Governance Assistant

Egham, United Kingdom
£24,151 per annum
04 Dec 2018
End of advertisement period
10 Dec 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Full Time

Governance & Legal Services

Location:      Egham
Salary:      £24,151 per annum - including London Allowance
Closing Date:      Monday 10 December 2018

Applications are invited for the post of Governance Assistant in the Directorate of Governance and Legal Services which comprises the College Secretariat, Legal, Internal Audit and Health & Safety.

The Governance Assistant will sit within the Secretariat, Legal and Internal Audit team.  The team is responsible for providing legal, governance, regulatory and compliance advice to the College.  Importantly, the team manages the business of the College’s governing body and its various committees, providing the Chair of Council and Vice-Chair with high level support and guidance in governance matters. The role-holder will primarily work alongside the members of the Secretariat and provide assistance with all aspects of the department’s responsibilities.

This post presents an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and professional individual interested in governance, legal and compliance administration within a university setting. 

The successful candidate will have excellent organisational and communication skills, attention to detail and the ability to work calmly under pressure, both as an individual and as part of a team. Proficiency in a variety of IT packages, including MS Office, and excellent attention to detail are essential, as is a flexibility and positive can-do attitude.  Previous experience of working within Higher Education will be particularly welcome.

This is a full-time permanent post which is available with immediate effect, or as soon as possible thereafter. 

In return we offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including generous annual leave and training and development opportunities.  This post is based in Egham, where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Christine Cartwright on or +44 (0)1784 414477

To view further details of this post and to apply please visit queries on the application process the Human Resources Department can be contacted by email at:

The College is unable to obtain permission to work in the UK for this post.  Therefore all applicants must be able to demonstrate their right to work in the UK if they wish to apply. 

Please quote the reference: 1118-474

Closing Date:Midnight, 10 December 2018 

Interview Date: TBC