Governance Officer

  • Location
    City Of London, Greater London
  • Job type
    Temporary contract
  • Industry
    Admin and Secretarial
  • External Reference
  • Category
    Legal - Legal Secretarial

Governance Officer

Our client; a Law Enforcement organisation based in Central London is currently recruiting for a Governance Officer, pay £16.84ph, Start: ASAP pending a security clearance which can take up to 4 weeks. Duration of the role; 3 months, our client is recruiting for this role on a permanent basis and the successful candidate has the opportunity to apply, hours Mon-Fri 36 hours per week, this position is a hybrid working role and the location of the office is the Embankment area.

Key responsibilities;

  • Providing efficient and effective secretariat support to the top tier of organisational committees

  • Creating a rolling twelve month Forward Look of both internal and external committee dates

  • Creating a Forward Look of Committee items for discussion throughout the year

  • Arranging and manage all logistical matters related to committee meetings

  • Developing effective relationships with the chairs and committee member

  • Drafting submissions and papers for and on behalf of senior managers relating to governance issues

  • Reviewing regularly and updating as necessary the corporate governance policies, manuals and guidance, and developing new documentation as required

  • Liaising appropriately with Heads of Division, and other senior staff and colleagues where necessary, on ad-hoc requests for information, advice and assistance

  • Working flexibly and collaboratively in support of the Unit's objectives.


  • Governance experience

  • PA/Secretarial experience

  • Able to manage and host meetings

Why work with Adecco:

  • 20 days annual leave 9 days bank holiday

  • Perks at work - discount vouchers and points to spend

  • Support program with 24/7 helpline

  • Eye care vouchers

  • Competitive pension scheme

If this is the role for you, then apply today! Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Adecco is an equal opportunities provider.

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