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24 Jun 2024

Full-Time Executive and Governance Support Officer

Yolk Recruitment – Posted by Yolk Recruitment Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom

Job Description

Executive and Governance Support Officer

The Opportunity

Adnodd is a new company created by Welsh Government to secure easy access for all learners and teachers to innovative, high-quality, and bilingual resources that will enrich their experience of the Curriculum for Wales. Adnodd will provide strategic direction and work with practitioners and content creators across the education landscape to commission and quality assure the education resources that will help learners to succeed.

Yolk Recruitment is supporting Adnodd to recruit a Executive and Governance Support Officer who will play a pivotal role in helping Adnodd’s Board and senior team ensure the smooth running of the organisation.


The Role

You will provide proactive executive support to the Chief Executive and senior management team, support effective communication with stakeholders, provide comprehensive administrative support to the Board, and support the Head of Corporate Services with governance and operational arrangements and processes through:

  • Executive support and written correspondence
  • Board administration
  • Corporate governance and delivery
  • Communication


The successful Executive and Governance Support Officer will possess the following experience, qualifications and attributes:

  • Strong written and spoken communication skills in Welsh and English
  • Educated to Level 4 standard eg ILM level 4; NVQ Level 4, BTech Diploma, HNC or knowledge gained through demonstrable experience in related field
  • Proven experience as an executive or personal assistant, or in a project support role
  • Experience of diary management and organising travel and accommodation
  • Experience of organising and supporting meetings and of working successfully with senior management and leadership teams
  • Experience of preparing and proof-reading formal documents such as minutes, correspondence, reports and presentations
  • Excellent planning, organising and time-management skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and tasks to hit deadlines
  • Able to maintain confidentiality and act with discretion and diplomacy
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office software including Office 365
  • Practical and proactive mindset with a commitment to customer service and continuous improvement


The successful Executive and Governance Support Officer will be rewarded with:

  • Starting salary of £31,490
  • Annual leave of 30 days + public holidays
  • Civil service pension
  • A range of additional benefits

Closing Date: 10am Monday 8th July 2024

Interview & Assessment Date: Wednesday 17th July 2024

Interview & Assessment Location: In person interview at Yolk Recruitment, The Shell, Anchor Court, Keen Road, Cardiff, CF24 5JW.

Yolk Recruitment is the exclusive recruitment partner to Adnodd and therefore all applications will be managed by the team at Yolk following Adnodd’s own fair and transparent recruitment process.

If you think this one’s for you:

Please contact Hannah Welfoot at Yolk Recruitment: 07458 143 279

Yolk Public Sector & Not-for-Profit team works with organisations across the UK to fulfil their recruitment needs and to achieve their D&I objectives. We recruit temporary, contract and permanent hires for 1 off specialist needs or for volume campaigns. We support our applicants to navigate the public sector recruitment processes and secure their dream jobs.

Yolk Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and embraces diversity in our workforce. We employ the best people for the job at hand and actively encourage applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of gender, age, race, religion, sexual orientation, disability, educational background, parental status, gender identity or any other protected characteristic. We champion and celebrate diversity at Yolk allowing our team to bring their whole selves to work.

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Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 20,000 - 40,000.

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