Board and Governance Officer / PA / Secretary

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Liverpool, Merseyside
04 Jan 2021
24 Jan 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Board and Governance Officer / PA / Secretary 


Full Time




We are an ambitious and well-established housing group with deep roots in our three heartland areas of Liverpool, St Helens and Warrington.


One of the largest landlords in the North West, we have 1,500 staff, manage more than 40,000 homes, support almost 75,000 customers and invest at least £5m a year into local communities and life changing causes.


A social organisation with a commercial focus generating income to drive our activities and deliver lasting change, Torus is a landlord, property developer, commercial contractor and social entrepreneur.


We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Board and Governance Officer to attend and service Board / Subsidiary Board and Committee meetings and other governance meetings.


Within this role you’ll be responsible for:


  • Ensuring the efficient administration of Board, subsidiary Boards and Committee meetings including effective and timely Board / Committee paper production, management of agenda planning, report collation and quality control
  • Acting as a lead governance support officer for designated boards / committees within the group structure including attendance at meetings, production of accurate minutes and action lists and following up on required outcomes
  • Liaising directly with Board / Committee Chairs to agree meeting agendas, formal minutes and other action points
  • Acting as the first point of contact for Board members
  • Assisting with the arrangement of travel, hotel accommodation, subscriptions and conference bookings
  • Providing all logistical arrangements for meetings including coordinating venues and catering requirements
  • Supporting and implementing effective governance services and processes in order to ensure compliance of company law and legal obligations.


To be successful in this role you will:


  • Have worked within a similar role previously providing support at board level
  • Have experience of formal minute / note taking and of using a wide range of IT packages
  • Be capable of communicating both verbally and in writing, to a high standard with senior managers and board members
  • Be highly organised with the ability to plan and prioritise
  • Be confident when working in a pressurised environment and maintaining a high degree of accuracy
  • Be able to support and manage change
  • Some meetings will be held out of hours so a flexible approach is essential.


The closing date for this role is Sunday 24th January.


Please note, due to Covid19, this role will initially be based from home with some visits to the office. This role will move back to being office based when it is deemed safe to do so.


We reserve the right to close this recruitment if it is deemed that we have received a suitable number of applications. On this basis we would advise that applications are submitted as soon as possible.