Governance Officer

Colchester Borough Homes
Colchester, Essex
Salary range: £23,406 rising to £29,862
26 Jul 2019
16 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Governance Officer
Salary range: £23,406 rising to £29,862
Full time, Permanent 
37 hours per week

Do you enjoy working with senior stakeholders? Are you organised and skilled in supporting governance meetings and processes? 
Colchester Borough Homes is an award-winning organisation providing management and maintenance services to around 7,000 residential, commercial and public buildings in the local area.  We are an ambitious organisation focused on delivering great value services that make a difference.  
As our new Governance Officer, you will play a key role in ensuring that the corporate governance of Colchester Borough Homes runs smoothly.  You will provide company secretarial services, provide timely advice, arrange appropriate Board member training and development, and maintain a comprehensive governance policy framework.  You will work closely with the Chief Executive and the Chair of the Board to forward plan, ensuring that all matters including key compliance activities are completed in a timely fashion. 
Our ideal candidate will be a self-starter, with confidence to initiate and progress work, have experience of servicing senior boards and committees and will have an understanding of good governance.  You will possess great communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to form effective working relationships with a variety of stakeholders. 
We are an Investors in People Gold employer, with a workforce of over 200 people in a wide variety of roles to support the delivery of our services. We offer a friendly and passionate working environment, with excellent benefits including a local government pension scheme, flexible working and are committed to training and developing our staff. 
Closing Date: 16th August 2019
Interview Date: 29th August or 4th September 2019 dependent on candidate availability