Independent Members of the Finance and Estates Committee (2)

Job Title: Independent Members of the Finance and Estates Committee (2)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: Non-remunerated, expenses paid
Reference: UoR-1
Contact Name: George Turner
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 12, 2019 14:33

Job Description

Please note - the deadline for applications for this role has been extended to 19 March 2019.

For more information about the role, including a detailed person specification, please see the recruitment pack.

At Roehampton we change lives by helping our students to develop the confidence, knowledge and adaptability they need for a successful graduate career and fulfilling life.

With around 8,000 students on campus as well as a further 9,000 studying with partners and online, we provide an engaging portfolio of courses across a wide range of subjects. We also have an excellent research profile. With international reach, our research informs policy, enriches culture and improves people’s lives. In the last Research Excellence Framework, we were ranked as the most research-intensive modern university in the country.

We are looking for two new members to join our Finance and Estates Committee. This exciting opportunity would allow you to extend your professional experience and network, and make a vital contribution to the delivery of the University’s long-term ambitions. The Finance and Estates Committee is a committee of the University Council, which is the organisation’s governing body. The Committee reviews, monitors and advises the University Council on the finances of the University. It is also responsible for the management and development of University property, in conjunction with the University’s providing bodies and in accordance with our strategic plan.

The role would involve attending four meetings per year and a one day strategic planning session, usually with a dinner the evening before. The meetings all take place at the University’s main campus in Roehampton, London. The posts are non-remunerated, but all reasonable expenses will be paid. The length of appointment would be for an initial term of three years, renewable for one further term of three years.

We would welcome applications from candidates with experience of financial management, strategic planning, investment management, estates management, management of capital projects, or who have experience working within higher education or a related sector.

Roehampton is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and we would welcome applications from all who are interested in the position.

The deadline for applications is 12 March 2019. To apply, please send your CV and a short covering letter setting out why you are interested in the position to The selection process will involve a telephone conversation to discuss your application followed by an interview at the University.

Please contact to discuss receiving the recruitment pack in an alternative format.

Informal enquiries can be made to Dr George Turner, Clerk to Council, at