Governance and Administration Manager


Hours: Full-time

Remuneration: £38,000 – £41,000 GBP (dependent on experience)

Duration: Permanent

Location: UK-Med Office, Manchester, UK (Hybrid working available)

Are you a driven and detail-oriented governance professional, seeking an opportunity to leverage your expertise in supporting the strategic and operational framework of a leading humanitarian organization?

UK-Med is a frontline medical aid charity. Born of the NHS, we’ve been working for over 30 years towards a world where everyone has the healthcare they need when crises or disasters hit.

We are on the lookout for a skilled Governance and Administrative Manager. In this vital role, you will support the Chief Operating Officer (COO) with due diligence reviews involving UK-Med and partner organizations.

You will play a critical role in managing executive support and ensuring effective governance operations. This includes coordinating meetings, overseeing the planning of organizational events like ‘Teams week,’ and managing venue bookings.

You’ll also be responsible for contract and supplier management, ensuring compliance with health and safety standards, and leading travel arrangements to support the organization’s operations.

Your role involves contributing to strategic planning, developing policies, and enhancing administrative processes.

The ideal candidate will have a strong background in business management or a related field, exceptional organizational and communication skills, and experience in administration and governance.

UK-Med offers a competitive salary, benefits, and a dynamic working environment, where you can make a tangible difference through your contribution to our humanitarian efforts. If you’re ready to take on this challenging and rewarding role, we’d love to hear from you.

How to apply

We strongly recommend that you read the Candidate Information Pack – Governance and Admin Manager – February 2024 before applying for this role.

To apply, please submit a current CV and a supporting letter (2 pages) through our online jobs portal.

Your covering letter must include a detailed explanation of your suitability for this post with specific reference to the criteria in the person specification

Applications must be submitted no later than Monday 4 March 2024

Offers will be conditional on existing or reasonable expectation of gaining right to work in Ukraine and transit through neighbouring countries as necessary.

UK-Med is committed to safeguarding of our personnel and beneficiaries and has a zero-tolerance approach to sexual exploitation and abuse. We conduct thorough vetting before any appointment is confirmed.

UK-Med is committed to the principles of diversity, equality, and inclusion. We strive to provide an inclusive and supportive environment where employees feel respected and supported to be able to fulfil their potential.

Deadline: 4 Mar 2024

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