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Corporate Governance

Setting the standard for success. 
Assuring trust and safety at every level. 
Knowing your decisions are valued. 
It all matters.

For our organisation, the safety and security of our team is more than a want, it’s a must. We’re providing government bodies with safe buildings, secure technology, and highly sensitive deliveries. So, keeping our employees, delivery partners and customers safe and secure is our priority. That’s what makes our Corporate Governance team so vital. They’re the people supporting health and safety at home and overseas and protecting vital data. By following best practices, balancing interests, managing risks, and upholding policies they protect our organisation.

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Key roles in this area

  • Health and Safety
  • Security
  • Quality Assurance
  • Sustainability
  • 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.

exterior of Kings Charles Street offices

Did you know?

In 2022/23, greenhouse gas emissions from our UK operations were 23% lower than the year before, and 31% lower than the baseline year 2017/18.
Plus, 23% of our car and van fleet are now mild-hybrid vehicles – meeting ultra-low emission regulations. Plus, there’s more:

We’re aiming to completely remove consumer single- use plastic from the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office’s UK operations by 2025.

We’ve got robust plans in place to manage extreme weather occurrences. And, we’re working to develop an organisational adaption strategy across our estates in the UK and overseas.

We’re committed to improving sustainability of our tech platforms and digital products in line with Greening Government ICT and Digital Services Strategy targets.

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?

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

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

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

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

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Driver (HGV)

Hanslope Park
£ 25,811 plus £1,750 location allowance and excellent benefits