Independent Committee Member

NFP People
Leicestershire, UK
18 Jun 2019
01 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We have an exciting opportunity to join the world's leading chartered professional body for people responsible for safety and health in the workplace, during a period of delivering momentous change, as an Independent Committee Member on their Board Committees

Position: Independent Committee Member

Location: The role will require a commitment to attend four committee meetings a year near Leicester, UK, in addition to preparation time and occasional additional meetings where circumstances require it.

Salary: The role is unremunerated; however reasonable expenses will be paid.

Duration: Committee members are usually appointed for a period of three years.

Closing Date: Wednesday 26 June 2019

Interview Date: 16th and 18th July 2019

Our client is successfully working through implementing their ambitious five-year strategy shaping the future of safety and health "WORK 2022", underpinned by an organisation-wide transformation programme "Transforming Together".

The Role

There are a number of Committees within the organisation, so if you have experience in any of the fields below, they would love to hear from you.

To be considered for the Audit and Risk Committee, you will

- Be an Independent Member with an accountancy background
- Ideally a full member of CIMA or a CCAB accounting body
- Have experience of financial management and accounting policies.

To be considered for the Finance and Investment Committee, you will

- Be an Independent Member with experience of financial management, policy and strategy
- Have knowledge of investment management, including investment strategy and performance review
- Have an understanding of investing reserve funds in equities, bonds and other investment asset classes.

To be considered for the Policy and Standards Committee, you will

- Be an Independent Member with an education background, with experience and/or knowledge of higher education courses and professional standards
- Have experience of developing policies and behaviour frameworks.

About you

Millions of people have their lives severely affected because of the work they do, with illness, injury and death all too common. So, if you want to make a difference and be involved in making the world of work globally safer this is a great opportunity to get involved if you have experience at senior level in a business environment and/or relevant qualifications.

About the Organisation

Our client is the world's leading chartered professional body for people responsible for safety and health in the workplace - with more than 47,000 members in over 130 countries.

To ensure we have diverse and inclusive committees with different skills and perspectives, we welcome applications from a wide range of backgrounds, particularly women and Black, Asian and Minority Ethic as these characteristics are underrepresented on our committees

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