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Head of Corporate Governance

Head of Corporate Governance

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

  • Contact:

    Katie Phillips

  • Email:

  • Contact phone:

    02921 673 762

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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We are working with a public sector company in South Wales who are recruiting for a Head of Corporate Governance to join their team. The role will be responsible for ensuring that the organisation has in place, and can demonstrate, the highest standards of effective governance that are required of a public sector organisation.

This is what you’ll be doing

  • Advise the Board, the Chair, individual Members, committee chairs and committee administrators and on governance matters and compliance with the Board’s procedures and codes of best practice and conduct

  • Ensure that the organisation’s handbook of corporate policies is robust and up to date to ensure compliance with statutory obligations as a Welsh Government Sponsored Body and a good employer.

  • Establish the complaints procedure and monitor responses to formal complaints against QW. Identify any systemic issues and recommend actions to the organisation.  

  • Support the CEO, Executive Directors and the Head of Finance in the production of the annual report. Set up the processes to commission information required and collate results, working with the Communications team to develop content and copy.

The experience you’ll bring to the team

  • Experience of working in a governance role, able to demonstrate a track record in developing and managing relationships with key individuals.

  • Experienced at providing wide ranging advice and guidance to senior management and handling sensitive issues.

  • Knowledge of relevant UK and EU legislation for public bodies.

  • Able to proactively build strong customer relationships (in this case with the Chair and Board members, sponsor team staff, Executive and wider staff). Able to identify and address issues and to provide both challenge and support. 

What you’ll get in return

  • Salary of between £48,000 - £58,000

  • 30 days annual leave + bank holidays

  • Flexi working

  • Great pension package

Are you up for the challenge?

If you believe that you have the skills and experience for this role - please get in touch. We also offer referral scheme for any candidates whose details have been passed to us that we successfully place. If you have any further questions then please contact Katie Phillips at Yolk Recruitment.

Please note, whilst we do our best to contact all candidates, due to the high number of applicant we receive we cannot guarantee this for every role. IF you gave not heard from us within 7 days of applying -then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful. Please keep an eye on our website for more opportunities.