• Salary:
    £14,595 - £17,027 (£24,000 - £28,000 FTE)
  • Location:
  • Vacancy type:
    Fixed Term
  • Closing Date:
    22 July 2024

We have a fantastic new opportunity to join our dedicated Governance Team as a Governance Administrator on a Fixed Term basis until December 2024.

This is a Part Time, on-site role based at our Head Office in Basingstoke, working 22.5 hours. The working week will be Wednesday, Thursday and Friday and we can be slightly flexible on the hours, but ideally 9am to 5pm would be the preference.

You will provide essential administrative, secretarial, and organisational support. You'll play a key role in ensuring the efficient and timely signing and sealing of documents, working closely with the Governance Officer.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Managing the signing and sealing process by checking and preparing legal documents execution and arranging signatures as appropriate.
  • Arranging meetings as required with refreshments and room bookings and setting and clearing up the meeting room after use, including supporting the team to arrange and hold Sovereign's Annual General Meeting.
  • Raising purchase order requisitions and receipting the goods.
  • Coordinating incoming correspondence, dealing with routine and non-routine issues.
  • Taking messages, dealing with enquiries appropriately and ensuring accurate and timely communication of messages.
  • Using the internet/intranet and other sources of information in obtaining and compiling information for the Governance Team.
  • Provide general administrative support to the Governance Team.

What we need from you

The ideal candidate will be proactive, organised, and able to manage multiple tasks efficiently. Proficiency in Microsoft Office and strong communication skills are essential. A commitment to maintaining confidentiality and professionalism is crucial for this role. The successful applicant will have previous administration experience and would be advantageous if you have worked within a similar role or have a keen interest in Governance or the Legal sector.

  • Strong communication and organisational skills.
  • Accuracy and excellent attention to detail.
  • To be able to work efficiently to ensure queries are dealt with quickly and professionally.
  • Work well within in a team and on your own initiative.
  • Proficient use of a variety of IT packages.

What you'll receive from us

We have some fantastic benefits on offer at Sovereign, including:

  • £450 flex-pot annually, discounted shopping & cycling scheme.
  • 25 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays (with an extra day every year up to 30 days).
  • Company pension scheme matched up to 12%, life cover at 4x your salary.
  • Options for private medical insurance, dental insurance & critical illness cover.

Equality and Diversity is fundamental to creating an inclusive culture at Sovereign and we embrace and understand the importance of diversity of thought, especially in our leadership positions. We welcome candidates with a growth mindset who imbue these values and are excited to be part of an organisation that is leading change. It's an exciting time to be joining Sovereign as we continue through our transformation journey and work towards achieving the goals in our ambitious corporate plans. If you're looking for a new opportunity, then we'd love to hear from you!

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