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Joint Independent Audit Committee 20 Oct 2023 Joint Independent Audit Committee looking for a new member

We are looking for a new member to join the team serving on the Joint Independent Audit Committee.

This is an exciting opportunity to provide independent advice and assurance on the governance of the Office of the Northamptonshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner, Northamptonshire Police and Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service.

The Joint Independent Audit Committee performs a statutory function and has an important role in ensuring best practice, adherence to policies and good governance.

Members will also scrutinise the adequacy and effectiveness of risk management, internal audit and control and corporate governance arrangements of both organisations, as well as reviewing financial management and reporting.

Successful applicants to join the committee will receive training, an annual allowance of £3,000 and expenses, and will be subject to a police vetting check.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate a connection with Northamptonshire, have a good awareness and understanding of the public sector, and knowledge of best practice in audit and corporate governance.

Applications are encouraged from individuals with project management, estates and information technology skills and experience.

The closing date for applications is 31st October 2023. You can find out more about the role of the Committee and download a copy of the information pack from our website here.