Governance and Compliance Manager

  • Position: Governance and Compliance Manager
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Salary: £39,286 - £43,185
  • Hours: 35 per week
  • Grade: EVH Grade 8
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 5 February 2021

We are a small, community-based Housing Association in North Edinburgh. We currently have a stock of 570 homes. We are governed by a highly committed and talented Board of Management with strategic objectives to continually improve all aspects of the organisation and community.

An exciting opportunity has arisen with the creation of a new role within our Senior Management Team. We are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic individual to fill the post of Governance and Compliance Manager. The post holder will report directly to the Chief Executive, have a broad and varied remit and be responsible for ensuring the organisation’s governance and compliance is fit for purpose and fully compliant with bodies such as SHR, SPSO, ICO and reporting on this to the Board of Management.

Your significant practical experience will provide you with considerable knowledge in the areas of regulation and compliance, risk management, complaints handling, FOISA and GDPR. Duties include taking the lead on improving all areas of governance & compliance, review and development of policies and systems in these areas, responding to information requests and compiling & submitting statutory returns. You will also be responsible for supporting the members of the Board of Management including aspects such as training, appraisals, AGM, and annual Strategy Days.

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, well organised team member with experience of working individually and within a team environment, providing direction and oversight, an attention to detail and a track record of working with a high degree of accuracy in a deadline driven environment.  In return for your enthusiasm and commitment, as a staff member of Muirhouse Housing Association, we will offer you:

*Competitive salary of £39,286 - £43,185
*Flexible working arrangements
*Access to training and continued personal development
*Generous holiday entitlement and pension contributions

If you feel you have the skills and experience to become our colleague and you’d like to work with a forward thinking, well established organisation with person-centred culture that puts people at the heart of all we do, then we’d like to hear from you.

To apply for this role please download an application pack from the Download section, email or phone us on 0131 336 5282.

Closing date is 12 noon on Friday 5 February 2021.

Interviews will take place on the week commencing 15 February 2021.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Muirhouse Housing Association is a Registered Scottish Charity – SC040979