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“We are seeking candidates who possess knowledge of policing and/or fire and rescue services, previous inspectorate or regulatory experience, previous Chair or Non-Executive Board Member experience, capability to carry out rigorous inspections, a first-class communicator with a successful track record of managing relations with a complex range of stakeholders, and a proven ability to develop and implement robust governance arrangements and monitor performance.” Time: Five years Remuneration: £179,375 per annum Closes: 17 July – – – – – – – – – –
“The role of a Non-Executive member is to provide an effective challenge function to the executive. They have a responsibility to ensure programmes of assurance work are focused on Agency priorities so that they can assure the Accounting Officer that appropriate controls are in place and operating effectively. Non-Executive members also play a key role in ensuring high standards of financial probity and corporate governance.” Time: 10 days per year Remuneration: £350 per day plus reimbursement of travel and subsistence Closes: 25 July – – – – – – – – –
“The role of the Committee members is to advise and scrutinise the UK Government, Devolved Administrations, Nuclear Decommissioning Authority and Nuclear Waste Services on the management of radioactive waste. Members have different areas of expertise which include scientific, technical, geological, legal etc. The Committee is seeking to recruit a new member with specific skills and expertise in nuclear materials and decommissioning.” Time: 25 – 45 days per year. Remuneration: £350 per day, with a minimum of 25 and a maximum of 45 days per year. Closes: 4 August
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“ The UK Expert Committee on Pesticides (ECP) is looking for one new member to provide scientific advice to UK Government and the Devolved Administrations on the safe and effective use of pesticides and other pest control methods. This position will become available from November 2022.Applications are welcomed from individuals at all career stages, candidates are required to have evidence for each of the scientific essential criteria to apply.” Time: 13 days per annum. Remuneration: £300 attendance fee and £150 preparation fee and expenses Closes: 14 August – – – – – – – – –
“The Crown Estate is driving the transformation of their business so that they continue to be at the forefront of business innovation, customer-focus and the deployment of new technologies in a rapidly changing world. With an asset value of £15.6 billion across a diverse and nationally important portfolio, alongside ambitious plans for growth and development in the future, the role of Board Commissioner and Chair of Audit Committee is a key position for the oversight and enablement of those plans.” Time: The time commitment is approximately 20 days per annum. Remuneration: The remuneration for this appointment is £25,000 per annum. This appointment is on the basis of a four year Royal Warrant. Closes: 16 August – – – – – – – – –
“Attend each Strategic Management Board (SMB) meeting. Contribute to the monitoring and evaluation of the operation of MAPPA in West Mercia. Attend a level 2 or 3 MAPP meeting quarterly, to assist in understanding the process and to enabling the monitoring and evaluation of MAPPA. Confirm that the SMB has created effective links with other multi-agency forums, e.g. the Local Criminal Justice Board and the Local Safeguarding Children Boards. Assist in the preparation of the MAPPA annual report. Participate in any SMB sub-groups, working parties or projects. Participate in reviewing the SMB Business Plan and broader communication strategy.” Time: Be able to provide up to 8 hours a month but not more than 16 hours per month. Remuneration: This a part-time unpaid posts, although expenses are covered. Closes: 19 August