Vacancy Details

Governance & Scrutiny Officer

In 2020, Stockport Homes achieved three star ‘extraordinary’ Best Companies accreditation and were recognised as one of Britain’s best employers for the eleventh consecutive year running by the Sunday Times newspaper. We are the Number 1 Not-For-Profit Organisation to work for in the Sunday Times Top 100 list for 2020 (Number one in the Best Companies Top 25 Housing Organisations to Work for) and have also achieved Platinum Investors in People status for our approach to people management and development.

We are a values driven organisation committed to achieving our mission of ‘One team, transforming lives’, but we’re also entrepreneurial, maximising the value of our money and resources.

We are currently looking to recruit a Governance and Scrutiny Officer to join us to support the Stockport Homes’ Boards and our Customer Scrutiny Panel (CSP) by planning, organising and administering their work to ensure excellence governance and scrutiny at Stockport Homes. We are looking for someone with an interest in corporate governance and customer scrutiny.

As the first point of contact for enquiries, you will provide a responsive service enabling Board members to be effective in their roles. You will also ensure continuous improvements in services by working with customers and colleagues to complete CSP reviews on time and to a high standard. You will carry out research and data analysis that will contribute to the work of the Board and CSP, and supporting the Governance Manager with the recruitment and induction of Board and CSP members. Working in the Assurance Service you will also support the Head of Service in delivering Risk Management, Internal Audit and Regulatory Compliance activity.

Capable of managing projects effectively and building and maintaining excellent relationships with internal and external contacts of varying levels of seniority, you should demonstrate a good standard of education and excellent organisational and administration skills. Able to work to deadlines and manage your own workload effectively, you should also have good attention to detail and show initiative when identifying and recommending appropriate solutions to problems.

Due to the nature of the role, you should be able to handle sensitive and confidential information appropriately.

This is a full time job but consideration will be given to part time working (minimum of 28 hours). Successful applicants will need to be able to attend evening meetings.

Closing date for applications: 12th August 2020

Interviews: Week commencing 24th August 2020

All posts offer attractive conditions of service and a range of employee benefits including a commitment to personal development, work life balance and a genuine commitment to embrace diversity for employees and customers.

Stockport Homes is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.