Governance & Reporting Lead

Governance & Reporting Lead

Haywards Heath or Salford Quays
£35,000 - £40,000
Corporate Governance
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We have a fantastic opportunity for a Governance & Reporting Lead to join our talented Executive Office team in either Haywards Heath, West Sussex, or Salford Quays, Manchester.
The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting the Head of Executive Office in matters relating to Executive and Board governance, and in the day-to-day running of the department.
You’ll need to work closely with Executive and Board level colleagues and it’s essential that you’re confident in working for an organisation that’s made up of a number of different companies.
Job responsibilities
  • Support the Head of Executive Office in the organisation and management of all Group Board and Executive meetings, as well as other forums as required
  • Assist the Head of Executive Office in the governance and oversight of all Group Boards, committees and additional forums as required, including the recording of minutes, actions and decisions
  • Provide general support to the Head of Executive Office as and when required, including the drafting of reports, maintaining of registers, and analysis of information/data etc
  • Support the Head of Executive Office in the review, relevance and maintenance of corporate policies
  • Assist the Head of Executive Office in maintaining the register of key issues and monitor progress against agreed actions and target dates
  • Collate and draft reporting packs, working with all departments to coordinate inputs and assure overall quality
  • Lead on the reporting and coordination of Executive Committee and Board materials
  • Lead on aspects of corporate and strategic governance with support from the Head of Executive Office
  • Lead on the formal tracking and management of Executive and Board actions and decisions
Skills, knowledge & experience
  • Strong experience of working in a governance and administration role
  • Knowledge and experience of managing legal and/or corporate governance processes
  • Strong experience managing senior stakeholders at Executive and Board level
  • Solid understanding of the workings of an organisation that is made up of a number of different companies
  • Previous experience working in Financial Services is essential
  • Investigative and intuitive mindset
  • Diplomatic, personable and pragmatic
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to work at pace against challenging deadlines
What can we do for you? 

We believe we can offer you a great working environment as we’re so passionate about our people. Here are just some of the benefits and perks that we offer…

Employee benefit packages to suit your lifestyle, including a company pension scheme, group life assurance, enhanced maternity and paternity pay, professional subscription fees, the opportunity to buy additional holiday, health cash plan, help with travel expenses and the opportunity to take a paid day off each year to do charity work.

Employee wellbeing is high on the agenda here too. We provide a weekly free fruit delivery, discounted membership at a local health club and access to an Employee Assistance Programme, which promotes physical and emotional wellbeing at work and at home. In addition, we provide wellbeing events throughout the year to support physical and mental health.

For further information on what we can offer and to learn more about this role, feel free to contact our dedicated Recruitment team.
Are you the person we’re looking for? If so, we look forward to hearing from you. Apply today!
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