Governance and Performance Assistant

Friends of the Earth
Administration/PA, Environment & Sustainability
Salary Details
Regional £22,595 - £24,595 London £25,752 - £27,752 per annum
Contract Type
Closing Date
We have an exciting position for a Governance and Performance Assistant to join us here at Friends of the Earth

Job Description

The role: 

The Governance and Performance Assistant will be responsible for providing administrative, logistical and coordination support to a range of colleagues, including the Boards and Senior Leadership Team, to help enable effective governance and leadership of Friends of the Earth, as well as high performance across the organisation.

You’ll support cross-organisational and departmental meetings, away days, diary management, reporting, record keeping, administrative tools and other systems and work closely with the rest of the Governance Team and the Project Management Team.

Key Skills and Attributes: 

You will be forward thinking and able to prioritise a varied workload in a fast-moving environment. You will have excellent organisational, administrative and time management skills with a focus on quality, detail and outcomes. You will possess proficient IT and written skills and an ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of people, including the most senior levels of the organisation.

The team: 

The Governance Team supports Friends of the Earth’s Boards and Senior Leadership Team to effectively govern and lead the organisation in its mission to bring about environmental justice.

Working across all directorates, the team aims to provide senior colleagues with efficient and proactive support, helping to ensure that our decision-making machinery is working well, that we plan effectively, and that we strengthen a culture of accountability and delivery.

Closing Date: 25 January 2022

Interview: Week commencing 7 February 2022

Company Description

We offer a competitive range of benefits, good work/life balance, excellent learning and development opportunities and a vibrant organisational culture. 

We are an equal opportunities employer and are especially keen to encourage applications from people currently under-represented in the environment movement, including people from black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds and disabled people and other marginalised or oppressed communities. 

Friends of the Earth is an international community dedicated to protecting the natural world and the wellbeing of everyone in it. We lead campaigns, provide resources and information, and drive real solutions to the environmental problems facing us all.