Principal Corporate Governance Officer
I am currently recruiting for an experienced Principle Corporate Governance Officer to join a major local authority in East London.
My client is looking for someone to come in and oversee the work of a team of 4 (processing FOI and Data Protection Act requests). You will be working with Internal Audit, Finance, Programme Management and Corporate Governance to review and reshape / improve all aspects of the authority’s decision-making processes and controls within the organisation. Aims and objectives include compiling the Annual Governance Statement, improving approaches to risk, reviewing the authority’s internal decision-making board and processes and control mechanism. The role also includes reviewing Member and Council governance including reviewing the Council’s constitution for fitness of purpose and Member protocols and standards.
Ideal candidates will be highly experienced in corporate governance or come from a legal background. You will need public sector experience, the ability to improve and revise corporate governance processes and procedures and knowledge of freedom of information duties. A legal background is desirable although not essential.
Please do not hesitate to apply!
01732 455 300