Full-time (flexible working options available)
Witney (currently working remotely, but some office working expected in time)
Open Doors UK and Ireland is a Christian charity, part of Open Doors International, a global NGO network which works in over 60 countries to support and strengthen persecuted Christians. Last year the UK base raised approximately £15 million to provide practical support to persecuted Christians such as food, medicines, trauma care, legal assistance, safe houses and schools, as well as spiritual support through Christian literature, training and resources.
We have a great opportunity for an experienced Risk & Compliance professional to join our team at Open Doors UK & I. Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, you will support the development and delivery of risk management standards and strategy, and lead our GDPR compliance as the appointed Data Protection Officer.
This role will champion the risk management framework and policy, and build risk awareness throughout the organisation, ensuring that all risks are identified, reported, and managed effectively. Utilising your extensive data protection experience, you will lead on all data protection activities and provide expert advice and guidance to colleagues.
You will discover that we work here because we are passionate about strengthening the most persecuted so the global church remains God’s faithful witness to the world. You will have an opportunity to use your professional skills to contribute to the work that we do, and to be part of a team that seeks to grow the charity, to support and encourage one another, and to uphold the Christian values that we base our identity on.
If you are an experienced Risk and Compliance professional who is also a Christian* then we would love to hear from you;
Closing date: 28 February 2021
1st Interviews: 15 and 16 March 2021
2nd Interviews: 22 March 2021
*There is an occupational requirement under Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010 for this post to be held by an actively practising Christian who assents to our statement of faith.
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