Board Secretary

Harris Hill
£50k - 55k per year
Closing date
30 Sep 2020
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Harris Hill is delighted to be partnering with an international educational charity, searching for a Board Secretary to join their team.

The role of the Secretary is primarily responsible for the smooth and efficient running of the meetings of the Board and its associated Committees; facilitating the delivery of the strategic objectives of the organisation. The Secretary will work with the Chair, Director-General, Trustees, staff and key stakeholders monitoring compliance with various legislative and regulatory requirements and ensuring the organisation operates in line with the principles of good governance. In the 6 months from September 2020 to February 2021 there will be a specific remit to deliver the outcomes of a recent Governance Review, managing the changes in accordance with the Royal Charter and Bye Laws. Board elections and the AGM will be key deliverables in this period. The Secretary will be responsible to the Board of Governors and staff of the Union through the Chairman for ensuring that they comply at all times with the terms of the Royal Charter and the Bye Laws, current Charity Law and current best business practice.  

The successful candidate will have previous experience of working in a similar capacity as a Board Secretary, with a good understanding of statutory and regulatory frameworks relating to charities, companies and membership bodies. Previous knowledge and experience of the charitable sector and the procedures and duties of Boards and charity governance including corporations with charitable objectives established by Royal Charter is essential.  

Contract: This is initially a 6 month contract until February 2021.    

Salary: £50K - £55K per annum.     

Closing date for applications: Harris Hill reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received. Therefore, we encourage early applications to ensure consideration.  

If you would like to find out more about this opportunity, please contact:      
Faye Marshall: / 020 7820 7303  

Harris Hill has been providing the Charity and Not-for-Profit sector with high quality recruitment solutions for over 27 years. In the past year we have worked on more than 3,000 charity vacancies (approximately 2,000 permanent and 1,000 temporary) and are continuing to grow, developing new teams to respond to the strong demand for specialist charity professionals.

Our teams focus on specific functions within charities including Fundraising, Marketing/PR/Digital, Data Management & Business Support, Finance, Human Resources, Temporary and Executive-level roles.

We are committed to delivering a level of excellence to both candidates and clients alike and have an unrivalled reputation for finding talented people their ideal charity jobs within the UK's leading national and international charities and non-profit organisations.

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