Part time Governance Officer (3 days per week)

Job Title: Part time Governance Officer (3 days per week)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: PRO RATA
Start Date: 2018-12-13 00:00:00
Reference: 176102186
Contact Name: Chetan Patel
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 13, 2018 15:46

Job Description

Part time Governance Officer (3 days per week) required for a UK wide, well-respected membership body with HQ based in the heart of the City of London.

The Governance Officer will provide governance expertise for all matters relating to the constitutional processes and governance of the organisation, its associated companies and charities.

This is a permanent part time position, working 3 days per week, paying £33,000 pro rata.

Please note that interviews for this role will take place from mid-January 2019 onwards.

Core duties of the Governance Officer include:

" Support all member elections including; General Assembly, Vice-President; Board of Trustees and any ballots required.
" Act as Secretary to various committees including Nominations Sub-committee, Audit Committee, Major Projects Scrutiny Committee and other boards / committees as required.
" Support the delivery of General Assembly meetings, arrange and co-ordinate board and committee meetings including sourcing venues and monitoring budgets.
" Prepare, draft, and circulate papers and agendas, write and distribute meeting minutes and co-ordinate follow up actions.
" Support effective induction programmes for new members of General Assembly and the Board of Trustees.
" Support and undertake company secretarial duties for various charities and companies as directed by the Governance Manager.
" Support appointments to Committees, Panels and wider governance bodies as required.
" Take responsibility for updating and maintaining Governance pages on the organisation's website.
" Prepare briefings and reports for the Senior Executive Team, Presidential Team and Board of Trustees as appropriate.
" Deputise for the Governance Manager as required.

The successful applicant will mostly likely have / be:

" Recent governance experience
" Previous experience of formal meeting and agenda management and minute taking for committees and groups
" Working with senior managers and directors up to Board level
" Educated to Degree level or equivalent
" Candidates with legal, governance, compliance qualifications or working towards attaining professional (ICSA) qualification

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