Job description

We are looking to appoint a new non-executive director to strengthen the EMEC Board. This is a critical position which will offer strategic guidance and governance to the company and strong leadership during EMEC’s next phase of development and growth.

We are seeking applications from individuals with a proven track record in finance and risk management, with appropriate accountancy qualifications. You will have a good existing network in the public sector and have operated at senior positions in other organisations.

EMEC values diversity. In light of the current composition of the board we would particularly welcome applications from suitably qualified and experienced female candidates.

The appointment will be for a period of three years from January 2020 with an anticipated time commitment of around 30 days per annum, which will vary on a month by month basis to suit business needs.

How to apply

Thank you for your interest in EMEC. Please consider the job description and submit your C.V. to hr@emec.org.uk along with a covering letter explaining how you believe you fit the description for the post. The following information must also be provided:

  • A completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring form.
  • Written confirmation that you are eligible to work in the UK. Documentation will be requested if you successfully progress to the next stage of our recruitment process. For examples of eligibility proof, please visit https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/right-to-work-checklist.
  • An indication of any times that you will not be available for interview on the date noted below.

For an informal discussion about this post please call Donna Ritch on 01856 852040.

Closing date for applications: 1pm Monday 25th November 2019
Interview date: Friday 13th December 2019 – interviews will be held in Edinburgh and you will be expected to attend in person.