Board Chair I £6,000 I 18 days per year I United Kingdom

  •   Freelance
  •   UK




DI Board Chair

18 Days per year

Location: UK

Salary: £6,000


Our client, Development Initiatives are seeking a Board Chair to play an important role in supporting the Executive Director (ED) to drive the organisation forward and deliver their strategic objectives.


Duties include:

  • Leading and facilitating the Board to enable it to exercise its responsibilities and ensure the receipt of timely and sufficient information to enable the Board to perform its role.
  • Challenging the organisation to think big and be bold.
  • Acting as a direct liaison between the Board and the management of the DI Group, through the ED.
  • Providing independent advice and counsel to the ED.
  • Representing the organisation in an ambassadorial role on occasions.
  • A commitment of one day a month is expected from the Board Chair, as well as chairing quarterly DIPR Board meetings, preparing for meetings and supporting the ED on other Board matters. These meetings can be virtual. A total commitment of 18 days a year will be expected from the Chair. This position is remunerated.


About you

DI are looking for an individual with strong leadership skills, a strategic mindset and a strong desire to support transformation and change, as well as previous experience of chairing or deputising as a Chair, including mobilising members of a Board. Their vision, mission and ways of working underpin everything they do and so they are seeking someone who feels passionately about the change they are trying to achieve through their work.

They are committed to diversity and aim to have a Board that is diverse in geography, race, age, gender and disability, as well as experience.


To apply

Email the DI HR team for the full Terms of Reference quoting Longmire Recruitment as a reference.

To apply, please submit your CV together with a detailed covering letter to HR@devinit.orgwith the subject header ‘BOARD CHAIR CONFIDENTIAL’ and reference ‘Longmire Recruitment’

Job & Company Detail

Applications Accepted Until

01 December 2020

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