Governance, Risk and Compliance Advisor

London, United Kingdom (Hybrid)
£35,150 to £37,000 + excellent benefits
09 Nov 2023
26 Nov 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

We are looking for a new member of the GRC team to help deliver the mission of minimising threats and optimising opportunities that impact Academy objectives. This team is relatively new and is playing a crucial role in driving continuous improvement across the Academy. The four areas of focus for the GRC team are Risk Management, Governance, Compliance, and Internal Audit.

The role

If you have experience with business analysis, risk management, and change management, then we would love to hear from you. The successful candidate will help to ensure projects and change initiatives are successful and help to analyse business processes for improvement opportunities. In addition, the main responsibilities include helping teams with risk management, supporting internal audits, and managing your own projects when required. This role will be highly influential across the whole Academy, giving the post-holder great exposure to build their own relationships and make tangible contributions to the way the Academy operates.


Who are we?

The Royal Academy of Engineering is harnessing the power of engineering to build a sustainable society and an inclusive economy that works for everyone. In collaboration with our Fellows and partners, we’re growing talent and developing skills for the future, driving innovation, and building global partnerships, and influencing policy and engaging the public. Together we’re working to tackle the greatest challenges of our age.

With a diverse workforce and an inclusive and supportive culture, we look to attract candidates from wide and different backgrounds who have a passion for the role engineering plays in society. Our aim is to make the Academy the best place to work for the staff we have and those we seek to attract.


Why work for the Royal Academy of Engineering?

We’re looking for people who are driven to make the world a better place. If you’re passionate about what you do and want to work collaboratively with talented colleagues to make change happen now and for future generations, we want you to get in touch.

This is the perfect time to join us. We have a dynamic, visionary CEO, a strong leadership team and an ambitious and exciting strategy. The value we bring as experts in our field and change agents is highly recognised and makes the Academy a motivating place to be. Our work today builds on a long, proud history with a focused and ambitious future which we’d love you to be part of.

We are looking for talented people who want to make a difference, to join our team – is this you?

Company Benefits

The Academy offers a fantastic package of additional benefits including:

  • BUPA cash plan
  • Private medical insurance
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programme
  • Independent Financial Advice
  • Non-contributory pension scheme with 10% employer contribution
  • Life Assurance, 4x annual salary
  • Health and wellbeing programmes
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Wellbeing days and office wide Christmas leave
  • Significant investment into your personal and professional development
  • Regular social activities
  • Subsidised restaurant



Our light, spacious offices are based in a fantastic location in central London with views over St James’s Park and close to the West End. We operate hybrid, flexible working practices with a baseline 2 days a week in the office.


How to apply/Interview process

To find out more and to apply, please click the 'Apply' button. As part of your application, you will be asked to upload a CV and a supporting statement explaining your interest in this role and how you fit the experience, knowledge, and skills profile.


Closing date: 26th November 2023

Interview date: w/c 4th December 2023 (in-person)

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