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Board and Committee Support Manager

Location Belfast
Job type Temporary
Salary Up to £18.81 per hour
Published about 1 month ago
Start date ASAP
Contact email Orlaith Fogarty
Job ref J3461_1683543923

Job description

Board & Committee Support Manager required for the Northern Ireland Housing Executive.

Location: Belfast City Centre

Hours: 37 hours p/w

Pay rate: £18.81 p/h

Duration:3 mos. initial


To lead an effective support function to provide support and advice to the Board and its Committees, to ensure effective governance. And to assist in the delivery of a robust governance framework for the organisation to ensure that it continues to meet its core objectives.


  • As the day to day Board and Committees support lead, support the Risk & Governance Manager, by delivering an effective and efficient and governance function for NIHE.
  • Assist in the development and continued enhancement of the governance framework and related documents and ensure their effective implementation.
  • To provide governance advice and administrative support to customers, including management at all levels in NIHE - particularly to the Senior Management and Board members during Committees etc.
  • To work collaboratively with other managers and ensure effective working relationships between the Risk & Governance Team and other key stakeholders.
  • To effectively manage the Board & Committee Support Team and ensure that they provide the required high quality, consistent advice and support to management and employees and other stakeholders.

*More detailed JD can be sent upon request, detailing Board & Committees Support, Governance and General responsibilities*


  1. Possess a degree level or equivalent qualification.
  2. Hold a professional certificate/qualification in Governance.
  3. Have three years relevant experience in a role involving Secretariat or Governance within a large, complex organisation.
  4. Can demonstrate 3 years' experience in all of the following areas:
  • Experience of Minute taking at Management level
  • Experience of working with Senior Management, Board Members and Public Representatives
  • Experience of managing staff effectively
  • Experience of report writing
  • Applying the principles of Good Governance
  1. Can demonstrate:
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Ability to work accurately under pressure of multiple deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Strong customer orientation
  • Excellent attention to detail



If you are interested and available for this position, please upload your CV to the link or contact Orlaith Fogarty. ext 303

To be shortlisted for this role all applicants MUST meet the essential criteria. Please note that these roles may be filled quickly but your CV will be kept on file for future similar roles. As there are so many applications, unsuccessful candidates may not be contacted.

Successful candidates may need to apply for an Access NI Certificate with Staffline regardless if you already have a valid certificate. It will be a cost of between £18 - £33 depending on clearance level.

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