Royal Air Forces Association – Director of Governance and Risk


Salary: *£58,900 -£62,000 (*starting salary)
Hours of work: Full Time
Location: Leicester

When someone in the RAF family needs help, the charity they turn to is the Royal Air Forces Association. We’re there whenever an injured airperson is fighting to get back on their feet or the widow of a WWII veteran needs a shoulder to lean on. Whatever their need, they can rely on us every step of the way to give practical assistance, expert advice and emotional support.

The Association is looking for a Director of Governance and Risk to become part of the Senior Management Team with specific responsibility for the governance, data protection, health and safety, property management and activity related to the health of our branch clubs and operations.

This role leads on business assurance, guiding and motivating colleagues and members throughout the Association so that compliance with statutory, regulatory and contractual requirements as well as the management of organisational risk is robust.

Given the close link between the strategic objectives of the Association and governance, the Director will also support the Secretary General and Trustees in organisational change to secure a strong future for the Association.

The ideal candidate will be a fully qualified member of ICSA or similar professional organisation. They will have the experience of company secretarial working at a senior level, preferably within the not for profit sector, a sound understanding of the legal and regulatory requirements affecting Registered Providers and organisations that deliver care services and a strong understanding of corporate challenges of GDPR and Data Protection. In addition to this, the Director of Governance and Risk will be able to demonstrate vision and appropriate, excellent leadership

If you are interested in the role, we’d love to hear from you. The full job description, person specification and application form are available on our website To apply for the position, please complete the application, and send it to For more information please call our HR team on 0116 268 8754.

No agencies or CVs please.

Closing date for receipt of all applications is 9am on Monday 11 September

First stage interviews will be held on week commencing 18 September

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