Chair of Board of Trustees

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    21 days ago

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    Institute of Business Ethics

Requirements of the Chair of the Board of Trustees

The post is unpaid commensurate with IBE’s charitable status

The core requirements of the Chair are to:

Lead the Board of Trustees

Ensure the Board remains focussed on the values, purpose and mission of the IBE

Ensure appropriate governance is exercised across the organisation to deliver on its charitable objectives and to manage its risks, underpin its sustainability and realise its potential

Have oversight of and lead the Board’s formulation and approval of the strategy, strategic objectives and priorities, their implementation, and the budgetary and resourcing implications

Lead the appointment of the Director and Board input to other senior appointments, provide performance related feedback including through an annual appraisal, and oversee succession planning of all leadership roles

Chair the Nominations Committee, facilitating the appointment of new trustees and managing the performance of existing trustees

Oversee a regular Board effectiveness evaluation

Support the executive team in delivering on their objectives, without taking executive responsibility

Act as an ambassador for the organisation, representing the IBE publicly where appropriate

Attendance at a reasonable number of IBE events including those held with the Advisory Council

Use their personal networks to facilitate the recruitment of subscribers and partners

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