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Head of Governance

Date Posted
Application Closing Date
10/02/2022 23:59
36 per week
£80,000 per annum

ForHousing is a forward-thinking social organisation that positively impacts communities. We're also proud to create opportunities that make things happen - for people, families, homes and communities.

We're a busy team with lots to do. We can only achieve this if we've got the right resources, so we look for people and partners with as much enthusiasm and passion as we have for making things happen.

Joining our Governance Team, you’ll provide strategic corporate governance advice and operational company secretarial support to both the Boards, Committees and the Executive, whilst establishing and maintaining the highest standards of governance at all times. Overseeing and periodically reviewing the overall governance framework for the organisation, you’ll ensure its fit for purpose and provides clearly accountable decision making and oversight, ensuring compliance with constitutional and regulatory requirements. 

In addition, you’ll report to our Director of Governance and provide management to our Governance Team. 

A corporate governance expert and professional company secretary, you’ll be ICSA qualified (or part / equivalent) with substantial experience as a company secretary, working within a highly regulated environment. Experience of working within a regulated environment with Codes of Governance is required, along with the ability to manage multiple deliverables in a complex setting, working sensitively and confidentially.

As well as a competitive salary and a generous holiday entitlement, we offer a range of benefits for a rewarding career including a health cash plan, pension scheme, childcare vouchers and staff discount club membership. We’ll also make sure you get the training and benefits you deserve.

ForHousing is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.


Closing date for applications:  10th February 2022 (We reserve the right to close the application early if sufficient applications are received)

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