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Head of Governance

  • Employer: Notting Hill Genesis
  • Reference: nhg/TP/696/729
  • Published: Fri 19/05/2023, 6:00 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 09/06/2023, 6:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 40
  • Salary: £82499 - £91665 per annum + excellent benefits
  • DBS Check: No
  • Workplace: On-Site
  • Location: kings cross

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Head of Governance

Head of Governance

Salary - £82,499 to £91,665

Location - Bruce Kenrick House, Kings Cross, London

Contract Type - Permanent

Hours - Full Time, 40 hours per week

Do you want to work for a leading and independent social enterprise in London?

NHG is one of the leading Housing Associations in London. We're a naturally ambitious organisation - a social business with real commercial sense. We work in the community, providing homes for lower-income households across London and the South East. We are inspired by the impact we can have and are passionate about creating a better London.

The Governance Team is key to making our vision a reality and we're offering a great opportunity for a Head of Governance to join us and help us make sure that the organisation has a robust and compliant governance framework. As a major property developer and significant social enterprise it is key that the governance team does more than ensure compliance - we work across the business to embed accountable, clearly understood decision making.

Main Responsibilities

You'll be the operational lead working directly with the Director of Governance, and be accountable for the provision of excellent, innovative governance services to meet legal, constitution and regulatory requirements. These support sound business decision making to advance our social purpose. You will ensure board and committee members receive the support necessary for them to discharge their duties.

To do this you will establish policies and procedures and create relationships to support our aims. You will ensure all of the Group entity statutory records are compliant, provide a full Company Secretarial service to our Group Board and Committees and oversee provision of high-quality support to our non-executive Directors and Committee members.

As a key member of the Governance team, you'll have a thorough understanding of the legal and regulatory framework within which Notting Hill Genesis operates.

Ideal Candidate

You will be an experienced leader; confident in your ability and passionate about making an impact, bringing in creative ideas and executing them.

To succeed you will have excellent technical knowledge and expertise and the drive and commitment to deliver. You will work closely with all Board and Executive Team members and have the gravitas and confidence to influence others at this level. You will be highly organised, passionate about quality and customer service, and have great communication skills, both written and verbal, in order to build strong relationships across the organisation and externally. Most important however, will be your understanding and affinity with our organisational aims and values.

The role is high profile and carries a high degree of responsibility and independence. If this sounds like you, then we would love to hear from you.


In return we offer:

  • Excellent annual leave allowance and flexible working opportunities (qualifying period may apply)
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption pay - we offer enhanced maternity and adoption pay in addition to statutory entitlements (qualifying period may apply)
  • Employee assistance - free confidential advice and counselling services provided by independent specialist organisations
  • Health cash plan
  • Staff discounts - we give our staff access to discounts at hundreds of major retailers, gyms, restaurants, entertainment, days out, insurance and much more
  • Interest free loans: season ticket loan, tenancy deposit loan and training loan
  • Cycle to work scheme 

How to apply

At NHG we pride ourselves on investing in our workforce - we offer ongoing training to help you grow and develop into your role.

We are proud signatories of the G15 group's diversity pledge to encourage more diversity in the boardroom and at senior level. The pledge on Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) diversity commits NHG to reflect the ethnic diversity of the communities we work in at all levels and particularly at senior managerial, leadership and board levels.

We have under-representation of BAME colleagues at this level and are keen to fill this gap. We welcome applications from everyone. For this role, we especially encourage BAME candidates to join us and be part of an inclusive culture that celebrates diversity, equality of opportunity and provides a place for you to grow your career.

We are also a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident employer and have signed up to Harry's Pledge. We actively monitor the diversity of our workforce and strive to show equal representation throughout all levels of the organisation

To apply for this role, please upload your CV and supporting statement. Your supporting statement should contain specific examples from your own experience demonstrating how you meet the professional expertise and skills criteria in the role profile. Please ensure that your Supporting Statement is no more than one page.

Please see the Role Profile for further details. You can request this from our Recruitment Partner - Retinue Solutions.

For further information or an informal conversation regarding the role please contact Tom Bullock 07384 798 495

The closing date for applications will be midnight on Sunday 04 June. Interviews will take place on Wednesday 07 June and Monday 19 June.