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Group Risk and Internal Controls Manager

One Group. Six brands. Unlimited possibilities.

Six different automotive brands. Group Functions. Trade specialists.

Volkswagen Group is one of the most successful automotive manufacturers in the world, with some of the most iconic brands that the industry has ever seen. But we're also a great Sales, Marketing and Digital operation in our own right. Last year over 350,000 cars and vans were registered from the Volkswagen Group UK brands, achieving a market share of over 22% and confirming our position as the leading automotive company in the UK.

With a global target to be balance-sheet CO2 neutral by the year 2050, we are leading the automotive transition to zero emission battery electric vehicles. We're focusing on key strategic initiatives to help us become the leading provider of mobility services in the UK, digital sales, the next generation of aftersales and new efficient distribution structures to name a few.

We have a unique culture, built on difference and a friendly rivalry that inspires us all. Across our business, we learn from each other, encourage each other and regularly challenge each other to think differently. Our people have a true passion for what they do, a genuine desire to go further for customers and to give their own careers real momentum at the same time.  

We're looking for a Group Risk and Internal Controls Manager to join this pivotal team and be a subject matter expert, responsible for implementation and maintenance of group-wide risk management / internal control systems in accordance with Volkswagen AG guidelines, as well as maintaining and improving Volkswagen Group UK's resilience and business continuity plans. This is a key role engaging with Heads of Business and our Board of Management on strategic and operational risk management issues.

The Group Risk and Internal Controls Manager will join the team on a permanent basis reporting into and working closely with the Head of Governance, Risk and Internal Quality to lead in risk management business partnering with brands and functions to support in identification, evaluation and management of risks and their countermeasures.  In addition, you will play a key role in capitalising on  our strong working relationships with our sister companies across Europe and Volkswagen AG in Germany.

You'll need to be forward thinking and proactive and confident in communicating effectively and appropriately with internal and external stakeholders at all levels. You'll lead on developing risk management strategies to ensure that we continually improve our risk management system.   

If you're someone who thrives in a dynamic environment, has a passion for collaborating with a business and adding value in guiding and sharing knowledge on risk and control topics, this could be the perfect role for you.

So what can we offer you? We know people value different things, so along with a competitive salary, brand new car, fuel card and discretionary bonus, we offer a wide range of flexible benefits to suit you and your lifestyle.

Think you're up to the challenge? We'd love to hear from you…

  • Contract Type:
    Full-time - Permanent
  • Location:
    Volkswagen Group UK - Milton Keynes
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  • Function:
    Finance and Legal
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  • Closing Date:
    28 June 2022
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