Nationwide Jobs – Whistleblowing Manager

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Job Description:

The role will be central to the investigation of concerns raised/allegations made and will have direct involvement in the governance, controls and reporting arrangements. It is essential that the role-holder helps maintain the integrity of the whistleblowing process and is able to demonstrate neutrality, integrity and discretion at all times.

The Whistleblowing Team form part of Nationwide’s Risk Community and report to the Society’s Director of Compliance. They are responsible for responding to Whistleblowing concerns raised by colleagues and overseeing any subsequent investigation that is deemed appropriate.

Job Responsibilities:

The role is extremely varied and will enable you to work with teams and stakeholders across Nationwide. It provides an opportunity to genuinely make a difference and contribute to upholding the Society’s values.

You will be involved in supporting Whistleblowers through their whistleblowing journey, ensuring they are kept updated and that the information they have provided is treated sensitively and confidentially.

You’ll also be expected to support and oversee any subsequent investigation that is initiated as a result of whistleblowers raising their concerns and then briefing/updating senior audiences on developments and outcomes. Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written) are therefore a vital ingredient.

You will be required to operate reactively, adapting and re-prioritising workloads, having sound judgement and a lateral thought process to aid in capturing your decision making and rationale.

We’ll need you to produce a Terms of Reference for each investigation to outline the key areas of concern and investigatory approach. In some instances, you’ll be asked to undertake the whistleblowing investigation, including collection and analysis of evidence, internal interviews, producing a summary report and presenting the findings and recommended outcome to the Whistleblowing Committee.

Job Requirements:

  • Experience of training and presenting to small and large audiences, internal and/or external to Nationwide.
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret and apply regulation and legislation to update processes, procedures and to determine the correct approach to a situation;
  • Have strong verbal and excellent written communication skills, with a particular emphasis on note-taking, report writing and presenting to a senior audience
  • Demonstrable experience of conducting or leading investigations or reviews, analysing information to establish the facts in a given situation and using sound judgement to recommend an informed outcome.
  • Previous experience of managing whistleblowing investigations or holding a similar role where the confidentiality of the process is critical.
  • Be able to demonstrate and show empathy to individuals, who are sometimes experiencing challenging circumstances;
  • Have experience of working with and influencing multiple stakeholders at senior levels;

Job Details:

Company:  Nationwide Building Society

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Swindon, England, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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