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Company Secretary and Group Governance Manager

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
27/10/2016 23:59
£36,019 - £38,789 (pro rata)
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Newcastle upon Tyne, YHN House

Job details 

Closing date:
27 Oct

Further information

At YHN, we are responsible for managing over 30,000 homes on behalf of Newcastle City Council and our other partners. We aim to enable positive living for people in our homes and neighbourhoods. We are looking for people with the right mix of skills and abilities to work with us to create homes and neighbourhoods we all can be proud of and enable YHN and the community to work together to realise a brighter future. If you share this passion, a career at YHN could be for you.

Company Secretary and Group Governance Manager (Fixed term until 31 August 2017)
Vacancy Number: 156279
Salary: Y7 £36,019 - £38,789 per annum, pro rata
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, YHN House
Hours: 29.36 hours per week Monday to Friday

This post is also open to Job Share

The Role:

The post leads the Governance service and acts as the YHN Group Company Secretary. The role is responsible in supporting the Chair and Executive Team in the planning, organisation and delivery of work to ensure that governance of the YHN group is managed efficiently and effectively.
Typical duties of the role include; providing advice, guidance and support across the organisation in all relevant areas of governance and compliance, management of all statutory company secretary duties, the recruitment, selection and development of Board members and the management and development of the systems and processes of good governance.

The Person:

The successful applicant will be proactive and highly motivated with excellent administration and communication skills and the ability to work accurately, to tight deadlines and at a senior level. Being educated to degree level and experience of working within a governance environment with knowledge of the legal requirements of companies is essential.

For an informal discussion, please contact Jill Davison, Company Secretary and Group Governance Manager on 0191 2788624.

We offer a great place to work, excellent benefits including Local Government Pension Scheme, flexible working from 7am to 7pm, attractive holiday entitlement and a wide range of learning and development opportunities.

Most of our full-time vacancies are available on a job share basis, if you want to discuss this option for this vacancy, please contact Jill Davison on 0191 2788624 or email yhnjobs@newcastle.gov.uk

PLEASE NOTE: We do not accept CV's, only online applications. To apply, click on the 'Apply for this Job' tab. Any communication sent to you regarding your application will be sent to the email address you have set up on your North East Jobs account, so you will need to ensure that you check your inbox.

As an Arms-Length Management Organisation, YHN’s relationship with Newcastle City Council is governed by a Management Agreement. The existing Management Agreement runs until 2026.

YHN is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all groups regardless of gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, disability, age, race, maternity and pregnancy, marriage and civil partnership and gender reassignment.

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