Governance Manager

England, Bristol
05 Jan 2022
02 Feb 2022
Harriet Chapman
Job Title
Practice Area
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7, NQ
Contract Type
Full Time

Governance Manager job in Corporate Services Department - Bristol

Your new firm
Our client are looking for a Governance Manager to join their Corporate Services Department, based in their Head Office in Bristol. This is a wonderful opportunity to further develop your corporate governance/company secretary career, working within a supportive environment.

Your new role
Within this role, you will support the business in the provision and management of corporate services across the Group, maintaining systems and processes to ensure that good governance is embedded throughout the organisation. Your duties will include providing full secretarial support to the organisation's Boards and Sub-Committees including producing agendas, collation and distribution of Board papers and taking minutes. You will also advise on relevant and impending changes in legislation, liaise with external contacts, as well as identifying audit services both internally and externally. This role also carries line management responsibilities for the Executive Assistant and Office Manager, and you will maintain an efficient executive support, administration and office management service.

What you will need to succeed
You will have demonstrable corporate governance/company secretary experience, be educated to degree level and have managerial experience within a similar environment. Having a Company Secretary Qualification and experience in facilities management is not essential but would be considered an advantage to this role. Knowledge, understanding and experience of statutory legislation in relation to board and committee meetings, minute taking, integrated governance, board planning, business planning and risk management are necessary; attention to detail, excellent communication and IT skills are also important.

What you will get in return
This is a wonderful opportunity to work within a friendly and employee focused environment and develop your corporate governance career. You will also receive a competitive salary, as well as a range of other benefits. This role would be working in the office three days per week with two from home (if desired) and hours would be 9am - 5pm Monday to Friday.

What you need to do now
If you are interested in applying for this position, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new role, please contact Harriet Chapman in complete confidence at Hays. We would expect a lawyer with the given PQE to have gained the level of experience required, but this does not preclude applications from those with more or less PQE.

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