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Non-Executive Chair and Non-Executive Director of the Board

Recruiter: AJW Aviation
Location: West Sussex
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 Dec 2015
Closes: 22 Jan 2016
Job Function: Non Executive Chair, Non Executive Director
Industry: Transport / Logistics, Supply Chain

A J Walter Aviation Ltd is a specialist in the supply, exchange, repair and lease of aircraft spare parts. Our service also includes: total repair process management, logistics, transport, engineering and aircraft project management services. We conduct business with more than 1,000 airlines in over 115 countries, have annual group revenues close to US $500m and we make it our business to achieve excellence in everything we do.

Due to a recent review of The Board and Executive Committee we are seeking to appoint a Non-Executive Chair and a Non-Executive Director. These positions are part of a newly created corporate governance structure which represents a new and progressive regime of policies and procedures to govern A J Walter Aviation Ltd.

Ideal candidates for both roles will have:

  • Experience as a Chairperson or Director in a complex business
  • Current or previous Directorship of a company with revenues in excess of £200m
  • Experience within a privately-held family business
  • Established mentoring experience of board members including CEO and Shareholder/President

In addition to the above the Non-Executive Director will have:

  • Extensive experience in banking
  • Experience of designing and implementing executive incentive schemes

The Board governs through clearly mandated Board committees, monitoring and reporting systems.  Matters for the Board will include: overall company business strategy, approval of financial statements, CAPEX plan, major projects, organisational structure, risk, social and treasury policies.

We are seeking a long term commitment from each role-holder. Individuals must be able to attend circa thirteen board meetings a year and circa four additional meetings a year for the Non-Executive Director.

For further information or to apply with your CV and covering letter please email: matthew.wintrip@ajw-aviation.com

Closing date for applications is 22nd January 2016


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