Jun 182019

Non-Executive Directors - Trident Group

We are looking for experienced Non-Executive Directors to join our Group Board
As part of the Group’s ongoing succession planning for the challenging and exciting times we face, as economic pressures on our customers increase and the demand for our services continues to rise, we are looking for three experienced Non-Executive Directors (NED) to join the Group Board.

These are senior and prestigious appointments demanding not only a high level of commitment, but the expectation that you will contribute to developing and maintaining an effective Group Board including chairing committees and meetings.

Previous Board experience is essential and we particularly welcome applications from candidates with demonstrable experience of; finance; the charitable sector; property; or housing.

In addition, we are also looking for a Senior Independent Director (SID) to support the Chair. The SID will be a NED with all the general duties of a NED but with enhanced duties of the SID.

Our NED and SID roles are remunerated and the current rates are available within the recruitment pack available to download below.

Trident Group has over 50 years of delivering homes, services and innovation for up to 8,000 people in over 3,400 homes in some of the most disadvantaged communities in the Midlands. It employs more than 750 staff and works with over 150 volunteers. The Group has an annual turnover of more than £32m and owns assets close to £170m.

The Group has a simplified structure consisting of one housing association (Trident Housing), one charity (Trident Reach) and one commercial vehicle (Trident Star) which is designed to deliver socially-minded business enterprises.

To apply, please download the recruitment pack HERE. After completing and submitting the recruitment pack please click HERE to complete a skills audit. Please be advised that only after completing both these steps, your application is then marked as complete.

For further information, contact Debbie Hanley, Governance and Executive Assistant at 12 Fairlie House, Trident Close, Erdington, Birmingham, B23 5TB.

Closing date for completed applications is 5.00pm, Tuesday, 2 July 2019.

Interviews will be held on Thursday, 25 July 2019.

We are committed to equality and diversity and welcome applications from everyone regardless of gender, age, religion, race, disability or sexual orientation.

Jun 182019

Trustee - Bliss

Organisation: Bliss
Reference: Scotland Trustees
Vacancy Type: Trustee
Deadline: 8th July 2019
Region: Nation Wide

Vacancy Details

Over 100,000 babies are born needing neonatal care in the UK each year. That's 1 in 7 babies, or over 300 babies every day. Would you like to make a difference to the lives of some of the UK's most vulnerable babies and their families?

About Us

Bliss Scotland is the leading charity for premature and sick babies: our vision is that every baby born premature or sick in Scotland has the best chance of survival and quality of life. Bliss Scotland is part of the Bliss UK group of charities, and provides particular oversight of and support for our work across Scotland.

The Role

We are recruiting 2 new dedicated Bliss Scotland Trustees, based in Scotland, to join our passionate and committed Board, to support the charity's governance and overall strategic direction.

About you

We need people who can help us achieve our ambitious plans, who are good at reviewing and challenging those plans to help us to improve them, and who have the time and skills to commit to this important role. In particular, we are keen to hear from applicants with background, skills and experience in either of the following areas:

Fundraising, in particular experience / knowledge of either institutional fundraising in Scotland (trusts / foundations / corporate), and/or of community and events fundraising
NHS Scotland / health experience, in particular from a management perspective.

We are also keen to hear from applicants with a diversity of experiences and backgrounds. Previous board/trustee experience is not necessary and we welcome applications from all ages and backgrounds.

Why apply?

As a trustee you will join the charity at a critical time as we have recently launched our first dedicated Bliss Scotland three-year strategy, in our 10th anniversary year as a registered Scottish charity. There is so much more to do for sick and tiny babies in Scotland and to provide much needed emotional and practical help for their families Bliss Scotland is passionately committed to ensuring that all babies and their families have the best possible care wherever they are born. Join us to help us make a difference!

We really value the diversity of ideas and skills that Trustees can bring, and welcome applications that can help us reflect this on our Board.

For further information go to https://www.bliss.org.uk/about-us/jobs/bliss-scotland-trustees-x-2-voluntary for a full recruitment pack. Applications are by CV and covering letter, to be submitted by 9am on Monday 8th July 2019 to: recruitment@bliss.org.uk with the subject ‘Trustee Recruitment Bliss Scotland'. Interviews will be held in early September.

Advert Start Date: 17th July 2019
Contact Telephone Number: 02073784754
Contact Name: Bilwa Iyer
Contact E-mail: recruitment@bliss.org.uk
Url: www.bliss.org.uk

Jun 102019

Non-Executive Director - Incana Sales and Durata Development

Application closing date: 21 Jun 2019 12:00

Job Description

Incana Sales and Durata Development were established in 2018 to help deliver the strategic aims of the parent organisation to deliver new housing tenures across the areas in which it operates. These two new organisations will support the delivery of market sale properties. We are now looking for a Non-Executive Director to serve on the two boards, which meet 4 times a year in back to back meetings.

The parent organisation is Aspire Housing, a leading housing provider and PlaceShaper in North Staffordshire and Cheshire. Aspire Housing is a financially strong business, with a turnover of over £49m, around 9,000 homes in management and ambitious growth targets. We express our social purpose by reinvesting our profits in new homes, in revitalising communities and in a comprehensive range of innovative support services.

This is an exceptional non-executive opportunity for candidates who bring the highest levels of strategic thinking and a profound commitment to our organisational mission and values. You will have achieved significant success in housing development, potentially gained via a senior role at a private developer of housing. You will also bring an all-rounder’s repertoire of senior skills. Able to show that you understand how to work through others and how organisations make sound decisions, you’ll also be highly numerate and have the intellectual capacity to understand complex written briefings. Finally, we’re looking for that particular type of reflective confidence which allows you to contribute a distinctive perspective to the board’s business, as well as listening to and valuing the views of colleagues.

For an informal conversation contact Paul Medford, Company Secretary on 01782–854882, or Jade Williams on 01782-854762. Closing date: 12 noon, Friday 21st June 2019

Interview date: Friday 12th July 2019

Candidate Requirements

Employment Details

  • Employment Type: Permanent
  • Pay: £3,000 Annually

How to Apply

Jun 092019

Non-Executive Director - The Carbon Trust

Recruiter: Mallory Partners
Location: London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 07 Jun 2019
Closes: 30 Jun 2019
Position/Level: Board
Responsibilities: Executive Management, Operations, Project / Programme Management, Strategy
Sector: Energy, Environmental, FMCG / Retail
Contract Type: Permanent
Language: English

Help Accelerate the Low Carbon Transition

Exciting Global Board Role

We believe in a future where economic prosperity and environmental sustainability go hand in hand.

The Carbon Trust works with leading businesses, governments and organisations to make this real and deliver on our mission – to accelerate the move to a sustainable, low carbon economy.

Our 180 independent experts are a catalyst, working with our clients and partners around the world. We understand their challenges and create bespoke solutions, often acting as a critical friend - every day, we work with new technologies, markets and business models. And, with two decades of experience, we understand what does and doesn’t work and – most importantly – why.

We are looking for one or two exceptional new board members to ensure that we have the capacity, diversity and skills to support our core business, grow new ventures, drive material impact and address the urgent challenges of climate change. We are looking for candidates with a keen interest in our mission, strong capabilities and experience in one or more of - international business, investments, financial management and governance, and consulting.

To apply, please email: carbontrust@mallorypartners.com or phone 0201 781 7369

Closing date for applications is June 30th 2019

Jun 052019

Chair of Audit & Risk and Board member - Beyond Housing

Recruiter: Campbell Tickell
Location: Nationwide
Salary: Not Specified
Posted: 30 May 2019
Closes: 24 Jun 2019
Job Function: Board Member, Chair
Industry: Public

Providing homes that customers want, services they value, which are delivered by people who care.

Formed last year, Beyond Housing is now firmly established. As a new entity it has been exciting to embark upon a journey with our customers, staff and stakeholders, as we begin to realise our ambitions. There is a determination to achieve the very best in all that we do.

Excellence in governance is at the core of ensuring we are a strong, viable and forward-thinking business. These two roles on our main Board, represent our continued commitment to meet the highest standards in probity and strategic decision making.

Chair of Audit & Risk, you will have up-to-date strategic finance understanding, perhaps coupled with a relevant qualification, as well as prior Board or Committee experience. Offering commercial acumen, you will be used to considering assurance and compliance matters in an analogous business.

Board member, we are open to seeing people with a varied offering but would prioritise experience in the legal field; digital consumer services; and/or the development of new homes. We feel this role could especially suit someone who is looking for their first Board position.

For both roles, it is a given that you will understand the principles of good governance, but we also want people who are self-aware about the way in which they work and contribute. approachable, collaborative and ambitious.

Join our team and you will be as proud as we are to be a part of Beyond Housing.

For an informal conversation, contact Kelly Shaw at Campbell Tickell on 07900 363803. To find out more, the candidate pack can be downloaded at www.campbelltickell.com/jobs.

Closing date: Monday 24th June 2019 at 12 noon.

Jun 042019

Chair - Inverness College UHI

Reference: 1652
Remuneration: Unremunerated
Location: Inverness
Closing date: 23 June 2019 at midnight


Inverness College UHI is one of the largest partners of the University of the Highlands and Islands, a partnership of 13 colleges and research institutions comprising Scotland's newest university. As the UK's leading tertiary education provider, we deliver both further education and higher education courses and that makes us different from traditional institutions. Through an innovative approach to learning and some of the best online learning technologies, we offer our students the complete learner journey, where they have choice and flexibility to study from access level right through to PhD.

Inverness College UHI is at the heart of the community and working closely with businesses and stakeholders, our curriculum and research capacity is designed to meet the ever-evolving needs of industry and support the strengths and ambitions of the region. Through a personalised approach, we help our students discover their right path, providing them with a combination of qualification and job-ready skills to succeed in the workplace.

Inverness College UHI is located at Inverness Campus, a growing hub for research, innovation and enterprise set within a 215 acre site.

We are seeking to appoint a talented and enthusiastic individual who has good current and local knowledge of Inverness and the surrounding area. As Chair, you will have a strong commitment to and understanding of Higher and Further Education in Inverness and the wider Highlands and Islands. You will lead the Board of Management, working in partnership with the College Principal, Senior Management Team and the University. You will demonstrate:

  • An ability to work strategically and collaboratively at a senior level with excellent knowledge of corporate governance; and
  • An ability to lead change successfully and positively influence individuals and organisations.

Through his/her leadership, the Chair will make a real difference to the education and prospects of our learners and to the wellbeing and success of the communities where they live. The Chair will also contribute to the College's strategic direction, decision-making and continued development while also acting as an ambassador to communicate our activities to his/her contacts throughout the local area and beyond.

The Board is committed to equality and diversity and to ensuring that our governing body represents the staff, students and community that it serves and applications are particularly welcome from women, people with disabilities and people from ethnic minorities. Successful appointees will be expected to undertake a Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme check.

A time commitment of approximately 25 hours per month is required. The role requires regular contact with the Board Secretary, Committee Chairs and the Principal as part of the ongoing good governance of the College; attendance at Board and Committee meetings; engaging with the wider UHI partnership and stakeholders on behalf of the College and attendance at a number of important internal and external events such as Graduation and Prize giving.

Appointments will be for four years in the first instance, with the position available from 1 January 2020. Candidates must not be employees or students of the college.The role is not remunerated, however, appropriate travel and subsistence costs will be paid.


If you would like to know more about the role of the Board and the Board Chair, please visit our website or contact our current Chair, Neil Stewart – neil.j.stewart.ic@uhi.ac.uk

We are holding an open evening to promote the work of the College and the Board and to provide information to candidates interested in the role. Some of our current Board Members, Members of the Senior Management Team and representatives from the Further Education Regional Board and the University Court will be there to share their experiences about working on or with the Board of Management.

When: 17th or 18th June, early evening
Location: Inverness College UHI, 1 Inverness Campus, Inverness IV2 5NA

Your application

To apply please visit the Board Recruitment page on our website where you will find the role description and applicant brief and an application form. Completed application forms are to be returned by e-mail to the Secretary to the Board of Management (fiona.ambrose.ic@uhi.ac.uk) by 23.59 on Sunday 23 June 2019


General information about the Board of Management can be found here.

Chair Advert

Chair job role and applicant brief

Board Chair Application form

Jun 042019

Trustee - People In Need UK

Organisation: People In Need UK
Reference: PIN UK - Trustee
Vacancy Type: Trustee
Deadline: 30th June 2019
Region: Nation Wide

Vacancy Details

People In Need (PIN) UK is a registered charity based on the values of humanism, freedom, equality, dignity and solidarity. We believe that people anywhere in the world should have a right to make decisions about their lives and to benefit from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

PIN UK is a recently established affiliate of People In Need, the largest NGO from Central and Eastern Europe. PIN's unique positioning, holistic approach of humanitarian aid, development and human rights advocacy combined with an operational capacity that enables it to operate in challenging environments has led to PIN's establishment as one of the leading humanitarian actor in countries like Syria, Ukraine and Iraq. It operates in more than 30 countries worldwide.

The board of trustees is responsible for the effective governance and overall strategic direction of the charity, working in the best interests of the charity to help us to carry out our charitable purpose. We are seeking a new Trustee to join the board.

Trustee's duties at glance:

  • maintaining an overview of the organization's affairs
  • ensuring the charity is carrying out its purposes for the public benefit
  • ensuring that charity comply with its governing document and the law
  • acting in charity's best interest
  • managing charity's resources responsibly
  • acting with reasonable care and skill
  • ensuring charity is accountable

Person specification for a trustee

  • A commitment to the organisation
  • A willingness to devote the necessary time and effort
  • Strategic vision
  • Good, independent judgement
  • An ability to think creatively
  • A willingness to speak their mind
  • An understanding and acceptance of the legal duties, responsibilities and liabilities of trusteeship
  • An ability to work effectively as a member of a team


  • Willing to take on a voluntary role (reasonable expenses reimbursed according to PIN UK's Trustees Expenses Policy)
  • Attend trustee Board meetings that take place twice a year (if needed, remote participation would be possible via Skype)

How to apply

If you are interested in joining the board of PIN UK, please send your CV to the email address: chair.pinuk@peopleinneed.cz.

For an informal discussion before applying, candidates may contact Camila Garbutt on 02072 508 047.

Closing date for applications: June 30th 2019

Advert Start Date: 31st May 2019
Contact Telephone Number: 02072 508 047
Contact Name: Camila Garbutt
Contact E-mail: pin.uk@peopleinneed.cz
Url: https://apps.charitycommission.gov.uk/Showcharity/RegisterOfCharities/CharityFramework.aspx?RegisteredCharityNumber=1181344&SubsidiaryNumber=0

Jun 042019

Vice-Chair and 2 Trustees - Association for Learning Technology

Organisation: Association for Learning Technology
Reference: ALT/VC
Vacancy Type: Vice Chair
Deadline: 10th June 2019
Region: Nation Wide

Vacancy Details

Call for 2 Trustees and Vice-Chair

We invite nominations for 2 Trustees to serve an initial three year term to be elected by Members.

We are also seeking expressions of interest for the role of Vice-Chair of the Association to serve an initial three year term to be appointed by the Board of Trustees (formally called the Central Executive Committee).

The new Trustees will join the Board of Trustees which governs ALT. For more information on the role of Trustees go to http://www.alt.ac.uk/about-alt/how-we-are-governed/being-alt-trustee.

Ballot process

The ballot for any contested vacancies will be conducted over the Internet by the Electoral Reform Services and the result will be communicated to members at the AGM. All eligible members will be sent an email with instructions on how to use the secure Internet ballot site. It is vital that you check that the e-mail address currently used for your account on our website is correct by 9 June 2019. To check your details, go to https://www.alt.ac.uk/user and sign in to your account. The Members Area will display your registered email and ‘Update' link if you need to change it To update your details, enter them into the relevant field and click 'Save'. In case of difficulty, please contact us via http://www.alt.ac.uk/contact.

Eligibility requirement

Under the ALT Constitution, election is open only to individual members of at least 12 months' standing and aged 18 years or over on the date of the AGM at which they take up office.

In accordance the Constitution, Trustees coming to the end of a first three-year term are eligible for re-election as Trustees; and any elected Trustee (with the exception of the Vice-chair, Chair, and President) is able to put forward an expression of interest to become Vice-chair. (Thus the maximum continuous period of membership for a Trustee is six, or, exceptionally, between six and nine years.)

Deadline for submitting your nomination or expression of interest

All nominations should be submitted by Monday, 10 June 2019.

Advert Start Date: 31st May 2019
Contact Telephone Number: 01865819009
Contact Name: Maren Deepwell
Contact E-mail: maren.deepwell@alt.ac.uk
Url: https://www.alt.ac.uk/news/all_news/2019-annual-general-meeting-and-trustee-elections

Jun 042019

Chair and Trustees - Which? Ltd

Recruiter: Which? Ltd
Location: London
Salary: Not Specified
Posted: 31 May 2019
Closes: 26 Jun 2019
Job Function: Chair, Trustees
Industry: Not-For-Profit

Which? is an entirely independent not for profit organisation which exists to tackle consumer harm and make consumers as powerful as the organisations they deal with in their daily lives.

We are currently searching for a Chair and two Trustees for the Board of Trustees of our Charity.

This is an exciting time to join Which?. In September 2018, we welcomed our new CEO, Anabel Hoult, and launched a strategic review to redefine how we deliver our purpose, setting a new three year mission, organisational values and direction. We plan to achieve our new mission by focusing on delivering impact in four key areas of consumer harm: digital life, consumer rights and protection, scams, and money and through transforming our reviews and advice subscription model. .

Our trustees are responsible for ensuring the success of the organisation in fulfilling its purpose for the long term and overseeing delivery in our key impact areas. We are seeking engaged and purpose-driven individuals to join us at this unique and exciting period of transformation.


As Chair, you will bring your previous experience as a Trustee, or significant governance experience drawn from a commercial or social enterprise background to lead the body overseeing the implementation of the new strategy, including the measurable impact across our four priority areas. Working closely with the CEO, Trustees and Chair of our commercial board, you will bring prior experience of leading organisations through change, the ability to build high performing groups and manage the complexities of a charitable, membership and commercial organisation and the credibility to work with political, regulatory, business and consumer-focused stakeholders.


Trustees will play a similarly crucial role in our evolution. Through your professional experience you will have the ability to steward the charity’s resources effectively and to ensure the charity champions consumers in the most effective way. You will have a proven track record in one or more of the following: digital transformation, strategic communications, consumer policy and commercial strategy.

At Which? we value diversity and we're committed to creating an inclusive culture where everyone is able to be themselves and to reach their full potential. We actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and cultures and believe that a diverse workforce helps us to understand and effectively tackle consumer detriment.

If you would like to find out more about how you can lend your expertise to help us solve some of the biggest problems for consumers in the 21st century and beyond then please visit the microsite: http://green-park-jobs.co.uk/which/

Closing date: 09:00 Monday 26 June 2019

Jun 042019

Non-Executive Director - Rochdale Boroughwide Housing (RBH)

Location: Rochdale
Salary: Voluntary role (reasonable expenses will be reimbursed)
Closing Date: Friday 14 June 2019

About RBH

Rochdale Boroughwide Housing (RBH) is the UK’s first tenant and employee co-owned mutual housing society, with over 13,000 homes throughout the local area.

By working together we provide better places for our members, tenants and employees to live and work.

Drawing on the area’s rich co-operative heritage, our pioneering model places members at the heart of decision-making, allowing everyone to enjoy a sense of security and belonging in places we make great together.

Being part of the co-operative and mutual movement RBH is, of course, aligned with the international co-operative principles. The Representative Body has agreed our values:

  • Responsibility – We take responsibility for, and answer for, our actions
  • Equity – We carry on our business in a way that is fair and unbiased
  • Democracy – We give our members a say in the way we run our business
  • Pioneering – We will seek to be a leader in the way we meet challenges and seek solutions
  • Openness & Honesty – We will share information, do what we say we will do and when we make a mistake we will own up to it
  • Caring – We will listen and respond to the needs of our members, tenants and employees
  • Championing – We will encourage members to take responsibility for our communities and work together to improve them.

The Role

We're looking for a new Non-executive Director to join our Board and help us continue to support Rochdale as a great place to grow up, grow a career, and grow older.

RBH is at the heart of the local community here in Rochdale Borough, and we're proud to help make Rochdale a great place to live and work. We're also proud to be a pioneering mutual housing society in the home of cooperation.

Our corporate strategy, Together, sets out our ambitious plans to help us to provide the right mix of new and existing quality homes, and to ensure our tenants at all stages of life can thrive and succeed. We need to do this while we change and improve the way we work, delivering the services our customers value whilst ensuring that RBH remains strong, financially successful, and resilient to future challenges.

That's where you come in – providing the expertise and inspiration we need to guide RBH and ensure that we continue to deliver for our customers. Our mutual model also provides an opportunity unique in England to work with our elected tenant and employee Representatives to shape the future of our society.

If you're looking to gain experience in strategic decision-making, or if you're looking to share the skills and expertise you've already gathered, we'd love to hear from you. We are particularly keen to hear from those with experience of a senior commercial role or expertise in development and regeneration.

This is a voluntary role but reasonable expenses will be reimbursed.

Closing Date: Friday 14th June 2019 at 12 noon


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