Time Commitment: 6-8 Days per annum
Duration: 3 Years
Location: Flexible with some travel to London
The Crown Prosecution Service sits at the heart of the criminal justice system in England and Wales, working to protect the public and create a safe society, ensuring the right person is prosecuted for the right offence and offenders brought to justice wherever possible.Around 6,000 people work for the CPS, across England and Wales in a variety of roles. Almost half our employees are lawyers who are responsible for deciding whether to prosecute cases and represent the Crown in many hearings in the courts.
We are a diverse organisation spread across the country, supported by excellent technology and a highly-committed, professional workforce.We are a leading voice in transforming the criminal justice system, using our legal expertise and digital capability to make the public safer and build the confidence of our diverse communities.
We are now looking to appoint two Non-Executive Directors to our Audit & Risk Committee, a vital component in our governance structure.These individuals will support the board and executive by reviewing the comprehensiveness and integrity of our risk provisions across financial processes and controls, the actions and judgement of management, internal audit, anti-fraud and corruption.
Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate a strong affinity for the CPS, its objectives and culture.They will bring substantial experience of operating at senior level in positions focused on financial, audit, risk and assurance across the public or private sectors.Alongside this, they will have demonstrable ability to operate strategically as a member of the Audit & Risk Committee, forging strong and collaborative relationships with colleagues across the CPS, and the ability to operate as a critical friend to the executive team.Successful candidates will also bring strong customer awareness, experience of operating in a transformation environment and a track record of delivery.
This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the development of an ambitious organisation with a committed workforce, that directly impacts every citizen in the country.
For further information about these roles, please download the candidate pack below under Supporting Documentation.
Closing date for applications is: 9am BST Monday 26th April 2021