Interim Head of Governance


Remote working

  • Location

    Remote working

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  • Sector


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  • Expiry date

    19 June 2021

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Ref: GSi72071

Job Title: Interim Head of Governance

Sector: Housing

Salary - £90k - Fixed Term Contract  

Remote working for the 12 months (with occasional days in office once restrictions have lifted)

Immediate Start

The purpose of this leadership role is to develop and embed excellent governance. Responsible for the provision and oversight of an excellent company secretary and governance service to the Board, its committees and the wider organisation, which is recognised by stakeholders as an exemplar service, ensuring that all Group companies comply with their constitutions and that all statutory and regulatory requirements are met. Advise on the legal structure of the Group, ensuring that it is efficient and reporting lines/oversight are transparent.


Significant experience as company secretary in a complex and fast-moving business. This role will require social housing sector experience. Experience of company restructures, including mergers and acquisitions with an excellent attention to detail. A good understanding of legal requirements and documents. Demonstrate experience of leading and delivering transformational change and the ability to manage senior relations. ICSA qualification/membership required.


If you would like to apply for this role, please forward an updated CV to , please note that only relevant candidates will be contacted.

How to Apply

To apply for this role, please submit an up to date copy of your CV, along with a Supporting Statement that addresses the criteria set out in the person specification, using examples to demonstrate how you meet the essential requirements. Please provide your home, work, mobile and email contact details and let us know of any dates when you are not available or where you may have difficulty with the indicative timetable. You should also provide the names, positions, organisations and contact details for two referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer. If you do not wish us to approach your referees without your prior permission, please state this clearly.

Once you have submitted your application, you will receive an automated email to confirm that you have applied. If you do not receive this email, please make contact with GatenbySanderson.


Sophie Younger: 07384 810 211