Director of Governance and Assurance


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We are a leader in innovation, entrepreneurship and commercialisation, a major industry partner and employer with over 9,000 staff in three countries, we make an annual economic contribution to the UK economy of more than £1 billion.

We are consistently ranked among the world’s top 100 universities (QS World Rankings), a pioneer in global education with 140 years of heritage and success to be proud of, and to build on.

The University of Nottingham is a well-managed and financially stable institution, which has enjoyed constant growth. It is a thriving environment, which offers a good quality of life in a friendly city.

Job Reference
Closing Date
Tuesday 30 April 2019
Contract Type
University Park Campus
The role

As Director of Governance and Assurance, you will have a unique opportunity to shape the agenda of the University - this is an area that has never seen as much scrutiny or importance.

This role will fit confident governance and compliance experts who are ambitious and who have a vision for creating an effective governance and assurance department. To do so, we need a strong influencer, who can develop strategy and convene structure.

  • This is a new role, where you will have an opportunity to make real impact.
  • You will be a figurehead for governance and compliance at Nottingham, and place governance and compliance at the forefront of activity and consideration, while maintaining a culture of innovation.

To find out more and to access the role profile, please contact our recruitment partners, GatenbySanderson who will support and guide you through the application process.

How to apply

For this appointment process, we have partnered with the executive search firm GatenbySanderson, who will guide and support you through the process.

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