Governance, Compliance and Property Manager

Harris Hill
£35k - 38k per year + (pro rata is £21,000 - £22,800)
20 Aug 2018
20 Sep 2018
Harriet Mountain
Part Time
Contract Type

A charity are looking for a Part Time Governance, Compliance and Property Manager to support in creating and managing systems for three key areas of their global work: Governance, Compliance and Property Management. This role is 21 hours per week.

You will assist the Director of Human Resources and Administration in developing, implementing, monitoring and maintaining global governance systems and procedures and co-ordinate all administrative matters relating to the International Headquarters Board and its Committees.

You will also develop, monitor and maintain compliance systems and procedures to assist the charity in complying with regulatory and legal requirements including safeguarding, data protection and health & safety.
You will also manage the charity's global portfolio of property, co-ordinating purchases, disposals and maintenance.

To apply you should have significant legal, governance or compliance experience with the ability to establish credibility and deal confidently and diplomatically with external stakeholders, Board and Committee members and staff at all levels. You will be expereinced in setting up systems to deliver on strategic objectives and ensuring that those systems are effectively monitored and reported on.

Key Responsibilities:
-In conjunction with external legal specialists, assist the Director of Human Resources and Administration in developing, implementing, monitoring and maintaining an appropriate and effective global governance framework.
-Coordinate all aspects of meetings of the Board of Trustees of the charity and its Committees, including dates, agendas, papers and ensuring meetings are quorate.
-Take and publish high quality minutes for Committee and Board meetings.
-Develop and maintain governance policies and procedures in accordance with the instructions of the Board and its Committees.
-Ensure that effectiveness reviews of the Board and its Committees are carried out on schedule.
-Develop and implement an appropriate Trustee induction process and coordinate Trustee training as required.
-Ensure that the charity's intellectual property is protected in relevant countries managing registration and renewals of trademarks and copyright.
-Review contracts to ensure business interests are protected and advise colleagues on contractual terms
-Carry out periodic reviews of compliance policies to ensure they remain fit for purpose, and are consistently implemented across the organisation.
-Work with colleagues in branches to ensure they fulfil their compliance responsibilities.
-Assist in ensuring that the charity's worldwide property portfolio is effectively managed and reflects the needs of the organisation.
-Liaise with Centre Managers as appropriate in relation to maintenance works for centres.
-Assist in the budgeting process for property maintenance and ensure that the annual budget is judiciously utilised.
-Assist with property purchases and sales including arranging Charities Act valuations, liaising with estate agents and reviewing contracts as required.

Skills and Experience required:
-Educated to degree level or equivalent ( A legal, governance or compliance qualification is highly desirable.)
-Experience of working in a governance, legal or compliance context
-Experience of drafting and reviewing papers, policies or contracts
- Excellent project management skills
-Close attention to detail with evidence of ability to produce high quality Minutes and review, proof-read and quality assure others' papers ensuring they are to the required standards.
-Excellent planning, organisational and time management skills.
-Excellent communication, influencing and negotiation skills, a high level of verbal and numerical reasoning ability and excellent written and spoken English
-Excellent IT skills (Word, Excel and PowerPoint etc.)
-Collaborative and inclusive, prepared to work as part of a wider team
-Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to establish credibility and deal confidently, diplomatically and competently with external stakeholders, Board and Committee members and staff at all levels

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