We are working with an NHS organisation who are seeking to appoint an Interim Associate Director of Corporate Affairs for a short term assignment of between 3 and 6 months. The organisation are looking for someone who can start ASAP and will be at Band 9+.
The post will lead the Corporate Governance function for the organisation and some hybrid working is available.
Key responsibilities will include:
Providing expertise and technical support to the organisation’s Chief Executive, Chair and other Board members;
Working within the governance framework and constitution, as well as the effective running of the Board, committees, executive management group and wider infrastructure;
Develop and implement effective place-based governance arrangements;
Developing and implementing an effective risk framework and Board Assurance Framework for the organisation;
Ensure the Board discharges its responsibilities by complying with relevant legislation and NHS processes by advising the CEO and Board members appropriately;
Provide highly complex specialist advice to the organisation in all aspects of the governance agenda to ensure compliance with all statutory and regulatory frameworks, fully articulate and provide assurance;
Provide advice to the Board on upholding legal requirements of the constitution and the NHS Act;
With the Chair, ensure that the Board and its Committees are properly constituted, operated and supported according to Standing Orders and the regulatory framework;
Provide authoritative advice to the Chair, Chief Executive, executive directors and non-executive directors on legal, constitutional matters, correct and proper conduct of business and meetings.
The ideal candidate will have:
Company secretarial training and qualification and/or qualified legal
practitioner (Solicitor/Barrister) or equivalent experience;
Chartered Secretary or Chartered Governance Professional or equivalent experience;
Understands the principles of Corporate Governance
Regulated industry or public sector experience;
Previous experience working in a company secretariat or in a senior governance role either in public or private sector;
Well-developed influencing and persuading skills;
Able to assess risk and assign strategic priorities.
If you are interested in the role, please email Toni Coates with a copy of your updated CV to email@example.com along with your availability and rate understanding in line with the above.
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