Governance Manager

Up to £47000 per annum
Work from Home

Job description

Morgan Hunt are currently working with a well-established Charity Organisation in their search for a temporary Governance Manager to ensure that the Organisation complies with its regulatory requirements and internal policies and procedures.

You will be responsible for managing the Organisation's data governance activities as required and you will be supporting the task and responsibilities of the Data Protection Officer. You will also be co-ordinating the Organisation's responses to statutory information requests ensuring compliance with GDPR legislation.

In addition, you will be providing support to staff at all levels on governance queries and to resolve any complex issues in consultancy with the Data Protection Officer.

This role would be perfect for an experienced Senior Governance professional, ideally with experience in the Public Sector (ideally within a charity organisation). You will have a strong background in Governance and GDPR and also excellent communication and organisational skills.

This is a temporary position, due to last 3 months and you would be required to attend the London Office twice a week.

Job Title: Governance Manager

Location: Hybrid Working (London Office twice a week)

Annual Salary £47,000

Job Type: Temporary (3 months, potential extension)

Hours: Full-time (35 hours per week)

Start Date: ASAP

Key Responsibilities

  • Co-ordinating the Organisation's responses to statutory information requests, ensuring compliance with legislation (GDPR, etc) and other regulatory authorities (NHF, etc)
  • Supporting the tasks and responsibilities of the Data Protection Officer as required by the GDPR.
  • Managing the Organisation's data governance activities as required
  • Ensuring contractual documentation of suppliers/contractors is complete and protects the interests of the organisation
  • Assessing practices against the codes and standards published by the Regulator of Social Housing and the National Housing Federation and also updating the Governance Action Plan with risks and actions ensuring these are completed
  • Co-ordinating the data collection and analysis with relevant stakeholders in respect of monthly KPIs and completing summary reports for Board and ET
  • Complete the annual data submission for both Housemark and Insight with respect to benchmarking information

Personal Specification

  • Must have knowledge of the statutory and regulatory environment for UK charities
  • Good knowledge of GDPR and information requests processes
  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to suggest and implement improvements and excellent report writing skills
  • A proactive, problem-solving and practical attitude with the willingness to be hands-on
  • The ability to be comfortable and professional in situations that require high levels of confidentiality and sensitivity
  • Must maintain the highest standards of probity and conduct

Please contact to find out more information regarding this fantastic opportunity for a Governance Manager.

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment Business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to temporary vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer, job suitability are assessed on merit in accordance with their skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.


Hanan Hussein
Professional Services Recruitment Team
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