Governance Manager

Governance Manager

Job Title: Governance Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cambridgeshire, England
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Reference: BBBH21684_1639386261
Contact Name: Poppy Talyor
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 13, 2021 09:04

Job Description

Governance Manager

To £70,000
Reports to General Counsel

Management of a team, function and progression of good governance through a UK based organisation which is a world leader in scientific development. This position will be suited to passionate governance professionals keen to lead the redevelopment of board level governance across the group. This will involve proactive process and high-level stakeholder management.

The position:
*To support the Board of Directors and its committees in order to ensure good governance and compliance, including managing the dates and deadlines for the meetings, agendas, secretariat for the meetings, taking clear and concise minutes of meetings and following up actions agreed at these meetings.
*Creating a forward thinking and proactive governance structure for the team and wider function
*To ensure that complies with its governance-related obligations, including Articles of Association, the Companies Act and the requirements that apply to it as a charity.
*To manage and implement projects or initiatives to put in place standard policies, processes and documentation to ensure good governance and compliance, including those relating to conflicts of interests, anti-bribery and modern slavery.
*To provide general support on an ad hoc basis relating to work being managed by the Legal & Governance team.

*Strong experience in governance and/or company secretariat- preferably with a commercial, regulated function.
*Proven strong experience of organising board meetings, agendas and taking accurate and concise minutes.
*Exceptional organisational skills and attention to detail
*Experience in working to multiple deadlines and managing competing priorities
*Ability to deal with confidential and/or sensitive information with exceptional diplomacy and tact, and a high level of professionalism
*Excellent inter-personal and communication skills

For more information, please contact me on 02030 588 005 or at