Non Executive Directorships

The Royal Parks 2x Trustees

Location: London

Date Posted: 11/01/2021

Closing Date: 08/02/2021

A voluntry post with expenses

Vacancy Description

Introduction

The Royal Parks is the charity that cares for over 5000 acres of outstanding parkland in London, including unique historic landscapes, rare habitats, listed buildings and national memorials. It undertakes commercial activity to support this work, including concessions, licences and a high-profile series of events. In addition, it has a fundraising function. The charity also supports a volunteering network and an education programme.

Background

The Royal Parks’ estate includes eight listed Royal Parks: Bushy Park, The Green Park, Greenwich Park, Hyde Park, Kensington Gardens, The Regent’s Park & Primrose Hill, Richmond Park and St James’s Park.  The charity also cares for other public spaces in London including Brompton Cemetery and Victoria Tower Gardens.

The parks receive over 77 million visitors a year and play an important role in the life of the capital, its residents and its visitors. They also host national ceremonial events and other cultural activities and are an important provider of sporting facilities.

Person Specification

The successful candidates will need to demonstrate they can meet the majority of the following criteria to a high standard:

  • An understanding of and commitment to the charitable objects and work of The Royal Parks, including protecting and enhancing the parks’ intrinsic qualities
  • Strategic decision-making ability
  • The ability to work effectively as part of a team, with experience of collective decision making at a senior level
  • Excellent communications and representational skills

 

We would welcome applications from candidates for whom this is their first non-executive board appointment.

Role specific competencies – Audit and Risk Committee Chair Trustee

In addition to serving on the charity’s Board, the successful applicant will chair the Audit and Risk Committee (ARC) and must be a qualified accountant. Experience of being a member of, or working with, an audit and risk committee is desirable.

Role specific competencies – Estate Management Trustee

In addition to serving on the charity’s Board, the successful applicant will have experience of estate management, particularly in the environmental/heritage sectors or local government.

Additional Information

Term of appointment

The term of appointment is four years.

Location

Both the Board and Audit and Risk Committee meetings normally last for half a day and are mostly held in Hyde Park, with some taking place in other Royal Parks.

Start Date

It is expected that the new Chair will take up the appointment in Spring 2021.

Type of Appointment

The Secretary of State for the Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport has formal responsibility for the appointment of the members of the Board.

In line with the ‘The Commissioner for Public Appointments’ Code of Practice for Ministerial Appointments to Public Bodies’ the Secretary of State for the Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport will be kept informed of the progress of the public appointments process and will be responsible for the public appointment as the appointing authority.

How to Apply

To apply, please send:

  • a CV;
  • a supporting statement of not more than three sides of A4, providing examples and setting out how you meet the criteria; and,
  • the two Monitoring Forms concerning your personal information and political activity, and the Declaration of Interests Form.

Completed applications should be emailed to: publicappointments@culture.gov.uk.

Please put ‘The Royal Parks’ in the Subject line. Please also state in the Subject line which Trustee position you are applying for.

If you have any questions about the appointment process please contact the DCMS Public Appointments Team at publicappointments@culture.gov.uk.

We aim to process all applications as quickly as possible and to treat all applicants with courtesy. If you have any complaints about the way your application has been handled, please contact publicappointments@culture.gov.uk.

This process is regulated by the Office of the Commissioner for Public Appointments’ (OCPA‘s) Code of Practice. All applicants are expected to have adhered to the Seven Principles of Public Life.

Due Diligence: 

The DCMS Public Appointments Team will conduct due diligence on all shortlisted candidates.

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