Governance Officer – Part Time
Not for Profit Membership Organisation
The City, London
Basic Salary £33,000 Pro Rata with excellent benefits including 26 Days Holiday, Pension Up to 12% employer contribution, Life Assurance x 3 Salary, Season ticket loan, childcare vouchers, retail discounts and gym discounts.
Part Time, 3 Days a Week – Tues, Weds and Thurs
My client a world leading not for profit membership organisation with over 23, 000 members based in the City of London is currently looking for a Governance Officer on part time basis 3 days a week – Tues, Weds and Thurs.
To provide governance expertise for all matters relating to the constitutional processes and governance of the membership organisation, its associated companies and charities.
Deputise for the Governance Manager as required.
Support all member elections including; General Assembly, Vice-President; Board of Trustees and any ballots required under the Charter.
Act as Secretary to the Nominations Sub-committee, Audit Committee, Major Projects Scrutiny Committee and other boards and 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 website.
Prepare briefings and reports for the Senior Executive Team, Presidential Team and Board of Trustees as appropriate.
Manage the contracts register.
Maintain the register of interests.
Manage the Gifts and hospitality register
Assist with arrangements for presentations of Outstanding Service Awards, Gold Medal and Honorary Membership as appropriate.
Participate in corporate projects from time to time
Manage the paper index and action logs.
Produce management information reporting relating to Board and committee statistics
Undertake other duties, commensurate with the post, as may be directed by the Governance Manager
Applicants must be able to demonstrate the following competencies:
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
Excellent verbal and written communication skills commensurate with working with senior managers and directors
Resilience in dealing with challenging and committed people
Interpret and present data
An ability to establish credibility with and inspire confidence in all stakeholders and to exercise judgement in dealing with sensitive and confidential issues
An ability to manage stakeholder relationships at all levels
An ability to handle complex information and to manage multiple tasks
A team player with a collaborative approach who is committed to the success of the team as a whole
Works well under pressure, with a patient manner and calm exterior
Previous experience of a service type environment (e.g. dealing with queries/helplines) and using judgement when providing support to others
Proven organisational ability and management of a variety of competing tasks and issues, prioritising appropriately and escalating where necessary
Competence in use of Microsoft Office programmes
Evidence of team work and collaboration
Excellent attention to details and can demonstrate pride in work and ensuring it is of the highest standard
Experience of working in the membership or third sectors
Knowledge of public or charitable sector procedures and practices.
Experience of using Board portals
To apply to this role please send your CV.
Due to the volume of applications we are only able to contact successful applicants. Therefore if you have not heard from us within 10 working days please deem your application as unsuccessful on this occasion.
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