Our Benefits

This is advertised as a full-time role (37 hours per week) with flexible working and the opportunity to work from home several days a week, but we would also consider requests for part-time working for the right candidate.

This role includes 28 days paid annual leave per annum plus bank holidays, with additional leave increments for continuous service. 

Additionally, for this role, the Council offers up to £4k of reimbursement for relocation expenses for a successful candidate moving into the County.

We value our colleagues in Cambridgeshire County Council and have developed a number of benefits:

  • Flexible working
  • Flexible Bank Holidays
  • A comprehensive wellbeing package
  • Our Cambs Rewards employee discounts
  • A comprehensive pension scheme.
  • IDEAL staff equality, diversity and inclusion network.
  • Camweb our staff intranet helping to keep you informed
  • An employee recognition scheme

About the role

Cambridgeshire County Council is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our Internal Audit & Risk Management team as an Audit & Risk Manager. This is a great opportunity to continue to develop your leadership career in local government, within a forward-thinking and inventive team, working within an innovative and supportive County Council. 

The Audit and Risk Manager role reports directly to the Head of Internal Audit & Risk Management and will have a high level of responsibility in the provision and development of a proactive and dynamic Internal Audit service. The post holder will be a forward-looking, innovative professional with the ability to deputise for the Head of Internal Audit & Risk Management where appropriate and the capacity to operate in a highly visible role.

The role includes flexible working and the opportunity to work from home, and requests for part-time working will be considered for the right candidate. Please see the ‘Our Benefits’ section below for further details. 

For more information or to chat about this opportunity please contact Mairead Claydon, Head of Internal Audit & Risk Management at: mairead.claydon@cambridgeshire.gov.uk 

About you

Successful applicants will be team players and great communicators, with the desire to think innovatively and strategically about how to improve the way systems and services work, challenge current processes, and work closely with senior management and key stakeholders across the organisation. Experience auditing contracts (particularly open book contract audit), conducting fraud investigations, and/or of risk management would be a particular advantage.

Applicants for the Audit and Risk Manager role will be qualified CCAB accountants or Chartered Internal Auditors.

Please note: Applicants are requested to submit a C.V. and a supporting statement. When writing the personal statement, you should refer to the Person Specification and give specific examples to demonstrate how you meet the criteria.

About us

Cambridgeshire is a great place to work and live with a diverse population, an urban centre in Cambridge, historic Isle of Ely, Huntingdon and St Ives as well as more rural landscapes.

We are proud to serve the diverse communities of Cambridgeshire and want our workforce to be reflective of this diversity, which we believe benefits our employees, the organisation and our communities.

Visit our jobs and careers section to find out more about our wide range of learning and development opportunities; apprenticeships; our wellbeing package; staff benefits; our commitment to equality, diversity and Inclusion. 


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