Governance officer - corporate policies

Salary: from £30,000 per annum when working full time (35 hours a week)

Contract: permanent

Location: Bristol

 

We’re looking for amazing people to help us drive a digital revolution for the benefit of society.

 

About you

We know that sometimes people can be put off applying for a job if they think they can’t tick every box. But we realise the ‘perfect candidate’ doesn’t exist. So, if you can do most of what we are looking for, go ahead and apply. You could be exactly what we need!

We’re ideally looking for someone with:

  • Experience working in a governance support function
  • The ability to communicate corporate policies clearly and effectively, and provide guidance to employees on these
  • Great attention to detail, excellent communication skills, and strong planning and organising abilities

 

About the role

As our governance officer, you will support our deputy company secretary to deliver our governance framework and a range of related projects. This will include maintaining corporate policies and the processes for creating, approving and launching new ones. You’ll help ensure compliance, helping employees and providing guidance around these.

You’ll be a great support to the rest of the team, preparing agendas, meeting papers and taking minutes.  

To find out more about this role click here

 

About us

We want a world where people learn, discover and thrive through access to technology. No matter who they are or where they live. We’re a social enterprise, so every penny we create is reinvested in our core purpose. 

We’re a place where people make a difference to our members, feel valued and have fun. Our values are our guiding principles. They are pride, passion, pace, trust, and teamwork.

 

Why work at Jisc

We want to make sure our people have the flexibility they need to balance their personal lives and do well at work. So, we focus on outputs rather than presenteeism and are open to a whole range of ways of working including flexible hours and working from home.

We’re always learning and developing. All our people have access to a huge variety of learning resources to help them achieve this.

Our benefits are great too:

  • We offer 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays and 3 days Christmas closure)
  • We contribute a huge 19.5% to your 8.8% for your pension from day one
  • We provide discounts on IT equipment, a cycle to work scheme and season ticket loans
  • We also offer generous parental leave arrangements, career breaks and volunteer leave

 

Location

This role will be based in Bristol.

Connecting with each other is a doddle, thanks to our technology, but getting face to face is something we value and find time for when we can, so you may need to travel on occasion. Our main offices are in Bristol, Harwell, London and Manchester

 

Other stuff you need to know

At Jisc we celebrate diversity and know that it’s critical for our success. We work hard to make sure we’re inclusive. So, if you are great at what you do and share our values, we want to hear from you.

If you need any adjustments made to the application or selection process so you can do your best, let us know. We will be happy to help.

We review CVs as we receive them and interview as soon as we receive good applications. We don’t use closing dates. So, please apply as soon as possible to avoiding missing out on this role.

No agencies please.


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