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Deputy Board Governance Manager & Company Secretary

The Finegreen Group
Band 8a
Closing date
18 Nov 2021

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Acute Trust
Corporate Affairs, Company Secretary
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An exciting new opportunity has arisen to work for an NHS organisation who are seeking to appoint a Deputy Board Governance Manager & Company Secretary on an interim basis for 6 months initially.

The post will be working in London with 1-2 days per week on site and the rest remote working. The role will be working on a band 8a inside IR35 (through an umbrella solution).

The post holder will be responsible for ensuring meetings of the Board of Directors, Council of Governors and the Executive Board run efficiently and effectively, complying with legal, fiduciary and other duties.

Key responsibilities will include:
  • Lead on the effective functioning of the meetings of the Board of Directors and Council of Governors, including all associated sub-Committees;
  • Prepare agendas in liaison with the Company Secretary, Chairman and Chief Executive;
  • Draft comprehensive, accurate and detailed minutes in accordance with the standards outlined by the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators;
  • Undertake checks of all Board of Directors and Council of Governors materials to ensure suitability in terms of both quality, consistency and appropriateness;
  • Lead aspects of the organisation’s corporate governance and statutory compliance arrangements such as Bribery Act and Standing Order compliance;
  • Ensure that the organisation’s website is maintained and fully up to date in relation to all aspects of the functioning of the Board of Directors, Council of Governors and corporate governance;
  • Draft and implement Trust-wide policy documents;
  • Responsibility for the issuing of meeting agendas and papers;
  • Work on specific projects on behalf of the Company Secretary as required.
The ideal candidate will have:
  • Must have experience within the NHS/Healthcare setting;
  • Experience within a Senior Corporate Management role, providing good governance;
  • Skilled in managing projects and competing deadlines;
  • Responsive to changing demands and able to perform effectively in a pressurised environment.
If you are interested in the role, please send a copy of your updated CV to along with your availability.


Put simply, we help our clients to recruit the best possible people to lead, manage and direct their organisations. Since launching in 2005 we have become an award winning, market-leading consultancy focusing on both public and private sector Healthcare recruitment. 

Leadership skills have rarely been at such a premium - as organisations across both public and private sectors attempt to improve services and standards at a time of widespread change and unprecedented financial constraints.

Like other leading executive recruiters, Finegreen has developed a pool of talent built up over many years, along with established networks, to ensure that right-match candidates get to hear about relevant positions. Where Finegreen differs from many others, is in its willingness to spend quality time with clients - to gain an in-depth knowledge of roles being filled and their importance to an organisation.

During just 12 years in the Healthcare market, Finegreen has developed into a Virgin Fast Track top 100 company - and was voted Recruiter of the Year 2013, 2014 and 2016 at the Health Investor Awards, Top small to medium sized business 2013 -1 2018 at the Best Business Awards, and featured in Recruiter’s Top 10 Public Sector Recruitment providers.


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0345 130 4006
The Finegreen Group
M12 6JH
United Kingdom
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