Non Executive Directorships

Forensic Science Regulator

Location: Home Office

Date Posted: 12/08/2020

Closing Date: 14/09/2020

£96,000 pa

Vacancy Description

The Home Secretary is seeking to appoint a new Forensic Science Regulator

The Forensic Science Regulator ensures that the provision of forensic science services across the criminal justice system is subject to an appropriate regime of scientific quality standards. They are responsible for:

  • identifying the requirement for new or improved quality standards;
  • leading on the development of new standards; and
  • where necessary, providing advice and guidance so that providers of forensic science services can demonstrate compliance with common standards.

The successful candidate will ideally have a substantial background in operating at a senior level in a relevant field, encompassing at least one of the following:

  • leadership in a forensic, or related, scientific discipline;
  • the development and application of quality standards in a scientific or technical environment;
  • the regulatory process involving scientific standards; or
  • the criminal justice system.

Whatever your background, you will appreciate the importance and opportunity that this role presents. Advanced communication skills, both orally and in writing will be essential.

Person Specification

The FSR will demonstrate the ability to meet the following essential criteria.

  • A scientific, technical or other qualification in an allied discipline of relevance to forensic science (e.g. a chemistry/physics/computing/engineering science degree) at first degree level or higher.  Alternatively, a demonstration of multiple years of experience working in forensic science and quality management.
  • Substantial background in operating at a senior level in a relevant field, encompassing at least one of the following:
    • leadership in a forensic, or related, scientific discipline;
    • the development and application of quality standards in a scientific or technical environment;
    • the regulatory process involving scientific standards; or
    • the criminal justice system.
  • A demonstrable ability to engage effectively with and influence a wide range of stakeholders at senior level including advanced communication skills, orally and in writing.
  • A demonstrable ability to assimilate and apply scientific concepts.
  • Demonstrable experience of weighing complex competing demands and making finely balanced judgements.

In addition, applicants will be able to demonstrate one or more criteria;

  • An understanding of the construction and application of statute law.
  • Knowledge of quality management systems and competence assessment.

 

Additional Information

The candidate will also be required to be cleared to Security Clearance level SC.

How to Apply

The closing date for applications is 11pm on Monday 14 September 2020

Please submit the following 4 documents, clearly labelled, by email to:

publicappointments@homeoffice.gov.uk

  1. A comprehensive CV (maximum two sides A4, minimum 11 font) setting out your career history and including details of any professional qualifications.
  2. A short supporting statement (maximum two sides A4, minimum 11 font) giving evidence of the strength and depth of your ability to meet the essential criteria for the role. Please provide specific examples to demonstrate how you meet each of the experience, qualities and skill areas identified in the person specification.
  3. Please complete and return via email the forms at Annex B (attached separately), relating to referees, conflicts of interest and nationality.
  4. In addition please complete the Diversity Form at Annex C. Please click on the link to the Public Appointments website for further information on recording whether or not you have a disability.

Please include the heading (Forensics Science Regulator) in the subject box.

Please submit your application documents as 4 separate attachments.

Please note the following:

  • We cannot accept applications submitted after the closing date.
  • Applications will be assessed on the documentation provided. Please refer to the advert and checklist to ensure you have provided the necessary documentation. We will assess it based solely on documentation provided.
  • Applications will be acknowledged upon receipt.
  • Feedback will only be given to unsuccessful candidates following interview.

Other Positions Available:

Independent Member of the Scientific Advisory Committee on the Medical Implications of Less-Lethal Weapons (SACMILL)

Location: MoD London+

Date Posted: 11/09/2020

Closing Date: 23/10/2020

Read more about this NED position...

4 x Board Members for the Solicitors Regulation Authority

Location: London

Date Posted: 10/09/2020

Closing Date: 22/09/2020

Read more about this NED position...

Vehicle Certification Agency, Non-Executive Director

Location: Bristol +

Date Posted: 10/09/2020

Closing Date: 02/10/2020

Read more about this NED position...

Small Business Commissioner

Location: Birmingham

Date Posted: 09/09/2020

Closing Date: 25/10/2020

Read more about this NED position...

Independent Member, Financial Reporting Advisory Board

Location: London

Date Posted: 09/09/2020

Closing Date: 08/10/2020

Read more about this NED position...

Coal Authority – Chair

Location: National - Mansfield, Nottinghamshire

Date Posted: 08/09/2020

Closing Date: 25/10/2020

Read more about this NED position...

Boundary Commission for Scotland –Member

Location: Edinburgh

Date Posted: 07/09/2020

Closing Date: 05/10/2020

Read more about this NED position...

External Member: House of Lords Audit Committee

Location: London

Date Posted: 05/09/2020

Closing Date: 05/10/2020

Read more about this NED position...

Member of the Human Tissue Authority (VAC-1696)

Location: London

Date Posted: 05/09/2020

Closing Date: 06/10/2020

Read more about this NED position...

Independent NED for the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)

Location: Flexible - London

Date Posted: 04/09/2020

Closing Date: 05/10/2020

Read more about this NED position...

NED for Widgit Software

Location: Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

Date Posted: 03/09/2020

Closing Date: 19/10/2020

Read more about this NED position...

NED for Kingdom Bank

Location: Flexible

Date Posted: 03/09/2020

Closing Date: 30/09/2020

Read more about this NED position...

Members of the Independent Office for Police Conduct

Location: London

Date Posted: 03/09/2020

Closing Date: 05/10/2020

Read more about this NED position...

NED for Affordable Housing & Healthcare Group

Location: Bournemouth

Date Posted: 02/09/2020

Closing Date: 25/09/2020

Read more about this NED position...

Non Executive Director (Qualified Social Worker) – nfp IFA

Location: Yorkshire

Date Posted: 02/09/2020

Closing Date:

Read more about this NED position...

Non-Executive Directors x 2 Black Country Housing Group

Location: West Midlands

Date Posted: 02/09/2020

Closing Date: 01/10/2020

Read more about this NED position...

NED for Games Workshop

Location: Nottinghamshire

Date Posted: 01/09/2020

Closing Date: 20/09/2020

Read more about this NED position...

Non Executive Board Member ePOS Hybrid

Location: Edinburgh

Date Posted: 01/09/2020

Closing Date: 30/09/2020

Read more about this NED position...

Non-Executive Board Directors – Squash Wales

Location: Wales

Date Posted: 01/09/2020

Closing Date: 30/09/2020

Read more about this NED position...

Veterans Advisory & Pensions Committee (VAPC) Appointment of Members -Yorks and Humber Copy

Location: MoD

Date Posted: 01/09/2020

Closing Date: 23/10/2020

Read more about this NED position...

Non executive Director – Hospitality, Finance Expert

Location: London

Date Posted: 01/09/2020

Closing Date: 01/10/2020

Read more about this NED position...

Chair of the Police Advisory Board for England and Wales

Location: London

Date Posted: 26/08/2020

Closing Date: 28/09/2020

Read more about this NED position...

Chair, Office for Students

Location: London + Bristol

Date Posted: 26/08/2020

Closing Date: 22/09/2020

Read more about this NED position...

Co-Chairperson of the Department for International Trade Sports Economy Sector Group

Location: London

Date Posted: 24/08/2020

Closing Date: 11/09/2020

Read more about this NED position...

Members of the Advisory Committee on Business Appointments (ACOBA)

Location: London

Date Posted: 24/08/2020

Closing Date: 09/10/2020

Read more about this NED position...

Windrush Compensation Scheme, Independent Person

Location: London

Date Posted: 24/08/2020

Closing Date: 21/09/2020

Read more about this NED position...

NEDs for National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)

Location: London

Date Posted: 22/08/2020

Closing Date: 22/09/2020

Read more about this NED position...

Chair of Forestry and Woodlands Advisory Committee (FWAC) East Midlands

Location: East Midlands

Date Posted: 22/08/2020

Closing Date: 22/09/2020

Read more about this NED position...

Non-Executive Directors – Department of Health and Social Care

Location: Nationwide

Date Posted: 21/08/2020

Closing Date: 11/09/2020

Read more about this NED position...

Chair of the HMRC Board (Lead Non-Executive Director)

Location: London

Date Posted: 20/08/2020

Closing Date: 13/09/2020

Read more about this NED position...

Panel Chair – Payment Systems Regulator

Location: London

Date Posted: 20/08/2020

Closing Date: 21/09/2020

Read more about this NED position...

NED for Market Operator Services Limited (MOSL) Board

Location: Southampton

Date Posted: 19/08/2020

Closing Date: 09/09/2020

Read more about this NED position...

Chair – Newlon Housing Trust

Location: Greater London

Date Posted: 14/08/2020

Closing Date: 14/09/2020

Read more about this NED position...

Chair of the Security Industry Authority

Location: Home Offrice

Date Posted: 14/08/2020

Closing Date: 21/09/2020

Read more about this NED position...

Non-Executive Board Member (NEBM) – Department of Health and Social Care

Location: London

Date Posted: 14/08/2020

Closing Date: 11/09/2020

Read more about this NED position...

Chair – Ebbsfleet Development Corporation

Location: Ebbsfleet, Kent

Date Posted: 12/08/2020

Closing Date: 09/09/2020

Read more about this NED position...

Charity Commission, Board Member

Location: London and Liverpool

Date Posted: 12/08/2020

Closing Date: 13/09/2020

Read more about this NED position...

Skills and Productivity Board – Panel Member

Location: Remote + UK wide

Date Posted: 12/08/2020

Closing Date: 06/09/2020

Read more about this NED position...

Forensic Science Regulator

Location: Home Office

Date Posted: 12/08/2020

Closing Date: 14/09/2020

Read more about this NED position...

Financial Reporting Council – Non-Executive Director x8

Location: London

Date Posted: 12/08/2020

Closing Date: 20/09/2020

Read more about this NED position...

2 x NEDs for the Board of the Qualis Group

Location: London

Date Posted: 11/08/2020

Closing Date: 11/09/2020

Read more about this NED position...

Money and Pensions Service (MaPS) – Non Executive Director

Location: London

Date Posted: 11/08/2020

Closing Date: 11/09/2020

Read more about this NED position...

Chair of the Office for Environmental Protection

Location: Bristol

Date Posted: 10/08/2020

Closing Date: 08/09/2020

Read more about this NED position...

Chair – National Heritage Memorial Fund/ National Lottery Heritage Fund

Location: UK Wide

Date Posted: 10/08/2020

Closing Date: 11/09/2020

Read more about this NED position...

Independent Member of Regulation Committee

Location: London

Date Posted: 10/08/2020

Closing Date: 26/08/2020

Read more about this NED position...

Non-Executive Director of the Health Research Authority VAC-1686

Location: London

Date Posted: 10/08/2020

Closing Date: 04/09/2020

Read more about this NED position...

Governance and Remuneration Committee Member – whg

Location: Walsall, West Midlands

Date Posted: 09/08/2020

Closing Date: 09/09/2020

Read more about this NED position...

Board Members – whg

Location: Walsall, West Midlands

Date Posted: 09/08/2020

Closing Date: 09/09/2020

Read more about this NED position...

Charity Commission, Board Member

Location: London and Liverpool

Date Posted: 08/08/2020

Closing Date: 13/09/2020

Read more about this NED position...

National Lottery Community Fund, Chair of the Board

Location: London+

Date Posted: 06/08/2020

Closing Date: 07/09/2020

Read more about this NED position...

President & CEO for the Land Title & Survey Authority of British Columbia

Location: British Columbia

Date Posted: 05/08/2020

Closing Date: 20/09/2020

Read more about this NED position...

The National Data Guardian for Health and Social Care VAC-1723

Location: London

Date Posted: 04/08/2020

Closing Date: 03/09/2020

Read more about this NED position...

British Film Institute (BFI), Chair

Location: London

Date Posted: 04/08/2020

Closing Date: 05/09/2020

Read more about this NED position...

Tate, Artist Trustee

Location: London

Date Posted: 04/08/2020

Closing Date: 31/08/2020

Read more about this NED position...

Service Complaint Ombudsman (SCO) Crown Appointment

Location: London

Date Posted: 04/08/2020

Closing Date: 26/08/2020

Read more about this NED position...

MAPPA Lay Adviser Dorset

Location: Ministry of Justice

Date Posted: 04/08/2020

Closing Date: 04/09/2020

Read more about this NED position...

University of Birmingham – Members of Council

Location: Birmingham

Date Posted: 04/08/2020

Closing Date: 07/09/2020

Read more about this NED position...

Director of Finance – Brunel University

Location: London

Date Posted: 04/08/2020

Closing Date: 02/09/2020

Read more about this NED position...

Non-Executive Director/Angel Investor – Mental Health Care Experience – at Online Therapy 247 ltd

Location: Remote

Date Posted: 03/08/2020

Closing Date: 01/09/2020

Read more about this NED position...

Dover Harbour Board – Non-Executive Board Member

Location: Dover

Date Posted: 03/08/2020

Closing Date: 28/08/2020

Read more about this NED position...

Board Member – Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Organising Committee

Location: Birmingham

Date Posted: 03/08/2020

Closing Date: 04/09/2020

Read more about this NED position...

Non-Executive Director SMCR for Redmayne Bentley

Location: Leeds

Date Posted: 01/08/2020

Closing Date: 28/08/2020

Read more about this NED position...

Children’s Commissioner’s Audit and Risk Committee Members x 2

Location: Central London

Date Posted: 01/08/2020

Closing Date: 30/09/2020

Read more about this NED position...

Chair, Adoption and Special Guardianship Leadership Board

Location: London + Various locations

Date Posted: 29/07/2020

Closing Date: 28/08/2020

Read more about this NED position...

Senior Independent Panel Members for Public Appointments in Wales

Location: Wales

Date Posted: 29/07/2020

Closing Date: 01/09/2020

Read more about this NED position...

Judicial Appointments and Conduct Ombudsman (PAT160006)

Location: London + Home based

Date Posted: 29/07/2020

Closing Date: 03/09/2020

Read more about this NED position...

Determinations Panel Chair & Determinations Panel 3 Members: The Pensions Regulator (TPR)

Location: Brighton

Date Posted: 28/07/2020

Closing Date: 24/08/2020

Read more about this NED position...

Children’s Commissioner for England

Location: London

Date Posted: 27/07/2020

Closing Date: 18/09/2020

Read more about this NED position...

Chair, Marshall Aid Commemoration Commission

Location: London

Date Posted: 27/07/2020

Closing Date: 28/08/2020

Read more about this NED position...

Head of Housing Operations – Arches Housing

Location: Sheffield

Date Posted: 24/07/2020

Closing Date: 24/08/2020

Read more about this NED position...

Head of Development – Arches Housing

Location: Sheffield

Date Posted: 24/07/2020

Closing Date: 24/08/2020

Read more about this NED position...

Associates for the Nursing and Midwifery Council

Location: London

Date Posted: 24/07/2020

Closing Date: 24/08/2020

Read more about this NED position...

Independent NED, Senior Independent Director Griffin -Banking

Location: City

Date Posted: 20/07/2020

Closing Date:

Read more about this NED position...

NED, Chair of Audit Committee Griffin – Banking

Location: City

Date Posted: 20/07/2020

Closing Date:

Read more about this NED position...

Civil Service Commissioners

Location: London

Date Posted: 20/07/2020

Closing Date: 14/08/2020

Read more about this NED position...

Chair of the Joint Nature Conservation Committee

Location: Various locations

Date Posted: 20/07/2020

Closing Date: 03/09/2020

Read more about this NED position...

Veterans Advisory & Pensions Committee (VAPC) Appointment of Members -LONDON

Location: MoD

Date Posted: 20/07/2020

Closing Date: 23/10/2020

Read more about this NED position...

Public Weather Service Customer Group (PWSCG), Independent Member

Location: UK - Various

Date Posted: 17/07/2020

Closing Date: 16/08/2020

Read more about this NED position...

NEDs x 3 with strategic experience for SRUC – Scotland’s Rural College

Location: Edinburgh + Various

Date Posted: 14/07/2020

Closing Date: 24/08/2020

Read more about this NED position...

Lay Chair General Optical Council

Location: National

Date Posted: 07/07/2020

Closing Date: 01/09/2020

Read more about this NED position...

Expert Committee on Pesticides – Member

Location: York

Date Posted: 24/06/2020

Closing Date: 04/09/2020

Read more about this NED position...