Governance Manager - Agile WorkingChester, Cheshire (Agile working options are available)£48,151 per annumFull Time (35 hours per week), Permanent
Our client is a value-orientated Housing Association working together to create communities where people want to live. They manage circa 5,500 homes over a wide geographical area and their residents include families, older people and those in need of special care and support.
They are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Governance Manager for a new position which plays a key role in leading the delivery of first-class Governance arrangements within the Group.
Reporting to the Assistant Director of People of Governance, the successful candidate will be part of a passionate, dynamic and caring People & Governance Team with responsibility for the delivery of Governance activities including: Board & Committee support; Company Secretarial support; Data Protection; Internal Audit; Performance Management; Business Assurance & Risk Management as well as Employer Health & Safety and Business Support & Facilities Management.
To succeed in this role, you will need to be a customer-focused individual, able to work with minimal supervision, be action orientated, able to problem solve and be comfortable driving change and continuous improvement change.
You will also need to comfortable working with internal and external stakeholders at all levels including Executives, Board and Committee members.
The main responsibilities will include:
- Provide clear, consistent and innovative leadership to staff within the Governance team and wider organisation ensuring the delivery of excellent Governance service across the Group
- Effectively develop, lead and implement the organisation's strategies and frameworks for governance, employer's health & safety, business support and facilities management
- Ensure the effective delivery of a coordinated, high quality, customer focused governance service to further the achievement of the business strategic objectives.
- Work with the Board, Committees, Executive Management Team and any other constituted or delegated non-executive body, to ensure that first class governance structures and arrangements are in place to enable effective and proactive direction, management and control.
In return, they offer an excellent benefits package including: DC Pension Scheme with employer's contributions up to 10%; 25 days annual leave (rising to 28 after 4 years' service); flexi time and flexible / agile working options; payments of professional subscription fees, opportunities for learning, training and professional development.
Please upload a CV and written statement detailing how your skills, experience, abilities, behaviours and work-related qualities make you a suitable candidate for this role.
Closing date: Friday 12th March 2021 at 9am
Selection: Tuesday 23rd March 2021 (1st Round)
Monday 29th March 2021 (2nd Round)
*Some flexibility around the selection process is possible*