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Non Executive Directorships

Audit Committee Chair for Proactis Holdings PLC

Location: London and Yorks

Date Posted: 29/01/2019

Closing Date: 18/02/2019

A Non-Executive Director (Non-Exec) to Chair the audit Committee is required for our client – Proactis Holdings PLC which is an AIM Listed, e-Commerce and spend management solution provider. The Group is engaged in the development and sale of application software, installation and related services, has commercial and operational capacity in each of the major global markets with a Head Office in Wetherby, Yorks.
We are seeking candidates to Chair their Audit Committee who have been a Finance Director on a mid-cap
Remuneration is £40k pa for 2 days per month (formal & informal time) for Board & Sub Committee Meetings plus strategy days and preparation time held in London and Yorkshire.

Business Concept:

  • Proactis creates, sells and maintains software and services which enable large organisations to Rethink how they do commerce in order to operate faster, leaner and smarter in indirect spend.
  • Its solutions are used in approximately 1,000 buying organisations around the world in targeted commercial verticals, public and not-for-profit sectors.
  • Proactis is the fifth largest player in its space, by revenue, following its award winning, transformational acquisition of Perfect Commerce LLC during August 2017.
  • Proactis strategy founded on a profitable, conservative organic growth principle which it leverages to accelerate growth through M&A activity.
  • Revenues for year ending 31 July 2018 are expected to be more than £50m with EBITDA more than £16m.
  • Proactis is head-quartered in London and floated on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange in June 2006.

Non-Exec Requirements/Criteria:

Specific requirements are:

  • Previously a CFO/Finance Director of a mid-cap c.£100-250m UK Quoted Company;
  • Qualified accountant & member of the ICAEW with recent IFRS experience;
  • Financial expertise including previous experience of an Audit Committee;
  • Tech sector experience, cloud based application software;
  • Recent post acquisition integration experience, fast growth (significant M&A).


Remuneration is £40k pa for 2 days per month (formal & informal time) for Board & Sub Committee Meetings plus strategy days and preparation time.
Applying for the role:
Candidates who meet the above criteria are invited to apply for the role having first registered their CV with First Flight Non-Executive Directors (if they have not already done so there is no charge) by using our Apply For Role tab for role no: 1072 and completing the application form explaining how you match the key criteria that we have set out for the role.

Role closing 18th February 2019

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