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The Role


EMMS International is on the search for their next Chair to head up their Board of Trustees to provide effective governance.

Role responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring good governance of the charity, both directly and through delegation
  • Chairing 4 Board meetings and AGM each year
  • Leading and supporting trustees including carrying out an annual evaluation of Board effectiveness
  • Line managing the CEO
  • Optional membership of two sub-committees
  • Supporting the Leadership team through promoting the work of EMMS
  • Time and commitment to reading and absorbing Board Papers

The ideal candidate should have:

  • Substantial previous governance experience
  • Prior experience of membership of a charity Board
  • Prior experience of line management of staff at senior level
  • High levels of professionalism
  • An ability to provide authoritative, respected and incisive leadership to the Board and be able to guide the CEO
  • Commitment to supporting the values of a Christian charity

The Board meets quarterly, and the Chair agrees the Agenda with the CEO.

Time commitment estimated to be 2 days per month. The role is non-remunerated, although reasonable expenses can be reimbursed.

This role offers a unique opportunity to make a real and tangible impact by providing governance to a wonderful organisation that provides hope and sustainable change to those in need.

This post is a disclosure-accepted post for the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. EMMS International has a commitment to child and vulnerable adult protection and its own Child and Vulnerable Adult Protection Policy.

More information can be found within the Job Description below.




Job Description