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GRC Specialist

About the role

We’re working with a highly well-regarded insurance company based in Newcastle who are looking to expand their highly competitive risk frameworks within a lucrative governance, risk and compliance role. This highly people-orientated business will assist any staff with career development.

Hybrid and flexible work arrangements are available.

If you’re an experienced, adaptable, and effective communicator looking to step into a role with great career promise, we’d like to hear from you.

The opportunity

As a Senior GRC Specialist you will work on integrating business-critical programmes and frameworks into the day-to-day for the company and work collaboratively with internal and external teams. Using forward-thinking strategies, you will employ an adaptable approach to improving practice and driving the business forward.

About you

  • Be based in Newcastle and be happy with a hybrid/highly flexible work arrangement with 8 days a month in office working (ideally).

  • Have a relevant degree.

  • Have experience with integrations of GRC programs and frameworks into businesses.

  • Have knowledge of GDPR and its implications for businesses.

  • Develop, maintain, and implement the business IT governance, risk & compliance programmes and processes within the IT organisation.

  • Identify, evaluate and report the risks and controls of the IT organisation, conduct risk assessments and document results according to the group risk framework.

  • Driving improvements of GRC accountability and efficiency across teams.

  • Technical leadership for training, and coaching/mentoring for all GRC team members.

  • Monitor, measure the IT processes against internal policies and procedures.


  • Healthcare cash plan offers money back on everyday health-related expenses

  • Employee Assistance programme

  • Flu Jab Voucher is offered during the flu season to protect against the unpredictable flu virus

  • Dr Care anywhere – Virtual GP online service with appointments available 365 days of the year

  • Pension Advisory Service

  • Enhanced family friendly policy

  • Safe driving scheme offers access to online learning and driving lessons for colleagues and spouses and dependents

  • Season ticket loan

  • Cycle scheme - choose a bike, hire it for an agreed time then snap it up for a fraction of the cost

If you’re interested in this role, click ‘Apply Now’ and a member of our team will be in touch.

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