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Reference: 70625

Date Added: 9 April 2019
Closing Date: 28 April 2019

Job Title: Governance & Secretariat Officer

Working For: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Location: Kew Gardens, Richmond

Salary: £30,981-£36,941 per annum, depending on skills and experience

Job Details

This is a unique opportunity to work in a small friendly team which supports the Director of Kew and which manages Kew’s governance.

The post holder will play a key role in managing governance and secretariat activity and will work with the Director to produce content for his internal-facing talks and reports.

More details

Kew is the world’s leading botanic gardens, at the forefront of plant and fungal science, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a major visitor attraction.

We want a world where plants and fungi are understood, valued and conserved – because our lives depend on them.

We use the power of our science and the rich diversity of our gardens and collections to provide knowledge, inspiration and understanding of why plants and fungi matter to everyone.

We are looking for a governance professional who can manage policies, track internal audit activity, step-in on secretariat support where needed and can bring together the narrative of the Annual Report and Accounts each year.

The role will require strong project management skills and the right candidate will have excellent writing skills, will be highly skilled at creating presentations and reports and will be comfortable working with senior stakeholders.

We offer a fantastic range of benefits including a broad range of Learning and Development opportunities, with access to the Civil Service training curriculum, generous annual leave entitlement for new starters, family friendly policies, a choice of competitive pensions and flexible benefits scheme.

We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the post.

No agencies please.

Closing Date: 28 April 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews are planned for 8th and 9th May.

Application Details

If you are interested in this position, please visit our website for more information and to apply: https://careers.kew.org/vacancy/executive-audit-officer-384221.html

Website: https://www.kew.org/

Additional Notes

15th April 2019 - The job title has been changed from "Executive & Audit Officer" to "Governance & Secretariat Officer".