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        Governance Manager

        Job number

        Salary

        £500 per day - inside IR35

        Sector

        Education

        Function

        Legal & Governance

        Location

        London - Hybrid

        Job Type

        Interim - 6 months

        A new position has become available within the education sector.

        Allen Lane is working in partnership with an institution looking to recruit a Governance Manager.

        Main accountabilities

        • Provide guidance and support to the Senior Management Team, Board of Trustees, and affiliated Committees in matters concerning governance, safeguarding, and compliance.
        • Oversee, assess, and enhance documentation, policies, and procedures associated with governance, safeguarding, and compliance.
        • Work in partnership with the Board Chair and Chairs of Union Subcommittees to facilitate Board Effectiveness Assessments and carry out resulting actions.
        • Supervise the Union’s complaints and disciplinary process in collaboration with the Senior Management Team, ensuring that it maintains fairness, regulatory compliance, and effectiveness.
        • Maintain key working relationships with the college and external stakeholders as well as be responsible for management and secretariat of senior-level meetings, providing support surrounding executive operations, extending to communications, training, and compliance.

        Essentials

        • General education, typically equivalent to Higher/A levels.
        • Demonstrated experience in professional communication at an executive level, with clear evidence of maintaining confidentiality as needed.
        • Previous track record of managing and supporting executive operations related to board and senior leadership.
        • Understanding of governance structures and practices in the education field.
        • Familiarity with legal and regulatory compliance.
        • Commitment to the principles of equity, equality, diversity, and inclusion. Excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing, with the ability to convey information clearly to diverse audiences.
        • Proficient in IT skills, including Microsoft Office and online platforms

        Apply for the Governance Manager role or contact Niraj Thakkar at nirajthakkar@allenlane.co.uk or to discuss your suitability.

        If you are interested in more legal and governance jobs within Education, view our latest jobs.

        Recruiting for this role:

        Niraj Thakkar

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