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98-104 High St, Invergordon, IV18 0DL
£28,384 - £31,544 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
21 hours per week
Work From Home:


Contract Type: Permanent

No of Positions available: 1

Working Hours: 21 hours per week

Salary: £28,384 - £31,544, Grade G4 - G1 of the Albyn Group Pay Scales

Location: Hybrid working with Invergordon office base


Want to feel good about the work you do? Albyn Housing Society has a fantastic opportunity for a Corporate Governance Assistant to join our passionate and dedicated Corporate Team.

We have many aspirations and ambitions to continually improve our services to our 3,700 customers, spread across 70 rural and urban communities in the Highlands. Our new vision and values will drive our strategic direction by ensuring we:

“Maintain and build quality homes, providing excellent customer service, and giving opportunities for people and communities to flourish.”

We are a people-first organisation, and our values are embodied in our everyday working lives – we want someone to join us who shares and exhibits these values of:

“Being Caring”

"Being Adaptable"

"Being Professional”

As we continue to recover from the pandemic and face the many and mounting current economic challenges, we are delivering and developing services in new and innovative ways, including participating in a hybrid working model of ‘Hub, Home and Roam”.

  • ‘Hub’ means you can still see colleagues face-to-face.
  • ‘Home’ is about how we have shown we can be productive and efficient when working remotely.
  • ‘Roam’ is about offering community-based service delivery, meeting customers, and visiting them in their homes or local communities.


About the Role

We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, well organised, and caring individual to join Albyn Housing Society in the Corporate Team.

As a Corporate Governance Assistant, you will support the Corporate Governance Manager with key governance activities to ensure the corporate function delivers an excellent service to Board members and Albyn Group employees.

Key areas of work within the scope of the role will include governance, data protection, freedom of information (FOI), and policy.


Main Responsibilities

  • To provide efficient and effective administrative service and support to the Corporate Governance Manager, Board, wider organisation, and external customers.
  • To support the achievement of personal development objectives of Board members.
  • Assist with the coordination of governance meetings and events.
  • To support the Corporate Governance Manager with governance, data protection, policy and FOI activities ensuring that all are managed in line with policy and procedure and meet business and Regulator requirements.
  • To support the Corporate Governance Manager to achieve departmental goals and objectives.


About You

  • Educated to at least “Higher Grade” and/or have an appropriate Business Administration diploma.
  • Have excellent administrative skills and keen attention to detail.
  • Experience of working within a regulated environment and a basic understanding of corporate governance components, i.e. regulation, strategy, policy, procedure, and plans.
  • Have a commitment to best practice and continual process improvement and the ability to adapt to changing priorities.
  • Able to handle confidential information appropriately and effectively communicate with a broad range of people, adjusting communication style accordingly.
  • Have an interest in corporate governance and compliance.
  • Competent user of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and experience of working within an administrative role.
  • An exemplar of Albyn Housing Group behaviours and values.


What we are Offering:

Albyn offers a supportive and friendly environment, where our people are valued and appreciated and are rewarded:

  • Competitive salary
  • A generous annual leave entitlement
  • Employee benefit discounts
  • Excellent development and training opportunities
  • Company pension scheme
  • Group life cover
  • Access to an employee assistance program available 24/7 and an employee
  • wellbeing Hub.
  • Family friendly policies
  • Flexible working hours
  • Albyn Group sick pay scheme
  • Car Allowance (If applicable to your post)


How to Apply:

Candidates apply by completing an application pack which can be downloaded from our website Careers - Albyn ( or, to have this e-mailed, please contact .

For further information, please contact Laura Morgan at:

The closing date for applications is 5pm, Monday 22nd April 2024

Interview will take place Thursday, 2nd May 2024.