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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Ipswich, Suffolk
Norwich, Norfolk
£45,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Governance and Compliance Manager– Papworth Trust is an ambitious, leading Disability Charity based in the East of England delivering a range of services to our customers including Housing, Employment, Care and Day Services. We are looking for an experienced Governance and Compliance Manager to join us on a permanent basis based in Cambridgeshire and with some homeworking.

As a Governance and Compliance Manager your responsibilities will be to work strategically with the Trustees, Executive Team and colleagues from across the organisation to steer and support the Trust in delivering robust governance, compliance and quality assurance at both a strategic and operational level within all aspects of our charity.

Other key duties include:

  • Ensure compliance with all relevant standards of corporate governance including, but not limited to, Company Law and Charity Commission requirements, and to ensure the Chair and CEO understand the requirements of charity governance
  • Support the CEO and Company Secretary to work with the Chair, Treasurer and Trustees both individually, and as a group, to fulfil their legal duties through the provision of up to date information and ongoing support in their roles
  • To work with the CEO to ensure the Board is fully supported with all aspects of administration through the Governance and Compliance team, including agendas, minute taking, recruitment, induction, ongoing training, and appraisals of Trustees
  • Own and promote the Policies register and Roster of Regulatory Roles, working with colleagues to ensure effective development and approval of policies and ensure timely scheduling for the approval and review of policies.
  • To support the development, implementation and monitoring of an Ethics Strategy; Corporate Social Responsibility Policy; the Trust’s Health and Safety framework including all aspects of Safeguarding; Act as Information Governance Officer and keep up to date on laws and practices around individual’s data protection
  • Responsibility for oversight of the risk management framework and maintenance of the corporate risk register, supporting trustee engagement with risks and changes to the risk picture
  • Responsibility for oversight of the risk management framework and maintenance of the corporate risk register, supporting trustee engagement with risks and changes to the risk picture
  • Own and manage the Business Continuity Framework, setting the organisational standards for Business Continuity Plans (BCPs) and working with departments to agree delegations and responsibilities

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and attributes:

  • High level of organisational skills and the experience to develop and manage people, systems, and processes, setting priorities and driving delivery.
  • Manage, develop, and deliver the infrastructure needs of the charity, focusing on providing and promoting good governance practice.
  • Ensure compliance, regulation, and mitigation of risks so that we continue to improve our services and make a difference to the lives of disabled people.

This is a full-time, permanent role. The salary is £45,000 per annum.

If you have all the relevant skills and experience and would like to join our company, please apply by forwarding an up to date CV as soon as possible. We look forward to hearing from you.

Interviews are scheduled for 17th December 2020.

We are a Disability Confident Leader, and we welcome applications from disabled candidates, and from candidates with a diverse background.

No Recruitment Agencies please

This vacancy is being advertised and handled by Spider, an Online Job Advertiser, and Specialist Recruiter. We provide an online recruitment advertising and employee selection service in Suffolk, Norfolk, Essex, Cambridgeshire and beyond.

Additional keywords: Governance, Compliance, Management, Compliance Manager, Quality Manager, Information

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Posted on: 06 November 2020
Closing date: 04 December 2020
Job ref: SWR2485CAM
Tags: Senior Management,Governance
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