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Governance and Office Manager

Due to a recent promotion, we now have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Governance and Office Manager on a part-time basis (17.5 hours a week). The successful applicant will play a pivotal role in ensuring that Age International runs smoothly. 

LOCATION Hybrid/London
CONTRACT TYPE Permanent
APPLY BY 10-Aug-2022
SALARY RANGE £28,000-£32,000 pro rata
WORKING PATTERN Various
WEEKLY HOURS 17.5 hours

As Governance and Office Manager, you will utilise your aptitude for organisation and building rapport to provide administrative support to the Chief Executive and Board of Trustees, and work with them in the preparation and management of Board meetings.

You will be a focal point for providing support on a number of specific areas of work for all Age International colleagues, arranging staff meetings and international travel and ensuring that organisational policies and ways of working are regularly reviewed and kept up to date.

This versatile role offers Hybrid working between home and our modern co-working hub, based in the centre of London, surrounded by excellent amenities and fantastic views overlooking Tower Bridge. Due to the Hybrid nature of the role, candidates must be UK based and within a reasonable commuting distance to central London.

All applications for this role will be anonymised, we won’t know your name, address or gender until after shortlisting for interview has taken place. We want to select the best candidate for this key role based on experience and passion. 

You will have:

  • Administrative experience - including minute taking, diary management and administrative support to a team.
  • Experience in maintaining company records.
  • A good understanding of charity governance.
  • The ability to use current office technology including MS Teams, Board software and associated communication tools.
  • Excellent written communications skills.
  • Confidence working across departments and the ability to build strong working relationships.
  • The ability to prioritise work and meet tight deadlines.
  • An ability to use initiative and judgement in dealing with urgent or sensitive situations without direct supervision.
  • Ability to work with discretion on confidential matters.

Pay & Benefits

  • Competitive salary, 26 days annual leave (pro rata) + bank holidays + annual leave purchase scheme.
  • Excellent pension scheme, life assurance, health cashback plan and EAP.
  • Car Benefit Scheme, Cycle to Work Scheme and Season Ticket Loan.
  • Techscheme - buy any tech from Apple or Currys, up to £1000, and spread the cost over 12 months, interest-free
  • Heka Fitness & Wellbeing Benefit.

For a full list of benefits please take a look at the website of our parent charity, Age UK: https://www.ageuk.org.uk/about-us/jobs/employee-benefits/

Additional Information

Age UK is an Equal Opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates, regardless of age, sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital/civil partnership status, or pregnancy and maternity. We guarantee an interview to disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria. We welcome requests for flexible working.

Age UK is committed to safeguarding adults at risk, and children, from abuse and neglect. We expect everyone who works with us to share this commitment.

Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert at any time.

Age UK politely requests no contact from recruitment agencies or media sales. We do not accept speculative CVs from recruitment agencies nor accept the fees associated with them.

How to apply

 For more information about the role, take a look at the job pack. 

Governance and Office Manager (290.7kb)

Clicking the button below will take you to the website of our parent charity, Age UK, to apply for the role. 

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Last updated: Jul 29 2022

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