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Governance Manager

Bursting with culture, innovation, energy and opportunity, Waltham Forest is a place people want to live, raise a family, start a business and work. We are an award winning Council, winner of the Municipal Journal local authority of the year 2019.

We have ambitious and bold plans to improve our housing service delivery and have re-designed our Operations teams to deliver.

Our transformed Housing Assets Service is seeking a number of applicants for the following Key posts to help make our ambitions a reality.

Your new role
As the Governance Manager you will be working within the commercial and contract team providing a support function to multiple key stakeholders across the department. You will develop and deliver the contractual governance framework to support the Housing Assets service area to ensure all relevant contractual requirements, legislation, regulations and policies are complied with.

Working in a matrix style supporting the whole of the Housing Asset division you will be planning and managing the programme of governance meeting cycles, servicing meetings and providing strong administerial support. As well as building and maintaining contractor relationships, acting as first point of contact for all Governance updates.

What you'll need to succeed
You will have a strong track record in a previous Governance role, in a complex public sector setting and understand the complexities of construction contractor relationships. Ideal background would be from a housing environment with a degree level (or equivalent or vocational qualification) in Construction/Governance related subject or area.

When looking for applicants we are keen to hear from all candidates who fit the Role profile criteria, however the Council is particularly keen to encourage and improve diversity. This is because we recognise that what people bring through their personal experiences, background and identity significantly enhances to the Council’s ability to deliver services to our residents.

Therefore applicants who are women and applicants from Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic backgrounds are encouraged.

The Council is also a Disability Confident employer where those candidates declaring a disability, meeting the minimum criteria for the role, will be shortlisted for interview. Details are available within the application process.

What you'll get in return
P02 Payscale + local authority benefits package and flexible working options available.

What you need to do now
This vacancy is being exclusively managed by Louisa Cullingworth from Hays Recruitment. If you need any further information regarding the post, please reach out to her on 02072598811.

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.


Governance Manager

Waltham Forest, UK
£33948 - 36711 per year +

Published on 24 May 2021

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