Nov 302018

Non-Executive Director - Looked After Children and Young People Not-for-Profit

Salary/Rate: £10000 - £15000/annum c. 2 days per month
Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Posted: 23/11/2018 (12:32)
Closes: 25/12/2018
Agency: Cooper Edwards Ltd


Make a difference to the wellbeing and safety of Looked After Children and Young People

North East / Yorkshire / East Midlands

For a leading and well-established non-profit organisation that supports Looked After Children and Young People, we are recruiting a Non-Executive Director based in Yorkshire or the North East.

The main responsibilities include:

  • As part of a board of non-executive directors, you will provide knowledge and expertise in financial and commercial business management, by proactively offering objective criticism and independent judgement on issues of strategy, performance and resources.
  • You will scrutinise the performance of management in achieving agreed objectives and monitor their reporting of performance.
  • You will complete site visits during the year across the regions, and establish positive relationships with a variety of stakeholders.
  • You will comply with safeguarding policies and promote the welfare and protection of Children and Young People.

The profile required:

  • Extensive business planning and strategy formulation experience at board level, having developed a business with a multi-million pound turnover, in a commercial and marketing environment.
  • Equally important is your natural affinity with a strong and genuine Not for Profit ethos: it is essential that candidates embrace the principles of a highly ethical and people centred organisation.
  • A genuine desire to learn the safeguarding principles of working with Children and Young People who are Looked After.
  • Ability to allow a minimum of 30 days work per year, or 1.5 days per month for your duties, with a certain level of flexibility for additional requirements.

If you are an experienced board level commercial professional with a genuine interest in improving the wellbeing and safety of Looked After Children, please send your CV and cover letter to our consultants at Cooper Edwards

Contact Name: Alex Cooper
Telephone: 01916531049

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