Role: Governance Officer and Clerk to Boards

Starting Salary:c. £25,000plus excellent benefits

Location: Manchester, UK

Are you skilled in supporting governance meetings and processes?

NCUK is a unique organisation, founded by UK universities to provide overseas students with guaranteed access to universities through our pathway programmes.  More than 30,000 students have successfully progressed to UK Universities by completing NCUK programmes.  Our qualifications combine the highest of academic standards with exceptional language, study and cultural skills, and are currently delivered in 19 different countries across four continents.  NCUK is a trading subsidiary of the Northern Consortium, a registered educational charity.

As our new Governance Officer and Clerk to Boards, you will play a key role in ensuring that the governance of both NCUK and Northern Consortium runs smoothly.  You will prepare agendas, compile papers, produce minutes and ensure that governance meetings run smoothly.  You will also work closely with the Chief Operating Officer, Chief Executive and Chairs to forward plan the business for governance bodies, ensuring that all matters including key compliance activities are completed in a timely fashion.

Our ideal candidate will have experience of servicing senior boards and committees and will have a sound understanding of good governance.  You will have excellent communication and minute-taking skills and be comfortable managing a complex and demanding workload.

We offer a friendly and energetic working environment, excellent benefits (including generous holidays and pension contributions of up to 8% of salary) and a commitment to training and developing our staff.  This role will be based in our Head Office in central Manchester and may involvesomedomestic and/or international travel.

How to apply

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