We are seeking to appoint a new Chair of Trustees who will work with our Board and CEO to guide our organisation to achieve its vision of healthy, thriving rivers for people and wildlife in the south east of England.
You will lead SERT’s board of trustees to oversee the Trust’s strategy and financial sustainability; ensure the good governance of the Trust; advocate for the Trust where required and provide support and challenge to our CEO and Management Team.
The Trust meets quarterly. The Chair drives the agenda and resulting actions. In addition, the Chair participates in quarterly finance committee meetings and other meetings on an as-needed basis in a governance role.
The Trust has recently undergone a period of growth and you will facilitate its continuing success and maintain its position as a major player in the Rivers Trust network.
You will manage the Trustees, ensuring we have the correct people, skills and experience in place. You will bring a deep, proactive, and reflective attitude towards diversity and inclusion.
You will oversee the continued financial sustainability of the Trust, contributing strategy insights to the development of different income streams and project funding as appropriate.
You will have a passion for biodiversity, conservation and the Rivers movement in the south east. You will understand how to ignite the passion in others.
To apply, please email the following to [email protected]:
- a CV (two pages max.)
- a covering letter (two pages max.) focussing on your relevant knowledge, experience and skills and how they align to the position. Please outline the number of days/hours you could work and when you would be available to start
- SERT’s diversity monitoring form
There is no deadline for applications as we shall organise interviews on an ongoing basis starting interviews in March 2022. No agencies please.
If you would like to discuss the role further, please contact us on the above email, either directly with any queries or arrange a phone conversation.
- Organisation: South East Rivers Trust
- Location: Home-based - occasional meetings in Leatherhead