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Deputy Director of Corporate Affairs

North West England
£49.54 per hour
Closing date
20 Jan 2022

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GP Federation
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Corporate Affairs
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An exciting opportunity has arisen, supporting a large Healthcare organisation as a Deputy Director of Corporate Affairs.

The post will be working in the North West on an interim basis for 5 months. The post will be working majority on-site, with some flexibility for remote. The hourly rate will be £49.54, working outside IR35.

The post holder will lead on Corporate Governance by providing professional advice and guidance to the Board, Committees and Non-Executives;

Main Responsibilities:
  • To make informed decisions around the structure of the organisation and its committees;
  • Organisation of agendas /minute management, leading teams to provide excellent administrative duties;
  • Lead on office management duties such are FOI management, Annual reports and accounts, Standing orders;
  • Work alongside the HRBP, as the link and coordinator into the organisation, along with local authorities and other organisations;
  • Actively shape and design the organisation, and work cohesively with local authorities/other organisations;
  • Handle standing orders, complete annual reports, and manage accounts;
  • Ensure that the organisation exercises its functions effectively, efficiently, economically, with good governance and in accordance with the terms of the organisation’s constitution;
  • Make sure of the highest standards of probity according to statutory and legislative requirements that relate to Corporate Affairs, interpreting how they relate to the organisation, providing expert advice to the organisation and the Governing Body using their own judgement, when solutions are not always apparent;
  • Lead and foster a culture of good governance within the organisation, and ensure managerial and clinical staff are committed to deliver functions in a cost effective, economically efficient manner that is consistent with good governance and in line with the organisation’s values of openness and transparency;
  • Maintain a high standard of public service, accountability, and probity;
  • Oversee the work of the Corporate Affairs Manager and a small team including the secretariat which manages both the PA function for the Leadership Team and the corporate administrative function for all corporate committees;
  • Act as Board Secretary for the Governing Body and develop excellent working relationships with the Clinical Chair, Board members and Chairs of all committees to ensure that good governance is part of the fabric of the organisation and is present in all aspects of the organisation’s functions.
A successful candidate will have:
  • Must have NHS and CCG expertise;
  • Proven experience in managing a team, with strong leaderships skills;
  • Significant experience working within the NHS, specifically within commissioning;
  • Experience of change management, and prior experience of supporting a merger;
  • Strong interpersonal skills;
  • Excellent report writing ability;
  • Membership of a relevant professional body i.e., Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, Risk Management, etc;
  • Post graduate level qualification in a relevant area i.e., HR, Communications, IM&T, Risk Management or Healthcare policy;
  • AN RSA II qualification;
  • In depth experience and knowledge of working in NHS with specific experience in Governance work including IG, Corporate Governance, Risk Management, and audit;
  • Experience of developing effective risk management frameworks across organisations, for internal and external stakeholder demands.


If you are interested in the role and have the above skill set, please send a copy of your updated CV along with your availability to Ria Healy on


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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