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Governance & Assurance Officer (Maternity cover position for one year)

Employer
Local Space Housing Association
Location
London (Greater) / Hybrid
Salary
£47,584 per annum plus benefits
Closing date
8 Jul 2024

Job Details

Company Description

We are Local Space, a 2,800-home registered provider of social housing operating in East London & Essex. We are a G1 / V1 rated RP (Registered Provider). We are Investors in People accredited and are the only housing association to hold the sector’s highest credit rating, AA-.

Originally formed by the London Borough of Newham as an innovative and independent vehicle for the acquisition and refurbishment of temporary accommodation. We work in 8 London boroughs and across a variety of districts in Essex. We continue to buy and refurbish properties and added 300 homes to our stock last year. We also offer intermediate rented homes for local key workers.

We know that one of the best ways we can achieve greater quality of life for customers is to provide them with a home they can be proud of and deliver cutting-edge services that are a pleasure to use. That’s why we’ve tripled the size of our component replacement and planned works programmes and are making a major investment in the development of our repairs and online services over the next 4 years.

 

Position

Position: Governance & Assurance Officer (Maternity cover position for one year)

Salary: £47,584 per annum plus benefits

 

Requirements

The Governance and Assurance Officer provides support to the Head of Governance, ensuring the underlying business has an effective risk-management process and achieves the highest standards of corporate and information governance.

The key focuses of the role are:

Governance

Providing key support at Board and Committee meetings.

Providing key support to the Head of Governance in relation to compliance reporting in relation to regulatory expectations.

Supporting the delivery of good practice frameworks, supporting with the planning and delivery of projects of time and meeting business expectations. Leading on the delivery of specific agreed projects.

Risk and Assurance

Supporting the structure and population of key risk documents including the Risk Management Framework; Risk Management Strategic Risk Register; Risk Management Operational Register; and the Board Assurance Framework .

Data Protection

Providing key support in processing Data Subject

Access Requests and any other requests under Data Protection legislation, ensuring legislator requirements are met, as directed by the Head of Governance.

 

Other information

We operate hybrid working – our staff work both remotely and from our office in the heart of east London, a short walk from Stratford station, Westfield Shopping Centre and the Olympic Park.

Our benefits include a generous annual leave allowance, healthcare cashback plan, life assurance, support for professional qualifications, and much more.

We are committed to developing a culture of healthy work/life balance, job satisfaction and high performance where staff are motivated to deliver excellent services to our customers.
 

Closing date: Monday 8th July 2024 at 10 a.m.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role, in which case we will move the key dates for the process. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

Company

We are Local Space, a 2,800-home registered provider of social housing operating in East London & Essex. We are a G1 V2 rated RP (Registered Provider). We are Investors in People accredited and are the only housing association to hold the sector’s highest credit rating, AA-.

Originally formed by the London Borough of Newham as an innovative and independent vehicle for the acquisition and refurbishment of temporary accommodation. We work in 8 London boroughs and across a variety of districts in Essex. We continue to buy and refurbish properties and added 300 homes to our stock last year. We also offer intermediate rented homes for local key workers.

We know that one of the best ways we can achieve greater quality of life for customers is to provide them with a home they can be proud of and deliver cutting-edge services that are a pleasure to use. That’s why we’ve tripled the size of our component replacement and planned works programmes and are making a major investment in the development of our repairs and online services over the next 4 years.

Company info
Website
Telephone
020 8221 4000
Location
58 Romford Road
Stratford
London
E15 4BZ
GB

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