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Governance Manager

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Role:  Governance Manager – Ref YHG/TP/66/173          

Salary:  £40,000 - £50,250 per annum, plus excellent benefits

Location:  Birchwood, Warrington

Duration:  Permanent

Hours:  35 per week, working Monday to Friday

Tier:  3

Do you enjoy working and influencing at board level?

Are you an enabler for change and enjoy shaping processes and frameworks to ensure that they are fit for purpose?

Are you looking for a role where you will play an integral part in ensuring the business is fully compliant?

We have an exciting opportunity for a Governance Manager to join Your Housing Group to help transform the way the Governance Department operates and how the service is delivered.

You will be responsible for supporting the Company Secretary by managing governance and regulatory compliance services for the Group. You will be able to think strategically and make a significant contribution to the formulation of policy, process and improvements.

You will be a graduate with  ICSA qualifications and have significant experience working in a company secretary or governance role.  You will be a self starter with the ability to challenge processes, frameworks and ways of working whilst supporting the business during a period of significant change.

Highly influential, credible and able to demonstrate the ability to build and maintain robust relationships within internal and externals stakeholders and the board.

With excellent communication skills you will be independent and self motivated with strong analytical, attention to detail and time management skills.  The ability to scope, manage and deliver projects effectively is paramount as well as the ability to really embed the governance framework across the organisation.

In addition to the above you will embrace the culture of continuous improvement to support Value for Money throughout the organisation and have a passion for doing things right first time.

Your Housing Group is a new generation of housing provider, working efficiently and effectively to build as many quality houses as possible, thereby playing its part in solving the national housing crisis. With over 32,000 homes across the North West, Yorkshire and the Midlands, the business has a large portfolio of retirement living developments and an innovative private rental offer in Hive.

Prior to application, please review the attached Role Profile to better understand the role and key responsibilities.  Please ensure you complete and submit your application prior to the closing date below.

Applicants are advised that, in the event of receiving a high number of applications, we reserve the right to close this vacancy early. As a consequence you are urged to submit your application as soon as possible.

Closing date:  Wednesday 23 November 2016                    

Interview Date:  Friday 2 December 2016

Your Housing Group values diversity and encourages applications from all communities. Your Housing Group operates a Guaranteed Interview Scheme for tenants or anyone who resides in a Your Housing Group property.  It also operates the scheme for any applicants who declare they have a disability. Those applicants who meet the minimum requirements for the role as set out in the role profile will be guaranteed an interview.  Some roles may be subject to probity checks which will override the scheme where a potential conflict of interest or a probity matter has been identified. 

Your Housing Group

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