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Trustee for Engineers Without Borders UK

Location: London

Date Posted: 29/03/2019

Closing Date: 20/05/2019

Job Description

Introduction 

Engineers Without Borders UK leads a movement inspiring, enabling and influencing the future of engineering to ensure a better world for everyone. Our work embeds social and environmental responsibility into engineering mindsets and knowhow. This supports the development of better technologies, systems and infrastructure to achieve more equal access to transformative, globally responsible engineering around the world. Now is an exciting time to be part of Engineers Without Borders UK. We have recently refocused our operations on the delivery of our strategy ‘Engineering Change: Our Strategy 2016-21’ and are currently in a strong position to plan for growth from 2020 onwards. The role of our Trustees is vital to ensure effective governance of the organisation and also to provide advice and assistance to our growing staff team. We are looking for someone with senior level experience of business development, operations and people management to join our Board of Trustees. Previous experience on a charitable board or working in a third sector organisation related to social/environmental justice is highly desirable.

Role Description

Clearly passionate about addressing global issues, you will have senior level experience in business development, operations and people management. Your background in business development will provide support and strategic guidance in relation to the sustainable growth of Engineers Without Borders UK so that we can further our mission of promoting global responsibility in engineering. Ideally some of your experience will be in the third sector, with knowledge of charity regulations, restrictions and fundraising growth strategies as part of your role on the board will be to remain up to date with the latest compliance and best practice in this area. Your experience of senior level operations and people management will provide support and strategic guidance to improving our internal efficacy, in particular relating to HR. Ideally you will also be able to create opportunities for Engineers Without Borders UK with new supporters and support the growth of our network. You will be a member of the Board of Trustees, assuming all the usual duties of a charity trustee. With aspirations to increase our influencing ‘voice’, a candidate with some experience in influencer organisations (e.g. think tank/policy) relating to social/environmental justice would be beneficial.

Commitment

We expect all our Trustees to show a deep commitment to the work we do, sustainable development and the concept of global citizenship. You must be able to commit at least one day per month to the role which would include attendance at quarterly Board meetings, subcommittee meetings and internal and external events as appropriate. Engineers Without Borders UK Trustees serve a three-year term and can serve two consecutive terms. The Board meets once every quarter in London over the financial year (June, September, December, March). This is usually on a weekday from 4:30pm – 6:30pm at the Engineers Without Borders UK office in Vauxhall. Trustees are also expected to attend the Annual General Meeting and a ‘Board Away Day’ during the year. In addition, Trustees may be asked to join subcommittees of the Board which meet at least once prior to upcoming Board Meetings. In total, Trustee roles are expected to require a commitment of approximately one day per month.

How to apply

To apply, please send a CV (two pages maximum) and a covering letter (up to two pages) with the role title in the subject line. Please outline clearly in your covering letter:

? Your reasons for wanting to become a trustee of Engineers Without Borders UK

? How you meet the role description and person specification

? Your availability to be interviewed in London on Thursday 30 May 2019

? Where you saw the role advertised

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