London – Luke Street or Leeds
Contract type
Permanent full time
35 hours per week (1.0 FTE)
£38,013 - £44,014, London Weighting allowance £4250.69 per annum
Summary description
We are looking to recruit a Company Secretary and Head of Corporate Governance to ensure that the WEA complies with relevant legislation and regulations, providing the board with objective, professional advice on governance, regulatory and legal matters.

The post holder will oversee the effective operation of sound governance processes and procedures, ensuring that meetings of the Board of Trustees and its committees run efficiently and effectively, are properly recorded and that trustees receive appropriate support to fulfil their legal duties.

The Company Secretary and Head of Corporate Governance is expected to have familiarity with Charity and Company law and be able to take the lead on governance issues, providing expert and consistent advice. You will be systematic and organised and also be able to develop productive working relationships with diverse groups at all levels, including Senior Managers and Trustees and a variety of external organisations.

It is essential that you are willing to work some week-ends & unsocial hours, along with being able to travel in England & Scotland with possible overnight stays when required.

We offer generous terms and conditions including 30 days holidays, plus bank holidays and pension scheme – subject to eligibility. 

The closing date for applications is midnight on Sunday 4 June 2017.

Interviews will be held on Thursday 15 June 2017 in London.

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