML), Anti-Trust.

What we are looking for:

  • Strong track record in a finance, legal, compliance or risk management role.

  • Commercially minded with excellent technical knowledge

  • Experience of leading GDPR, antitrust, ABC, AML, and Modern Slavery compliance programs.

  • Risk identification and assessment processes and techniques.

  • Reporting and recommending practical solutions to risk issues.

  • Strong analytical skills, able to quickly identify and present key issues concisely.

  • Experience working across a large, complex organisation - interacting with all functional areas.

  • Commitment to developing and embedding best practice, innovation and continuous improvement.

About your development and benefits

We aim to unlock your potential and equip you with all the skills required to move to the next stage in your career with us, whilst earning a full salary. This all starts with your induction where you get to know us and our business and continues with relevant training and development.

Our people get benefits including:

  • Bonus

  • Company car / car allowance

  • Pension plan

  • 25 days holiday

  • Staff discount

About us

Wolseley UK is the country’s largest plumbing, heating and cooling trade specialist merchant and we aim to be the first choice specialist merchant for trade customers. We’re the UK operating company of Ferguson plc, a FTSE 100 company with revenues of over $18 billion.

We supply 180,000 different products to over 100,000 customers every year. Join us and you’ll be part of a team that gets the right products to customers at the right price, in the right place, and at the right time. You’ll also enjoy extensive training and an award-winning pension and great rewards package. And, as part of the world’s largest specialist distributer of plumbing and heating products, you’ll have access to a wide variety of career opportunities

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