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Non- Executive Directors

Children and young people | Youth | People and communities | Education and literacy | Women | Social justice and democracy | Employment

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Location: Canalside House, 383 Ladbroke Grove, London, W10 5AA (see map)

Travel: Kensal Green station. Kensal House bus stop.

Start date: 26/07/2019 (ongoing)

What will I be doing?

  • This is an exciting opportunity to join the Board of our not-for-profit organisation that over the last 25 years has been at the forefront of empowering local residents into enterprise as well as developing and fostering businesses in one the most deprived areas of London.
  • Over the last two years in the aftermath of the Grenfell tragedy, PBC has supported over 45 businesses to overcome the fall-out from the disaster. You will be able to help shape our focus on rebuilding the local economy and ensuring that all local residents and businesses can thrive.
  • You will be able to put you various skills and experience to good use and help lead and oversee the work of this award winning and well-respected local organisation.
  • As a BEIS approved Enterprise Agency, our award winning work has attracted both local and national recognition and continues to receive backing locally from the Council and the wider community.
Grenfell

Grenfell

What impact will this have?

  • Make a lasting difference to the community devastated by the Grenfell disaster - leading the rebuilding of the local economy that continues to be adversely affected.
  • Empowering some of the most marginalised local people into enterprise as well as fostering businesses in our deprived corners of London.
  • Help shape and secure the future directions of this well respected and award winning not-for-profit enterprise that has been supporting people and business for over 25 years.

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Commitment

  • We are looking to up to four volunteer Non-Executive Directors who will join our board.

  • The time requirements are flexible but as a guide, we expect the following commitments:
    - Attendance at bi-monthly Board and annual AGM.
    - Involvement on half day strategy away day.
    - Provision of ongoing advice and guidance to the Chief Executive/senior managers from time-to-time.

What else do I need to know?

  • Interested in this exciting opportunity?

    Applications for the Chair and Non-Executive Director positions is via CV and covering letter sent to [email protected]
  • We are also advertising our Chair position - as our outgoing Chair is retiring after 7 years at the helm.

    You can put yourself forward for one or both positions - but please clearly indicate this on your covering letter.
  • For an informal discussion, please contact our current Chair, Steve Hoier at [email protected] or 020 8968 4649.

Expenses

  • Travel expenses are covered.

Background checks

  • Other background checks are required

About the organisation:

Additional Information

What skills will be useful?
  • Academic
  • Charity
  • Campaigning
  • Fundraising
  • Creative
  • Interpersonal
  • Team working
  • Leadership
  • Governance
  • Leadership
  • Organising
  • Professional
  • Business and management
  • Councils and public sector
  • Finance and accountancy
  • Legal
  • Marketing
  • Technology
  • IT
What skills can I gain?
  • Interpersonal
  • Listening
  • Negotiating
  • Team working
  • Leadership
  • Governance
  • Leadership

Training

  • An induction programme will be offered including mentoring by existing Chair/Board members.
  • Access to appropriate training / development
  • There will be an opportunity for you to visit our services and meet staff and users.

Location

Canalside House, 383 Ladbroke Grove, London, W10 5AA

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