Non Executive Directorships

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

Board meetings alternate when practicable between all SRUC campuses

Remunerated with travel and subsistence expenses reimbursed

SRUC is seeking to appoint three Non-Executive Directors with strategic experience. These appointments would carry the responsibilities of a Company Director and Charity Trustee.

SRUC is committed to ensuring that the Board represents the community, stakeholders, staff and students which it represents and welcomes expressions of interest from all suitably experienced individuals who have the experience and expertise needed to help direct and shape the organisation into the future. Expressions of interest are welcomed from applicants currently underrepresented on the Boards who would further enhance its diversity.

Current Board Committees and Sub Committees which successful candidates may be asked to join include: Remuneration & Appointments, Audit & Risk, and Finance & Estates.

 

Qualifications and experience required:

Candidates are sought who can assist in taking SRUC through the next stage of its development.

Applications are invited from individuals who can demonstrate all or most of the following:

  • Experience of strategic planning and management.
  • Board level experience at a national and international level.
  • An appreciation of the functions and responsibilities of an organisation which receives significant funding from both Government and commercial sources.
  • Significant experience or knowledge of Higher Education at a senior level.
  • Significant experience at a senior level of commercial/entrepreneurial environments.
  • Ability to give a time commitment of at least 18 days per annum.

Experience or knowledge of the following is desirable:

  • Rural or agri-business industries and the environment.
  • Transformational change in an institutional or commercial environment.

In order to balance the skills and backgrounds of existing Board members, and to anticipate future requirements, we are keen to attract candidates with high level commercial / private sector experience or experience in Higher Education.

Individuals joining the Board will be expected to bring independent judgement to bear on issues of strategy, policy and performance and to offer high level advice on the development and management of programme and policy initiatives. These are challenging opportunities for highly motivated individuals to put their experience and expertise to use in support of rural businesses and communities, education and research.

Successful candidates will have the personal credibility and rounded experience to make a significant contribution to Board discussions. Through a persuasive and engaging personality, candidates will demonstrate the ability to be creative, incisive, objective, challenging, thought provoking and constructive.

Fees, Terms and Location

Non-Executive Directors are appointed for a period of 3 years in the first instance with the possibility of extension for a further three years subject to a satisfactory appraisal. This post is remunerated with travel and subsistence expenses reimbursed.

These positions will be subject to a Disclosure Scotland check.

The SRUC central office is located at King’s Buildings, West Mains Road, Edinburgh, EH9 3JG.

The location of the Board meetings alternates when practicable between all SRUC campuses.

 

Further detail on the roles is available at https://www.aspenpeople.co.uk/srucned

 

For a confidential discussion please contact Donogh O’Brien on 0141 212 7555.

Closing date for applications: 12 noon, Monday 24th August 2020

 

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Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service (Cafcass) Chair

Location: Ministry of Justice

Date Posted: 26/10/2020

Closing Date: 03/11/2020

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Location: W Sussex

Date Posted: 10/10/2020

Closing Date: 28/10/2020

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Location: Lewisham, Greater London

Date Posted: 10/10/2020

Closing Date: 02/11/2020

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Location: London

Date Posted: 10/10/2020

Closing Date: 01/11/2020

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Location: London

Date Posted: 10/10/2020

Closing Date: 16/11/2020

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Location: London/Scotland

Date Posted: 10/10/2020

Closing Date: 15/11/2020

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Location: London

Date Posted: 10/10/2020

Closing Date: 16/11/2020

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Location: London/Home based

Date Posted: 09/10/2020

Closing Date: 30/10/2020

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Location: London

Date Posted: 02/10/2020

Closing Date: 08/11/2020

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Location: Dorset

Date Posted: 02/10/2020

Closing Date: 26/10/2020

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Prime Minister’s Council for Science and Technology – Co-Chair

Location: London

Date Posted: 02/10/2020

Closing Date: 30/10/2020

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Cardiff and Vale University Health Board Appointment of Vice Chair

Location: Cardiff

Date Posted: 01/10/2020

Closing Date: 30/10/2020

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NED Analysts for Aquarius Action Projects

Location: Midlands

Date Posted: 01/10/2020

Closing Date: 23/10/2020

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NED for the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology

Location: Wallingford

Date Posted: 01/10/2020

Closing Date: 31/10/2020

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Independent NED for North Devon Homes

Location: Barnstable

Date Posted: 01/10/2020

Closing Date: 19/10/2020

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NED for Intelitude Informatics Ltd

Location: London

Date Posted: 01/10/2020

Closing Date: 19/10/2020

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NED Chair for Principality – mutual building society,

Location: Cardiff

Date Posted: 01/10/2020

Closing Date: 16/10/2020

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Location: London

Date Posted: 01/10/2020

Closing Date: 15/11/2020

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Location: Belfast

Date Posted: 30/09/2020

Closing Date: 14/10/2020

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Nuclear Decommissioning Authority – Non Executive Directors x2

Location: London + nationwide travel

Date Posted: 30/09/2020

Closing Date: 24/10/2020

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Chair – Hybu Cig Cymru (HCC) / Meat Promotion Wales

Location: Aberystwyth +

Date Posted: 30/09/2020

Closing Date: 21/10/2020

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National Lottery Community Fund – Chair of Northern Ireland Funding Committee

Location: London and Northern Ireland

Date Posted: 25/09/2020

Closing Date: 23/10/2020

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National Lottery Community Fund – Chair of Wales Funding Committee

Location: London and Wales

Date Posted: 25/09/2020

Closing Date: 23/10/2020

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Independent NED for Haringey Community Benefit Society (HCBS)

Location: London

Date Posted: 24/09/2020

Closing Date: 24/10/2020

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NED for the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology Enterprise Ltd

Location: Wallingford

Date Posted: 24/09/2020

Closing Date: 18/10/2020

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East West Railway Company, Chair

Location: Milton Keynes

Date Posted: 23/09/2020

Closing Date: 19/10/2020

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NED for The Heart of the South West Local Enterprise Partnership

Location: Exeter

Date Posted: 23/09/2020

Closing Date: 14/10/2020

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A2 Dominion Non-Executive Board Member

Location: London

Date Posted: 23/09/2020

Closing Date: 12/10/2020

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Met Office – Non-Executive Directors x2

Location: Exeter

Date Posted: 22/09/2020

Closing Date: 01/11/2020

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NED for Conserv (Cornwall Council owned)

Location: Cornwall

Date Posted: 22/09/2020

Closing Date: 22/10/2020

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3 x Board Members – S4C / 3 x Aelodau Anweithredol – S4C (Sianel Pedwar Cymru)

Location: Carmarthen, Wales

Date Posted: 22/09/2020

Closing Date: 23/10/2020

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Location: Cardiff

Date Posted: 21/09/2020

Closing Date: 15/10/2020

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Location: London (Leeds, Fort Nelson and the Tower of London)

Date Posted: 21/09/2020

Closing Date: 24/10/2020

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Location: London

Date Posted: 21/09/2020

Closing Date: 19/10/2020

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Location: Cardiff

Date Posted: 20/09/2020

Closing Date: 15/10/2020

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Location: Cardiff

Date Posted: 20/09/2020

Closing Date: 15/10/2020

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Location: Edinburgh and Grimsby

Date Posted: 18/09/2020

Closing Date: 16/10/2020

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Location: London/Manchester

Date Posted: 17/09/2020

Closing Date: 17/10/2020

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Non-Executive Director – Sanctuary Care

Location: Worcester

Date Posted: 17/09/2020

Closing Date: 07/10/2020

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Parades Commission for Northern Ireland: Chair and 6 Members

Location: Belfast

Date Posted: 17/09/2020

Closing Date: 02/10/2020

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Regulatory Policy Committee, Chair

Location: London

Date Posted: 14/09/2020

Closing Date: 25/10/2020

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Member – Qualifications Wales (Welsh Desirable)

Location: Newport

Date Posted: 12/09/2020

Closing Date: 16/10/2020

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Location: MoD London+

Date Posted: 11/09/2020

Closing Date: 23/10/2020

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Location: London

Date Posted: 11/09/2020

Closing Date: 11/10/2020

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Location: London

Date Posted: 10/09/2020

Closing Date: 22/09/2020

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Location: Bristol +

Date Posted: 10/09/2020

Closing Date: 02/10/2020

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Location: Birmingham

Date Posted: 09/09/2020

Closing Date: 25/10/2020

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Location: London

Date Posted: 09/09/2020

Closing Date: 08/10/2020

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Date Posted: 08/09/2020

Closing Date: 25/10/2020

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Location: Edinburgh

Date Posted: 07/09/2020

Closing Date: 05/10/2020

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Location: London

Date Posted: 05/09/2020

Closing Date: 05/10/2020

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Location: London

Date Posted: 05/09/2020

Closing Date: 06/10/2020

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Location: Flexible - London

Date Posted: 04/09/2020

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Date Posted: 03/09/2020

Closing Date: 19/10/2020

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Date Posted: 03/09/2020

Closing Date: 30/09/2020

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Location: London

Date Posted: 03/09/2020

Closing Date: 05/10/2020

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NED for Affordable Housing & Healthcare Group

Location: Bournemouth

Date Posted: 02/09/2020

Closing Date: 25/09/2020

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Non Executive Director (Qualified Social Worker) – nfp IFA

Location: Yorkshire

Date Posted: 02/09/2020

Closing Date:

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Non-Executive Directors x 2 Black Country Housing Group

Location: West Midlands

Date Posted: 02/09/2020

Closing Date: 01/10/2020

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NED for Games Workshop

Location: Nottinghamshire

Date Posted: 01/09/2020

Closing Date: 20/09/2020

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Non Executive Board Member ePOS Hybrid

Location: Edinburgh

Date Posted: 01/09/2020

Closing Date: 30/09/2020

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Non-Executive Board Directors – Squash Wales

Location: Wales

Date Posted: 01/09/2020

Closing Date: 30/09/2020

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

Location: MoD

Date Posted: 01/09/2020

Closing Date: 23/10/2020

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Non executive Director – Hospitality, Finance Expert

Location: London

Date Posted: 01/09/2020

Closing Date: 01/10/2020

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Chair of the Police Advisory Board for England and Wales

Location: London

Date Posted: 26/08/2020

Closing Date: 28/09/2020

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Chair, Office for Students

Location: London + Bristol

Date Posted: 26/08/2020

Closing Date: 22/09/2020

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

Location: London

Date Posted: 24/08/2020

Closing Date: 11/09/2020

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Members of the Advisory Committee on Business Appointments (ACOBA)

Location: London

Date Posted: 24/08/2020

Closing Date: 09/10/2020

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Windrush Compensation Scheme, Independent Person

Location: London

Date Posted: 24/08/2020

Closing Date: 21/09/2020

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

Location: London

Date Posted: 22/08/2020

Closing Date: 22/09/2020

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

Location: East Midlands

Date Posted: 22/08/2020

Closing Date: 22/09/2020

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Non-Executive Directors – Department of Health and Social Care

Location: Nationwide

Date Posted: 21/08/2020

Closing Date: 11/09/2020

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

Location: London

Date Posted: 20/08/2020

Closing Date: 13/09/2020

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Panel Chair – Payment Systems Regulator

Location: London

Date Posted: 20/08/2020

Closing Date: 21/09/2020

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NED for Market Operator Services Limited (MOSL) Board

Location: Southampton

Date Posted: 19/08/2020

Closing Date: 09/09/2020

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Chair – Newlon Housing Trust

Location: Greater London

Date Posted: 14/08/2020

Closing Date: 14/09/2020

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Chair of the Security Industry Authority

Location: Home Offrice

Date Posted: 14/08/2020

Closing Date: 21/09/2020

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

Location: London

Date Posted: 14/08/2020

Closing Date: 11/09/2020

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Chair – Ebbsfleet Development Corporation

Location: Ebbsfleet, Kent

Date Posted: 12/08/2020

Closing Date: 09/09/2020

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Charity Commission, Board Member

Location: London and Liverpool

Date Posted: 12/08/2020

Closing Date: 13/09/2020

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Skills and Productivity Board – Panel Member

Location: Remote + UK wide

Date Posted: 12/08/2020

Closing Date: 06/09/2020

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Forensic Science Regulator

Location: Home Office

Date Posted: 12/08/2020

Closing Date: 14/09/2020

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Financial Reporting Council – Non-Executive Director x8

Location: London

Date Posted: 12/08/2020

Closing Date: 20/09/2020

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2 x NEDs for the Board of the Qualis Group

Location: London

Date Posted: 11/08/2020

Closing Date: 11/09/2020

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Money and Pensions Service (MaPS) – Non Executive Director

Location: London

Date Posted: 11/08/2020

Closing Date: 11/09/2020

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Chair of the Office for Environmental Protection

Location: Bristol

Date Posted: 10/08/2020

Closing Date: 08/09/2020

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Chair – National Heritage Memorial Fund/ National Lottery Heritage Fund

Location: UK Wide

Date Posted: 10/08/2020

Closing Date: 11/09/2020

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Independent Member of Regulation Committee

Location: London

Date Posted: 10/08/2020

Closing Date: 26/08/2020

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

Location: London

Date Posted: 10/08/2020

Closing Date: 04/09/2020

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Governance and Remuneration Committee Member – whg

Location: Walsall, West Midlands

Date Posted: 09/08/2020

Closing Date: 09/09/2020

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Board Members – whg

Location: Walsall, West Midlands

Date Posted: 09/08/2020

Closing Date: 09/09/2020

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Charity Commission, Board Member

Location: London and Liverpool

Date Posted: 08/08/2020

Closing Date: 13/09/2020

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National Lottery Community Fund, Chair of the Board

Location: London+

Date Posted: 06/08/2020

Closing Date: 07/09/2020

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

Location: British Columbia

Date Posted: 05/08/2020

Closing Date: 20/09/2020

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

Location: London

Date Posted: 04/08/2020

Closing Date: 03/09/2020

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British Film Institute (BFI), Chair

Location: London

Date Posted: 04/08/2020

Closing Date: 05/09/2020

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Tate, Artist Trustee

Location: London

Date Posted: 04/08/2020

Closing Date: 31/08/2020

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Service Complaint Ombudsman (SCO) Crown Appointment

Location: London

Date Posted: 04/08/2020

Closing Date: 26/08/2020

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MAPPA Lay Adviser Dorset

Location: Ministry of Justice

Date Posted: 04/08/2020

Closing Date: 04/09/2020

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University of Birmingham – Members of Council

Location: Birmingham

Date Posted: 04/08/2020

Closing Date: 07/09/2020

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Director of Finance – Brunel University

Location: London

Date Posted: 04/08/2020

Closing Date: 02/09/2020

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Date Posted: 03/08/2020

Closing Date: 01/09/2020

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Location: Dover

Date Posted: 03/08/2020

Closing Date: 28/08/2020

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Location: Birmingham

Date Posted: 03/08/2020

Closing Date: 04/09/2020

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Non-Executive Director SMCR for Redmayne Bentley

Location: Leeds

Date Posted: 01/08/2020

Closing Date: 28/08/2020

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

Location: Central London

Date Posted: 01/08/2020

Closing Date: 30/09/2020

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Chair, Adoption and Special Guardianship Leadership Board

Location: London + Various locations

Date Posted: 29/07/2020

Closing Date: 28/08/2020

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Senior Independent Panel Members for Public Appointments in Wales

Location: Wales

Date Posted: 29/07/2020

Closing Date: 01/09/2020

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Location: London + Home based

Date Posted: 29/07/2020

Closing Date: 03/09/2020

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

Location: Brighton

Date Posted: 28/07/2020

Closing Date: 24/08/2020

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Children’s Commissioner for England

Location: London

Date Posted: 27/07/2020

Closing Date: 18/09/2020

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Chair, Marshall Aid Commemoration Commission

Location: London

Date Posted: 27/07/2020

Closing Date: 28/08/2020

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Head of Housing Operations – Arches Housing

Location: Sheffield

Date Posted: 24/07/2020

Closing Date: 24/08/2020

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Head of Development – Arches Housing

Location: Sheffield

Date Posted: 24/07/2020

Closing Date: 24/08/2020

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Associates for the Nursing and Midwifery Council

Location: London

Date Posted: 24/07/2020

Closing Date: 24/08/2020

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Independent NED, Senior Independent Director Griffin -Banking

Location: City

Date Posted: 20/07/2020

Closing Date:

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NED, Chair of Audit Committee Griffin – Banking

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Date Posted: 20/07/2020

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Civil Service Commissioners

Location: London

Date Posted: 20/07/2020

Closing Date: 14/08/2020

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Chair of the Joint Nature Conservation Committee

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Date Posted: 20/07/2020

Closing Date: 03/09/2020

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

Location: MoD

Date Posted: 20/07/2020

Closing Date: 23/10/2020

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Public Weather Service Customer Group (PWSCG), Independent Member

Location: UK - Various

Date Posted: 17/07/2020

Closing Date: 16/08/2020

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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

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Lay Chair General Optical Council

Location: National

Date Posted: 07/07/2020

Closing Date: 01/09/2020

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Expert Committee on Pesticides – Member

Location: York

Date Posted: 24/06/2020

Closing Date: 04/09/2020

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