The Cavendish Consortium is seeking a Non-Executive Director. This is a key role and you must have a sound knowledge of the issues facing new businesses, together with a passion for providing excellent customer service.

ROLE DESCRIPTION

This is a fixed term appointment for two years to sit on the Cavendish Consortium Programme Board. The Programme Board will comprise 10 board members. There is currently one vacancy to fill. Meetings are generally held in London, with some in Nottingham, and all meetings are for a full day. Time commitment, including research and meetings is on average 2-3 days per month.

The Programme Board oversees an £8m government contract to deliver business support services to new and growing businesses, and aims to create 3900 jobs in two years. The Board will look at financial delivery, contract compliance, quality and evaluation.

The successful applicant will have turnover experience of £2-£5m, and must demonstrate a minimum of 10 years board level experience. Experience in the provision of government contracts; delivery of national schemes; and the business support industry is desirable.

Applicants must have no business connection with the Cavendish Consortium Ltd, or its Partners*.

The post is currently vacant. The first meeting will be held in November 2015.

APPLICATIONS

Please email davina.young@cavendishconsortium.co.uk expressing your interest to join the Programme Board, together with a copy of your profile. Reference: NXD09/15

Closing date: 31st October 2015

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