Non Executive Directorships

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

Location: London

Date Posted: 14/08/2020

Closing Date: 11/09/2020

Vacancy Description

The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care (DHSC) is seeking to appoint four non-executive board members. As a Non-Executive Board Member, the successful candidate will provide external advice and expertise, underpinned by consideration from an independent standpoint, which informs the Department’s decision-making process.

The non-executive will:

  • Sit on the departmental board, chaired by the Minister for the DHSC;
  • Advise on performance and transformation, operational issues and the effective management of the Department;
  • Provide independent scrutiny for the Department upon request;
  • Advise on cross-government initiatives and policies;
  • Work with executives and their offices to continue to improve Departmental performance;
  • Have the financial acumen to ensure that Departmental finances are managed properly during a period of budget reductions;
  • Bring commercial experience and expertise to the role – to be able to constructively challenge the board on issues pertaining to development of strategy and risks to its delivery;
  • Have the professional credibility and authority to challenge DHSC leaders; and,
  • Provide independent, constructive and insightful analysis of DHSC strategy and performance.
  • They give advice and support on the operational implications and efficacy of policy proposals, focussing on getting policy translated into results.

Policy will be decided by Ministers alone, with advice from officials. For more information on Departmental boards and government non-executives please see: https://www.gov.u:k/government/publications/role-of-government-nonexecutives

Person Specification

Our Non-Executive Directors will offer a fresh perspective on our work, drawing on their skills and experience from a wide range of sectors both nationally and internationally. We are interested in people with diverse backgrounds with proven leadership experience in large scale delivery organisations in the private, public or voluntary sectors or with expertise in the clinical, life sciences or digital sectors. Given the national and global reach of our work our search is not bound by geography and we welcome expressions of interest from across the United Kingdom and overseas.

As a NED of DHSC, you will participate in regular board activities and have a strong understanding of corporate governance and a commitment to the principles of public service, with the highest standards of personal propriety in relation to governance, accountability, risk and financial management.

One of the four post holders will chair the Department’s Audit and Risk Committee so must have the necessary finance experience.

How to Apply

Please send a CV and covering letter along with the diversity monitoring form to: NEDs@dhsc.gov.uk

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