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Governance and Assurance Manager – Bield



Governance and Assurance Manager

Job title: Governance and Assurance Manager

Location: City of Edinburgh

Hours: 35 Hours per week

Salary: £36,257 to £38,964 per annum (pro-rata for part time)

Contact:, 0131 273 4020

Closing date: Application closing date is 12 December 2023

About Bield

Bield is one of the largest providers of housing and support services to older people in Scotland. Our new corporate strategy, Setting the Pace, details our ambitions to play a leading role in meeting the housing needs of older people in Scotland by providing high-quality, highly responsive and personalised services. Our tenants are at the heart of everything we do, and our vision is for independent living, with our tenants at the centre of an integrated network of preventative services, within established communities, to support healthy ageing in place.

The Role

Supporting the Company Secretary and working closely with the Chief Executive, the Governance and Assurance Manager ensure that Bield operate effectively and in line with our Good Governance Framework and as well as improve and manage our information management policies. You will provide support to the Executive Assistants with the day to day aspect of managing Board and Committees and provide support to the Executive Management Team.

The Candidate

This appointment requires a candidate with a track record of carrying out complex administrative tasks with a high degree of accuracy. They will have previous experience of leading and developing a staff team and a good understanding of internal control an assurance processes.

Educated to HND level or equivalent and with knowledge of the regulatory framework in the housing, care or voluntary sector. They will also have a strong understanding of IT including use of MS Word and Excel. The successful candidate should also have effective written and verbal communication skills including presentation skills so they can liaise with internal and external stakeholders.

For further information and a full Job and Person Specification please refer to our website.

Our benefits include:

  • Excellent holidays of up to 34 days per year (pro rata for part time employees)
  • Opportunities to receive support and funding for vocational and/or professional qualifications
  • Great learning and development opportunities
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • Long Service Awards
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme

To apply, visit If you’d like further information, you can call the HR team on 0131 273 4020. If you require this information in an alternative format, please call the HR team or email us on

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