Non Executive Directorships

NED for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

Location: London

Date Posted: 23/01/2021

Closing Date: 19/02/2021

£15000 pa

Vacancy Description

The BEIS Board sets the vision for the Department and guides its overarching policy.  Board Members provide advice and challenge, based on business acumen and experience, to the Secretary of State and the Department’s executive team. The Board’s remit is set out in the Code of Good Practice for Corporate Governance in Central Government.

We are looking for up to four people to join the Board who can challenge conventional approaches to policy development, inspire innovative thinking and push BEIS to continuously improve.

One of the posts advertised will have responsibility for the Union and that person will be expected to be involved in BEIS’s work with the Devolved Administrations.

Two of the posts advertised include a role on BEIS’s Nominations Committee, which meets annually as a sub-committee of the main Board.

 

Person Specification

Essential criteria

  • Experience of operating at Board level or equivalent in the public or private sector (or both).
  • Ability to think logically and objectively in analysing complex financial and non-financial information to identify key issues/implications, make balanced judgments and effective decisions.
  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to communicate complex issues clearly.
  • An understanding of public policy and an appreciation of the political context in which we work.
  • The ability to work well as part of a diverse team and take collective responsibility for decisions, as well as building and maintaining successful relationships with a wide range of stakeholders, including those who may have differing or conflicting views.
  • An understanding of the key challenges faced by the public sector and the ability to bring their experience to bear on these challenges.
  • Sound judgement and a high level of integrity (including when dealing with confidential or sensitive issues) and a commitment to the 7 Principles of Public Life (http://www.public-standards.gov.uk/about-us/what-we-do/the-seven-principles).
  • A genuine interest in contributing to the effective running of the Department and across its multiple Partner Organisations.

Experience of operating in the energy sector, R&D field and/or other key sectors of the economy, either domestically or internationally, is desirable but not essential.

 

Additional Information

Successful candidates will be appointed for a three-year term.

BEIS is committed to the principle of public appointments on merit with independent assessment, openness and fairness of process and to providing equal opportunities for all. Applications are welcome from all, but we particularly encourage applications from women, people from an ethnic minority, people with disabilities and other underrepresented groups. Both UK nationals and international candidates are encouraged to apply.

Please tailor your application, you should out your suitability for the role and show how you meet the criteria listed.

If you are shortlisted for the role, due diligence will be carried out and your references are likely to be contacted.

Successful candidates might be asked to attend a virtual interview using Microsoft Teams. Further information on the format of the interview will be provided once interviews have been booked.

BEIS offers professional training courses on public sector finance and governance for those new to the public sector. BEIS works with Government Departments to ensure they have the capacity to attract the widest field of candidates and to make the best possible appointments. All applicants are asked to complete an anonymised Diversity Monitoring Form used for data gathering information only in order to ensure Departments are recruiting from the widest possible pool.

BEIS will provide an induction for the successful candidate, and candidates who would like to discuss the post in further detail are encouraged to contact Nic Pretty, Head of the Governance Team at BEIS by emailing beis.governance@beis.gov.uk.

How to Apply

The closing date for applications is 11pm on Friday 19th February 2021. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted.

For us to progress your application, you must submit both of the following documents before 11pm on Friday 19th February 2021:

  • curriculam vitae: and
  • a cover letter

by email, with the subject ” APPLICATION FOR DEPARTMENTAL BOARD” to beis.governance@beis.gov.uk

We also ask that you complete an online application form, including diversity monitoring form, which can be found here

Your curriculum vitae and covering letter must be no longer than two pages,  any information not contained within the first two pages of each document will be disregarded and will not be seen by the assessment panel. 

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