Interim Governance Manager

Hunter Merrifield
London (Central)
11 Feb 2018
16 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Interim Governance Manager

£20ph - £25ph (depending on experience)3 to 6 months

An exciting opportunity has risen to work for a leading professional regulatory body based in the heart of Central London. Dedicated to advancing their particular within healthcare. The ideal candidate will be able to provide secretariat support to Council/Committee/Board Level and have an understanding of governance within the public sector.

Principal responsibilities:

  • Providing secretariat support for Council/Committees/other fora, including liaison with Council and Executive members; producing forward business and decision-making schedules; agenda planning; collating and quality assuring agenda papers; report writing; producing minutes and following up on agreed actions; and ensuring the smooth conduct of business, including all logistical and other arrangements.
  • A range of governance activities, including development and review of governance policies and processes; maintaining the registers of member and Director interests and gift registers; recruitment and appointment of Council and Committee members; devising and supporting member induction and development programmes; implementing the outcomes of annual effectiveness reviews; developing the governance handbook and relevant website pages.

Knowledge and experience

  • Extensive experience of public sector governance, providing high quality member support services and undertaking secretariat functions for Council/Committee/Executive level meetings, including producing public minutes of open meetings.
  • Proven experience of working with a wide variety of people at all levels, up to, and including Council and Executive directors.
  • Experience of working in a politically sensitive environment and with confidential material
  • Proven experience of people and budget management

Skills and abilities

  • Excellent minute-taking and written communication skills, able to tailor communications for a wide variety of audiences.
  • Exceptional time management, planning, prioritisation and organisational skills
  • Ability to secure the confidence of Council members, Directors and senior officers and provide authoritative advice on governance matters

This is a fantastic opportunity for a governance candidate with an immediate start. Please get in touch ASAP.

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