Head of Governance & Strategy

Gateway Plaza, Barnsley / Agile Working
£52,980 to £57,596 per annum
15 Feb 2021
05 Mar 2021
Head of services
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

About Us

Berneslai Homes are a successful, award winning social housing provider and employer, managing homes on behalf of Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council. Working for us offers you a chance to play a real part in improving homes and communities throughout Barnsley.

About the Role

As Head of Governance & Strategy you will be part of our new Senior Management Team. You will be responsible for advising the Board and making sure our governance runs smoothly and efficiently. You will also provide strategic leadership on governance, regulation, risk management and information management.

You will develop the Berneslai Homes Strategic Plan working closely with the Chief Executive, Executive Team and the Board ensuring effective consultation with all stakeholders.

Our customer and staff data will be protected by the effective & comprehensive approaches to information management which you will implement.

What we’re looking for…

Do you hold a relevant Degree (or equivalent professional qualification) or have evidence of the equivalent level of knowledge gained through work experience? Do you have strong governance knowledge across the broad spectrum of corporate governance, regulatory compliance, information governance and risk management? If so, we want to hear from you!

An inspiring leader, you will have the ability to create a positive working environment that instils confidence and earns the respect of staff and colleagues alike. Personable yet professional, you will have experience of working in a fast-paced environment, demonstrating a high degree of resilience. With a proven track record of successfully delivering change, you will have a strong customer focus and be an excellent communicator who is comfortable presenting and contributing at Board level.

What you might be asking is, why work for us?

We are proud to be an IIP Gold Accredited Organisation and we put our people first! By joining Berneslai Homes, you will have access to a wide range of employee benefits including:

  • Flexible Working Packages
  • Excellent Pension Scheme
  • Discounted Gym Membership
  • Health & Wellbeing Checks
  • Fantastic Training and Development Opportunities

Please refer to the full Job Description and Employee Specification upon completing your application. CVs will not be accepted