Governance Coordinator (Democratic Procedures)

Recruiter
Location
London
Salary
£21,789 (+£3,405 if based in London)
Posted
11 Oct 2017
Closes
18 Oct 2017
Ref
00317025
Contact
Candidate Services
Function
Administration
Sector
Education
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Governance Coordinator (Democratic Procedures) 

Our client is a voluntary membership organisation which makes a real difference to the lives of students and its member students' unions. They are a confederation of 600 students' unions, amounting to more than 95 per cent of all higher and further education unions in the UK. Through their member students' unions, they represent the interests of more than seven million students. 

Position: Governance Co-ordinator (Democratic Procedures) 
Location: London/Macclesfield 
Contract type: Full Time, Permanent 
Salary: £21,789 (+£3,405 if based in London) 
Benefits: 27 days holiday (plus 1 extra day each year to a maximum of 30) plus 4 days over the Christmas period as well as public holidays, generous pension scheme (employer matched up to a maximum of 6% of basic salary), childcare vouchers, flexible working options, individual health cash plan, employee assistance scheme, access to learning and development opportunities. 

Closing Date: 18 October 2017 
Interview date: 30/31 October 2017 

About the Role: 

The Executive Office team provides support to the leadership which includes the elected officers, trustees and directors who sit on their Boards / Committees and to the senior staff who coordinate the management of staff and resources to deliver the work. The team is responsible for coordinating the governance and democratic procedures across the organisation. 

The Governance Coordinator (Democratic Procedures) will be responsible for the effective support of the governing committees and their respective volunteers. This role will focus on the support for the National Executive Council, the democratic procedures committees and the elections committee (in total these committees have over 60 volunteers). 

This role will also focus on improving the experience of how students’ unions and students engage and participate in their governance. The position is also expected to provide administrative support to other governing boards/committees and support for the Leadership as part of the work of the wider executive office team. 

About You: 

They are looking for someone who is highly organised, fast working with excellent attention to detail and is able to adapt quickly to change. You should have demonstrable experience of providing administrative support, of what systems you have created or used to make things more effective and efficient, and that you are able to prioritise and complete tasks. 

You should have excellent IT skills and competent in (or ability to learn quickly) the Microsoft Office suite particular Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint. As the main point of contact for students’ unions and students who engage with their governing procedures and they are looking for skills in good communication and good customer care with the ability to be assertive, tactful and diplomatic, and who can explain complex structures and procedures into ways that people can engage with. 

You may have experience of the following: Governance Co-ordinator, Democratic Procedures, Governance, Governance Coordinator, Governance Assistant, PA, Personal Assistant, EA, Executive Assistant, Governance Administrator, Assistant Company Secretary, Junior Company Secretary, Graduate Company Secretary, Governance Officer, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, NFP, Not for Profit etc. 

This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by Easy Web Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.