Experienced Group Governance Manager

Newcastle Upon Tyne
£23.71 - £24 per hour
05 Oct 2016
02 Nov 2016
IT, Recruitment
The Company We are currently recruiting for a specialised local social housing organisation who are based in Newcastle near South Gosforth. We are looking to recruit an experienced Company Secretary and Group Governance Manager to join their busy team with starting mid-October. The Role This position has the attractive working hours of Monday-Friday 9am-5pm and is initially an on-going assignment until at least the end of July 2017. We are looking for applicants who are available to start mid-October for this vacancy. Please note that we would require ex-employer references (covering the last 3 years to consider you for this role). Job Duties As Company Secretary and Group Governance Manager , you will be acting as Company Secretary with responsibility to support the work of the Boards and Chief Executive to ensure good governance within the company. Duties Include: Responsible for ensuring effective provision of statutory governance to YHN, including supporting the Chair and Executive Team in the design and implementation of an effective Board and committee structure. Developing policies, systems and processes which provide the required levels of assurance to the Boards to ensure compliance with all aspects of company law, statutory legislation and good governance practice. Provide advice, guidance and support across the organisation on all relevant areas of legislation and best practice regulation and compliance as appropriate. Management of the AGM and all statutory Company Secretary duties. Organise and facilitate the recruitment, selection, and election processes to appoint members to the Group Boards, deliver tailored induction and training to Directors in their role and arrange any additional support and training as necessary. Review, organise and administer the board appraisal and development system in partnership with the Chair. Effectively manage allocated budgets and service level agreements Management, development and delivery of the systems of good governance within Your Homes Newcastle, including governance reviews and implement improvement plans. Act as the lead anti-bribery officer, and contribute to policy development and the production of information at Board level Manage and support the development of individuals in the team through appraisal, one to one meetings and personal development planning. The Person Relevant knowledge and experience to deliver the Company Secretary role and manage the provision of all associated governance work, keeping up to date with relevant legislation, current and emerging business practices Ability to build effective relationships with stakeholders both internal and external. Ability to work at a senior level proactively advising on governance matters Excellent written and oral communication skills Strong organisational skills to co-ordinate the governance schedule of meetings and events Line management skills Applications If the above role is of interest to you, please do not hesitate to apply to this advert attaching your CV. Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted. Sarah Jones. Anderselite. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66795207