On behalf of a health focused membership organisation, I am looking to speak to a Governance Manager to take on a new role at the charity. The motivated individual will be joining a small, but mighty team, where you will learn a lot and you will have the opportunity to work with senior leaders and stakeholders to ensure that the organisation meets the needs of their beneficiaries and delivers upon their statutory obligations and charitable objectives.Job purpose
: To work closely with the CEO and Chair of the Trustee Board as a source of governance advice and to manage all aspects of Trustee Board and Council meetings and other committee meetings as required. To support the internal operations of the charity including confidential HR matters and compliance with relevant charity legislation.Key accountabilities: Working with CEO, Trustee Board and Council
• Proactive planning and support to the CEO to deliver Council meetings as well as Trustee Board meetings, including: management of attendance, agenda setting, following up actions, logistics etc.• To write accurate, high quality minutes of Board and Council meetings within two days of the meeting. The minutes should reflect that the format and level of detail that has been determined.• Providing managerial support to the CEO arranging meetings and responding to emails to third parties on her behalf and drafting papers as required.• Organise elections including, for example Honorary Officers, Council and Professional Advisory group positions and commission and manage third party providers to manage the voting process elections• Plan and deliver the Annual Members Meeting.• To be responsible for Trustee and Council member on-boarding and training and maintain a full contact list of board and council members including appointment dates, term of appointments and board member biographies.• To contribute to the development of the Trustees’ Annual Report-Internal responsibilities
• Maintenance of HR records for sickness and annual leave and the process for staff onboarding and departure including monthly payroll.• Liaise with payroll and manage all PAYE matters with the outsourced provider.Essential experience needed for this role:
• Experience working in a charity and managing Trustee Board meetings.• Knowledge of relevant legislation for small charities• Excellent written skills and ability to synthesise key points in complex matters.• Ability to concentrate and draft minutes synthesising salient summaries of discussions• Working collaboratively with senior professionals.• Experience providing management support to a senior member of staff, ideally a CEO• Clear communication skills• Excellent time-management and workload management and ability to multi task.Salary £30,000 - £32,000 (dependent of experience) Based in London.Full-time, permanent role. For more information, please e-mail me your CV to Hannah.firstname.lastname@example.org ahead of the closing date of Tuesday 12th January to get an application together.