Interim Governance Manager - Greater Manchester

Flexible rates DOE. Inside IR35. WFH or Hybrid options available. Flexible working. - Not for Profit - Non Finance
Ref: 285 Date Posted: Tuesday 04 Jan 2022
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We are looking for an experienced Interim Governance Manager for our Social Housing Client based in the North West, whilst they recruit for a permanent position.

The Job

Managing a small team, the role of the Governance Manager is to ensure compliance with legal, regulatory, and best practice requirements, ensuring the Group complies with the Code of Governance.

Key responsibilities:

  • Leading the delivery of first-class Governance arrangements across the Housing Association
  • Ensure the delivery of key objectives through compliance with relevant legal and regulatory requirements via an appropriate governance framework
  • Be the technical lead on all aspects of Governance for the organisation, ensuring G1 regulatory judgement is retained by leading an appropriate and professional governance service
  • Operational responsibility for the delivery of Governance activities including Board & Committee support, Company Secretarial support, Internal Audit, Business Support and Facilities Management
  • Work collaboratively with the various Boards, Committees and Leadership Team
  • Make improvements and efficiencies to ensure the smooth running of key corporate functions and provide assurance that legislative requirements and good practice are embedded across the Group

The Person

  • You will be an experienced Governance Manager with excellent communication and organisational skills. You will have the ability to challenge and interrogate, provide reliable and informed advice and guidance, and work accurately in a fast-paced environment
  • You will be knowledgeable in Data Governance, Legal Compliance, Statutory Returns, and Training & Development of Board members
  • You will be able to provide clear, consistent, and innovative direction and leadership to colleagues within the Governance team and wider organisation ensuring the delivery of excellent Governance services