Head of Governance

Head of Governance 12month FTC

Salary: To £75,000

Location: London/Flexi-working

This UK focused Finance organisation has an exciting new opening within their high functioning secretariat on a 12month FTC maternity cover. You will assist with all statutory compliance, corporate governance matters, and all main board work. To be considered, you must have 5+ years’ experience ideally gained within a small team of a commercial organisation and excellent written output. This role is ideal for those looking for greater main Board exposure and the opportunity to progress their career within a fast-moving dynamic organisation.

The role:

  • Providing the Secretariat for the board and high-level committees as required.
  • Working closely with the Chair and CEO to lead the delivery of the overall Board Succession plan
  • Providing oversight of strategic initiatives or other support required by the Chief of Staff
  • Ensuring relevant actions from the Board and Management Committee are executed
  • Acting as a governance expert and owner of key governance documentation including the Articles and Rules
  • Leading the delivery of and implementation of findings from the annual Governance Review.


  • Previous experience of providing Secretariat support to a Company Board is essential
  • Experience of project management in a financial services or professional services firm is desirable.
  • ICSA qualification is desirable

Please contact poppy@dmjcosec.com for more information about this position.

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