Head of Governance


Our world-renowned client, a non-departmental public body, is looking for a Head of Governance to join their committed and innovative team. Reporting to the Director of Resources, the role is responsible for upholding governance best practice across the business, including oversight of the Boards and Committees. The ideal candidate will be part or fully ICSA qualified with past relevant Board/Company Secretarial experience, ideally within a charity, although this is not essential. If this sounds of interest, please apply today!


  • Advise on governance best practice and ensure governance information is transparently available where appropriate
  • Oversight of the Annual Report and Accounts
  • Review of the internal control framework, liaising with internal auditors to agree strategy
  • Management and development of more junior team members

Experience and qualifications

  • Educated to degree level
  • ICSA qualified or part qualified
  • Demonstratable experience of working closely with a CEO or Chairman
  • Prior company secretarial experience ideally within the charity or public sector

Personal qualities and behaviours

  • Ability to build highly effective and collaborative relationships
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to stay calm under pressure and manage competing deadlines
  • First rate organisational skills

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