Governance Manager

Job details
Posting date: 01 July 2020
Salary: £40,000 to £44,000 per year
Additional salary information: 40000-44000 annual salary
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 30 July 2020
Location: Camden, NW1 0DL
Company: Reed Talent Solutions
Job type: Contract
Job reference: OHG00964-65612

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Are you ICSA fully or part qualified?

Have you got extensive experience in the not-for-profit sector?

Are you looking to join a company that can provide you the recognition and long term career prospects you desire? We want to hear from you!

At One Housing we have an opportunity for a Governance Manager to join our team to cover a maternity leave.

Salary: £40,000-£44,000 per annum

Location: Atelier House, Camden

Contract: 13 month Fixed Term Contract, 35 hours a week (Monday-Friday)

In this role, you will deliver excellent subsidiary governance across One Housing and have strong experience of taking accurate minutes and deliver an effective corporate governance service to boards and committees; ensuring agendas, meeting papers and minutes are prepared in a timely and accurate manner. You will take full responsibility of all statutory and regulatory filings at Companies House, Charity Commission and the Financial Conduct Authority. The role at times will involve deputising for the Head of Governance and you should have significant strategic knowledge and experience of providing advice on regulatory and statutory matters.


  • Provide advice based on Rules, Articles of Association, Standing Orders and the Code of Governance
  • Update governance policies in light of regulatory or statutory changes
  • Prepare Annual General Meetings (AGM) papers, notices, agendas and other communications to the Board and Committee members
  • Produce high quality minutes for Committee meetings and Subsidiary entities, and prepare meeting packs using Diligent
  • Manage the Annual Returns for submission to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Charity Commission and all statutory documents to Companies House


  • Annual leave – 28 days plus bank holidays
  • Buying and selling annual leave - We know that getting the balance right between work and home life is a big part of supporting our colleagues’ wellbeing.
  • Paid time off to volunteer in our communities.
  • Season ticket loans
  • A healthcare cash back plan – allowing you to claim back cash for you and your family’s routine healthcare.
  • Colleague recognition scheme – we let you know when you’ve done a #greatjob
  • One Academy – our innovative, in-house learning and development offering, designed to support with your personal and professional development.
  • Study leave – up to five days off per year to study toward a relevant qualification.
  • Career break - after three years’ continuous service.

About you

  • ICSA fully or part-qualified
  • Previous experience in the not-for-profit sector
  • Previous experience managing and supporting Board and Committee meetings
  • Good understanding rules, regulations and codes of governance and knowledge of Company law
  • Good knowledge of IT skills including Blueprint, Diligent, Excel and MS Teams

About Us

One Housing helps people to live better by providing high quality homes and care across London and the South East. We manage approximately 17,000 homes and have plans to build 5,000 over the next ten years. We also support over 9,000 people to help them live independently.

Our vision is to create places for people to call home and support them to live well. We do this by ensuring our five core values are embedded in everything we do, and by creating teams of dedicated people who share these values and actively contribute to achieving our shared vision.

As an organisation with a strong social purpose, One Housing works in some of the most diverse communities in the UK and their workforce reflects that. We understand the strength we gain from having and supporting our diverse teams. The different skills and experiences that our colleagues from different backgrounds bring to us allow us to make better decisions, consider different views and be an altogether more interesting and cohesive place to work.

We welcome applications from everyone, regardless of their background.

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