Governance Officer

London Temporary £25,000 - £26,000
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About Our Client

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Job Description

* To schedule and make all necessary arrangements for meetings of the Council and committees as may be allocated

* To liaise with office-holders, meeting chairs and policy and other colleagues on the preparation and presentation of papers

* To provide pre-meeting briefings for office-holders and meeting chairs and provide advice to them at meetings

* To ensure that papers are classified correctly under the Society's Freedom of Information Code and posted to the website accordingly

* To produce accurate and concise minutes, prepare action sheets after meetings and track actions taken

* To retain and file meeting papers appropriately

* To keep related information on the website up to date

* To keep office-holders, meeting chairs and Council and other members informed of developments between meetings and to respond to related enquiries

* To work with colleagues in the Governance team, policy colleagues and others as required, to manage the recruitment of committee members To provide occasion ad hoc cover for Governance team colleagues in the event of sickness or other absence when required

The Successful Applicant

The post-holder should have the ability to support the Council and other Boards or committees working within a complex organisational and policy framework, and should have a good understanding of related processes.

Excellent organisational and time management skills, with the ability to work flexibly in response to changing priorities

* Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to deal with sometimes demanding individuals and competing priorities

* High level of attention to detail

* The intellectual ability to understand the issues under discussion

* The discretion to handle confidential or sensitive information appropriately

* Excellent communication skills, including the ability to write accurately and clearly Desirable

* Some knowledge of and/or interest in the subject matter of the Law Society's work.

* Some experience of working in a membership / representative organisation.

What's on Offer

12 Month FTC

Good benefits

Competitive salary

Rebekah Brown
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Phone number
+44 207 269 2292

Job summary

Company Secretarial
Not For Profit
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Consultant name
Rebekah Brown
Consultant phone
+44 207 269 2292
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