Board Secretary

Board Secretary

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  • Sector:

    Administration & Business Professionals

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  • Salary:

    £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Claire Gregory

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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Cherry Professional currently have a fantastic opportunity for a part time Board Secretary to join their prestigious client. Your role will be to provide governance and coordination to the Board & Executive and the Partnership Committee.

As Board Secretary you will be highly organised and able to prioritise your workload without supervision. You will be a confident self-starter with good intellect and be able to contribute on complex and wide ranging organisational matters.

You will be responsible for the effective delivery of all meetings, including:

- Preparing meeting agendas

- Collating and preparing papers, including coordinating the preparation of papers, providing advice on paper content and format, reviewing drafts and issuing papers

- Ensuring chair has all information in a timely manner, preparing briefing notes as appropriate

- Producing accurate and timely minutes of meetings

- Tracking and following up actions raised at meetings

- To make appropriate arrangements to support all meetings including room bookings and catering arrangements

- To establish the annual programme of business and meetings, ensuring effective integration with equity meetings

- To maintain all meeting records and minutes, setting up a search facility that will allow easy and timely access to previous decisions and papers

- Maintain full Board, Executive and Partnership Committee membership lists ensuring timely notification of planned membership changes to chairs and coordinating member appointments and induction

- To prepare Executive papers on behalf of the Chair for presentation/reporting to Board

- To prepare Partnership Committee papers on behalf of the Chair for presentation/reporting to either the Executive or occasionally to the Board

- To prepare summary of proceedings/ annual report for the attention of Board and Executive chairs respectively for reporting to equity meetings.

- To prepare summary of proceedings on behalf of the Chair of the Partnership Committee for the attention of the Executive.

- To ensure that meetings and the work of the committees adhere to the governance principles and protocols of the Board and the Executive

- To identify and introduce improvements to governance processes


This is a part time position (2-3 days per week), all working patterns and locations will be considered and even working from home.

You will have previous experience working with Senior Committee/Boards.

Cherry Professional are advertising this role on behalf of the client