Head of Corporate Governance

Head of Corporate Governance

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Head of Corporate Governance
£48,650 - £58,185
Permanent, full time
The ability to communicate in Welsh is desirable
Closing date: 12pm 10 January 2019

Qualifications Wales is an independent regulator of qualifications and the qualification system in Wales. It is a Welsh Government Sponsored body and is responsible for ensuring that qualifications and the qualifications system are effective in meeting the reasonable needs of learners in Wales, and for promoting public confidence in these.

The Head of Corporate Governance is responsible for ensuring that the organisation has in place, and can demonstrate, the highest standards of effective governance that are required of a public sector organisation. This involves ensuring the organisation has an effective governance structure in place to enable sound decision making. This includes the planning and administration of all Board, Committee and Executive management meetings - joining up the decision making, management of strategic risks, information flows, and assurance processes. This will support the culture, behaviours, systems and processes that exemplify a well governed and high performing organisation.

Job title: Head of Corporate Governance
Employer: Qualifications Wales
Location: Q2, Imperial Park, Newport NP10 8AR
Contract: Permanent, full time.  Requests for alternative working patterns, including Part Time, Job share and secondments, may be discussed at interview
Salary and benefits: Band 5 – £48.650 - £58,185 per annum

We offer 30 days annual leave (in addition to public holidays and up to three days office closure at Christmas), flexible working arrangements and membership of the Civil Service Pension Scheme.

Relocation expenses may be payable for permanent appointments

Hours of work: 37

Department: Finance and Corporate Services Directorate

Reporting to: Executive Director – Finance and Corporate Services

Closing date for applications: 10 January 2019 – midday
Interview: 25 January 2019