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Governance Officer

Posted on: Thursday 16 May 2024 | Diocese of Norwich

Easton, Norfolk

21 hrs per week

£17,096 (pro rata of £28,493) per annum

We are looking for someone who is passionate about good decision making and giving people a voice who can support our Chief Executive in ensuring effective governance of our charity and its electoral processes.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Being the lead officer for governance support and electoral matters.
  • Supporting the practical aspects and administrative requirement of governance meetings, including the development and communications of schedules for future meetings.
  • Administrative support to the Chief Executive in their role as Company Secretary including Companies House updates, annual returns and director information.
  • Organising the triennial elections for various boards, councils and committees.
  • Keeping accurate and up to date records of governance and electoral related information.

We are keen to recruit an individual who can demonstrate:

  • excellent organisational, administrative and committee skills
  • the ability to work well under pressure and to deadlines
  • Knowledge of the Church of England and church structures would be an advantage.

So, if you are well organised and want to be part of a great team then this position may be for you.

We can offer…

  • Pro rata of 25 days annual leave, plus Bank Holidays and fixed additional leave at Christmas
  • Healthcare Cash Plan (after six months)
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • The office base at Easton is in an attractive location benefitting from free parking with easy access to the A47, just 5 minutes from the Longwater retail park.

Closing date: Monday 3 June 2024

Interviews: Thursday 20 June 2024

How to apply

Please submit a completed application form to hr@dioceseofnorwich.org

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