The purpose of the Joint Independent Governance and Risk Audit Committee (JIGRAC) is to provide independent advice, assurance and recommendations to the Commissioner and the Chief Constable on the adequacy of the internal control environment, financial reporting, governance, and risk management frameworks.
The JIGRAC panel is chaired by volunteers meeting periodically to evaluate Wiltshire Police’s governance, risk management and financial controls. Thereby helping to ensure efficient and effective assurance arrangements are in place.
The panel is a small independent team with a keen interest in good governance, willingness to scrutinize performance and help ensure Wiltshire Police instil the best practises in the day-to-day business of policing.
The Terms of Reference for JIGRAC, along with agendas and papers from previous meetings, can be found here:
Joint Independent Governance and Risk Audit Committee
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As a JIGRAC member you will provide Wiltshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) and the Chief Constable (CC) with invaluable advice and independent assurance.
Over the course of the year members attend five meetings to assess the adequacy of the internal control environment, financial reporting, governance, and risk management frameworks. Through examining inspection reports, by internal and external auditors, then seeking assurances in person they assess strategy, key performance information and make recommendations.
Their independent scrutiny, challenges and exacting standards help to ensure efficient and effective assurance arrangements are in place. A key component of the corporate governance for the Police and Crime Commissioner and the Chief Constable.
The Office of the PCC and Wiltshire Police are looking for individuals to apply who:
The PCC and Wiltshire Police value diversity and welcome applications from all our communities. Auditing experience is not essential, but a general knowledge of good business principles would be an advantage.
All JIGRAC members are expected to attend five meetings per year, as well as training day upon appointment. You will serve one term of three years with the option to serve a second term.
This is a voluntary role. However, there are certain allowances provided including £300 per meeting plus milage.
If you are interested in applying for this role, please submit a CV no longer than two pages in length, together with a supporting letter. This should indicate why you are interested in this role and highlight your skills and experience in respect of requirements of the role, as detailed on the website. These should then be emailed to [email protected].
Recruitment for these roles will be closed once we have filled the available vacancies therefore we encourage anyone interested to apply as soon as they can.