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Corporate Governance

We’re providing government bodies with safe buildings, secure technology, and highly sensitive deliveries.  Keeping our employees, delivery partners and customers safe and secure is our priority. So how do we do this and make sure every single piece of work meets exacting standards, whether it’s health and safety, security or sustainability? And how do we make sure systems are in place so that we can maintain our services, no matter the situation? That’s the remit of our Corporate Governance team, keeping things safe and secure, running efficiently and cost-effectively, now and in the future. 

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Key roles in this area

  • Health and Safety
  • Security
  • Quality Assurance
  • Information Security
  • Senior Information Risk Officers
  • Business Continuity
  • Audit and Risk Management
  • Knowledge and Information Management

Hear from our people

We bring together a wide range of skills and backgrounds within our organisation, and everyone provides their own valuable perspective. Ready to hear from some of them?

 

Current Corporate colleague

Working in Corporate Governance, you’ll be based in Hanslope Park, Milton Keynes, but with regular travel to our London site and sometimes overseas.

For our teams, one of the biggest challenges is distance: you’ve got to build strong relationships worldwide to keep an overview of every project and service.

Case study

The Corporate Governance team recently oversaw Health and Safety standards for a brand-new theatre that helps train the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office’s diplomats all over the world. Find out more in our case study.

Did you know?

We’ve helped remove 97% of avoidable single-use plastics from the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office’s UK operations.
We’re also planning ambitious programmes from solar power to reduced greenhouse gas emissions.

Learning and development

Alongside the training of the wider FCDO Services team, there are some specific options in place to help our Corporate Governance team excel:

  • Our Health & Safety team particularly have to be NEBOSH qualified with IOSH membership, so you’ll be supported in keeping your training up to date
  • There’s plenty of potential to move upwards here, and we’ll work with you to progress your qualifications wherever we can.

We comply with internationally recognised standards, making us the go-to experts for government customers worldwide. 

Staying ahead of the curve in Corporate Governance

With regulations evolving all the time, and a constant need to maintain best practice, how do the Corporate Governance team innovate?

Implementing new systems like this one makes it easier for teams worldwide to log issues.

The new platform enables easy reporting and analysis to manage safe working

The Corporate Governance teams feed into all areas of our organisation, from engineering design and delivery to product development and innovation, making sure we keep safety, security and quality top priorities.

What do I need to thrive here?

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1. Inquisitive nature

You accept nothing at face value: you study deeply, to make sure we meet standards

2. Deep understanding

Whether its construction, logistics, or IT, you know exactly what to probe and what’s important

3. High-level communication skills

The Corporate Governance team provide assurance directly to our Board and senior staff

4. Expert knowledge

Whatever your specialism, you’re well-versed in best-practice, industry standards and legal requirements.

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