Job Title: Chair
Location: West London
Salary: Voluntary (Unpaid)
Reference: Chair
Contact Name: Steve Hoier (outgoing Chair of Portobello Business Centre)
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 16, 2019 11:22

Job Description

Put your skills and expertise to good use and make a difference to the local community devastated by the Grenfell disaster.

New Chair needed to help lead the long-term rebuilding and support of local people, businesses and economy.

Why get involved? This is an exciting opportunity to lead 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, we have played a critical role in supporting and now rebuilding the community and businesses that continue to be adversely affected by the Grenfell tragedy.

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.

We are a leading social enterprise any profits are reinvested into our mission - ‘to help people to start, grow and expand their businesses, and realise their full potential through the provision of affordable, high quality, independent and confidential support.’

You can find out more about our work by following this link -


We are looking for a committed and experience indiviudal to join the PBC Board as Chair. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from individuals with the some of the following demonstrable experience and skill:

  • Fundraising and networking skills - ability to network and develop new opportunities with local decision makers and influential individuals to secure funding and support.

Detailed Role Descriptions for the Chair are available to download at

Interested in this exciting opportunity? Applications for both the Chair position is via CV and covering letter sent to

Closing date for applications is Monday 21 October 2019 at 5.00 pm.

For an informal discussion, please contact our current Chair, Steve Hoier at  or 020 8968 4649.