Assistant Director of Corporate Governance – Wales
Rate Negotiable – Remote Working
Woodrow Mercer Healthcare Recruitment are currently recruiting for an Assistant Director of Corporate Governance to work with a Welsh Health Board on an interim basis to help deputise for the Board Secretary for an initial period of 3-6 months
This role is a full-time position which offers remote working with the occasional travel to attend the boards bi-monthly meetings and comes under a band 8c. This role also offers a competitive hourly rate which I would be more than happy to discuss with you further. I am more than happy to discuss this hourly rate, availability, and current notice periods.
Within this role the post holder will deputise for the Board Secretary in acting as a principal advisor to the Board and the Organisation as a whole on all aspects of governance. As the Assistant Director of Corporate Governance, you will have to promote and sustain certain standards such as Leading the design and ongoing development of Governance related responsibilities, overall management of the Chief Executive’s/ Chairman’s offices, Special Measures monitoring/reporting, special investigations/ projects and international development for the organisation and ensure that it meets the standards of good Governance set for the NHS in Wales.
- Design and develop the organisation’s overarching Annual Governance Statement and contribute to the development of the governance framework. Equipping the Board, its committees and its associated bodies to deliver Handling Board and Committee business Working with and taking account of the views of others Assurance on the conduct of Health Board Business Demonstrating organisational accountability Having the highest level of communication as they will be in constant communication with the Board members, Independent Members, AMs, MPs, the Welsh Government and members of the public. Taking action within Finances such as being a budget holder and being responsible for managing within the allocated budget to achieve targets and maintain in-year financial balance and efficiency. The post holder will also be responsible for the Research and Development in regard to international requirements and guidelines.
The ideal candidate will have:
- Qualified Chartered Secretary Educated to Masters Degree level or equivalent knowledge training and experience at a very senior level Evidence of and a demonstrated commitment to Continual Professional Development In-depth professional knowledge of. Financial management, performance management, information systems Expert legal knowledge related to the NHS and the conduct of Health Boards Understanding of the broader strategic and policy context for delivery of health services in Wales Thorough understanding of the statutory and regulatory framework for the NHS in Wales A clear understanding of the Assembly Government’s standards of good governance for the public sector in Wales Expert knowledge of the role of Chartered Secretaries Knowledge and understanding of the communities served by the Health Board
If you would like to apply and have a confidential conversation about this position, then please don’t hesitate to contact Jack Green at email@example.com and attach your CV, alternatively you can contact on 07946 749072