Associate Director of Governance and Risk

When someone in the RAF family needs help, the charity they turn to is the Royal Air Forces Association. We make sure serving and veteran RAF personnel and their families get the support they deserve. Demand for our welfare services is increasing and must be supported by the highest standards of governance.  We are therefore seeking to strengthen our Governance and Risk team by appointing an Associate Director of Governance and Risk. Reporting to the Director of Governance and Risk, the Associate Director will be a member of the Senior Management Team with specific responsibility for corporate governance, data protection and risk management.  This role also leads on business assurance, ensuring compliance with statutory, regulatory and contractual requirements.
The ideal candidate will be a fully qualified member of ICSA or similar professional organisation. They will have the experience of company secretarial working at a senior level, preferably within the not for profit sector, a sound understanding of the legal and regulatory requirements affecting Registered Providers and organisations that deliver care services and are Ofsted registered. In addition they will have a strong understanding of the corporate challenges of GDPR and Data Protection. The Associate Director of Governance and Risk is expected to demonstrate vision and appropriate excellent leadership.
We offer an attractive benefits package which includes 10% employer pension contribution, 36 days of holiday per annum and excellent development opportunities
If you are interested in the role, we’d love to hear from you. The full job description, person specification and application form is available to download from our website To apply for the position, please complete the application, and send it to For more information please call our HR team on 0116 464 5044
No agencies or CVs please.
Closing Date for receipt of all applications is 8am Monday 28th October 2019.
1st Stage Interviews will be held on 4th, 5th and 8th of November 2019.

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