Governance Manager

About Us

Would it inspire you to see the tangible impact of your work on the world? To work for an organisation that is committed to making a positive difference for people everywhere? If so, we could be the organisation for you. We are the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), the world's largest and most influential professional body for construction management and leadership.

About the Role

The Governance Manager role is brand new to the CIOB. You will take a lead in managing the day-to-day governance processes and assist with the production of, implementing and monitoring a framework of policies, processes and procedures to ensure the CIOB meets the high expectations of it’s governance processes. You will play a significant role in supporting us in achieving excellent and outstanding outcomes aligned to the organisational strategy.

The Governance Manager will manage, develop and implement the Institute’s governance programme throughout the year, to include communication, managing attendance, preparation and drafting of papers and accurate minutes. You will manage the process of developing policies and processes to ensure the governance processes are fit for purpose, and consider any improvements, initiatives, emerging legislation/regulations that could strengthen the governance of the Institute.

About You

We’re looking for someone who has a wealth of experience in governance practice within a legal, governance or regulatory environment. You’ll have demonstrable experience in managing high profile meetings with tasks that include annual planning, drawing up agendas, commissioning and drafting high quality papers, supervising meeting arrangements and drafting of minutes.

With excellent communication skills allowing you to communicate effectively at all levels, you will have experience of building and maintaining strong and credible working relationships and be able to operate flexibly, finding innovative solutions to intractable problems. You’ll be highly organised, able to manage and prioritise both a current and future workload, and have demonstrable knowledge and understanding of effective business processes, with experience in supporting robust decision-making in a streamlined fashion. Able to think strategically and contribute to strategic direction, you will also have excellent team and management skills and be experienced in delivering service improvement.

Why Work For Us?

We can offer you not only the opportunity to make a real difference with the work you do, but the chance to do that in a friendly, flexible and welcoming working environment, where we’ll show you that we’re committed to your personal wellbeing and to your development within your role.

We’ll offer you a fantastic range of benefits – from access to a great pension scheme through to a variety of health and wellbeing schemes; and we’ll make sure that you’re constantly learning throughout your time with us. We hold a Silver Investors in People Award – which we really hope will show you our commitment to this.

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