Independent Board Member / Non-Executive Director - Colchester, Essex, United Kingdom,
Not remunerated (Expenses, training and childcare provided)
Our client has an exciting opportunity to help shape their future through undertaking the role of an Independent Member on the Board, so why not show that you have the skills and expertise to make a lasting difference in Housing provision to the people and community of Colchester.
Their Board consists of 3 residents, 3 councillors, 3 independents and the Chief Executive. The Independent Board Members play a vital role on the Board ensuring that decisions are in the best interests of the organisation and its customers, whilst ensuring compliance of all legal and regulatory obligations.
They are on an exciting journey and are a year into delivering their new strategic plan. They have ambitious plans to grow and transform their services, with a strong commitment to ensuring first-class services for their customers.
Their aim is to deliver great services that make a difference, by being the trusted choice for local housing, property and community services. As an organisation, our focus is on customer satisfaction, value for money and positive outcomes in the community. They are looking for a board member who is committed to helping them achieve this.
Applicants should be able to demonstrate:
· General business, financial and management experience.
· Evidence of delivering quality services with a strong customer care commitment
· Working as an effective member of a strategic team
· Experience at Board level in the public sector/ private/ voluntary sector
· Skills and experience in finance and risk management would be desirable
Successful applicants will have strong interpersonal skills and be able to successfully act as an ambassador for the organisation.
If you have a passion for the delivery of quality services that have a positive impact on Communities, they would like to hear from you.
Time commitment - is approx. 1 day per month
Term - For an initial term of 3 years
Remuneration - This is an unpaid position, although reasonable expenses, including mileage and childcare, will be reimbursed and regular training opportunities will be offered throughout the year
It is really important to them that their Board reflects the customers and communities which they exist to serve. They believe having a diverse Board is vital to their ongoing success and they particularly welcome applications from underrepresented groups.
About The Company
Our client manages over 7000 residential, commercial and public buildings throughout the Borough and their housing options service is available to all residents. They employ over 200 staff who are committed to delivering quality services and providing value for money for their customers. They invest in their staff, and with rising levels of staff engagement, they are proud to have achieved IIP Gold Accredited status.
The deadline for applications is; 5th June 2019
Shortlisted candidates will be invited to observe a Board meeting on 3rd July 2019