Job Summary

Key tasks and accountabilities are intended to be a guide to the range and level of work expected of the post holder. This is not an exhaustive list of all tasks that may fall to the post holder and employees will be expected to carry out such other reasonable duties which may be required from time to time by the Business Support and Administration Manager and Company Secretary.

– To contribute towards the implementation of a working culture that is collaborative and makes governance a tool for compliance, quality assurance and improvement
– To be responsible for continuous personal development by requesting and attending training when necessary
– To demonstrate a strong commitment to the promotion of equal opportunities
Job description here:Governance Officer – Advert

Job Salary

£35,000 + benefits

Closing Date

September 26, 2022

Job description

• To take accurate minutes of the Boards and sub-committees, subsidiaries (including SPVs and LLPs), assist with the distribution of Board papers; following up on actions arising from the meetings
• Work with the Company Secretary to develop consistent meeting packs, meeting administration and output and follow-up to meetings
• To support the Company Secretary and Executive Assistants to the MDs of Be First/Reside/B&D Energy in planning, arranging, and monitoring a schedule of meetings for the Board and Committees
• To help ensure Board members’ expense claims are paid in a timely manner
• Work with the PMO to support the administration of the Gateway approvals process
• To support the administration of the appointment and retirement of directors, including statutory filings
• Arrange, develop and maintain programmes of induction, recruitment and training for directors and record their participation and engagement
• Support the monitoring of Be First’s Information Governance compliance with GDPR and Freedom of Information Requests escalating any issues to the Company Secretary, senior staff in Finance, LBBD Head of Information Governance as appropriate

Person specification

Essential experience
– Excellent minuting skills; ability to record verbal discussions (including potentially commercially sensitive information as formal documents)
– Experience of writing reports for the Board and Leadership Teams
– Experience servicing a board or governing body
– Excellent communication skills, verbal and written with the ability to adjust their communication style and content for the audience
– Has a planned an organised approach with an ability to prioritise their workload in order to meet tight and often changing deadlines
– Hold, or be studying towards a professional governance qualification, or alternatively have appropriate experience in a similar role

Apply for this position

In order to apply, please submit a CV and a covering letter outlining your motivation for applying and highlighting how you meet the essential experience and skills criteria for this role with the subject header Governance Support Officer to by 12 noon on 26th September 2022.
Please note applications without a covering letter will not be considered.
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