Governance Officer

We are looking for a Governance Officer who is part of the Governance and Risk Team with specific responsibility for providing a comprehensive secretariat service to the Council, allocated committees and subsidiaries. The Governance Officer will help to ensure that the Association operates to the highest standards of good governance and be a key point of contact for Trustees and Senior Management Team.

The Governance Officer will organise and co-ordinate Council, committee and subsidiary board meetings, including preparing board agendas, ensuring papers are prepared and distributed in a timely manner and minuting meetings. The Governance Officer will also be responsible for catering and travel / accommodation arrangements and managing the Council and Committee Travel & Subsistence Policy. The Governance Officer will also be responsible for ensuring that all statutory and regulatory filings are made in a timely manner.

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in the successful provision of governance support services at director level including experience of organising and minuting meetings and a good understanding of the regulatory framework applying to charities and social housing providers. Additionally, they will have an ability to handle sensitive and confidential information in a discreet and professional manner, to build effective working relationships across the organisation at all levels and excellent administrative and communication abilities, high attention to detail and high levels of literacy and IT skills.

If you’re interested, please call our HR Team on 0116 268 8754. The information pack is also available to download. To apply, you should fill in the application form and send it to

No agencies or CVs please

The closing date for all applications is Friday 25 January 2019

Interviews will be held on 31 January and 1 February 2019

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