The Royal Veterinary College (RVC) is seeking interested, committed and highly capable individuals to join its governing body (the Council) as Trustees, or support us as co-opted members of our Audit Committee, and our Finance and General Purposes Committee.
The RVC is the UK’s largest and longest established veterinary school. At the RVC we produce world leading research from the molecular level, to whole animal populations and across animal welfare, biomechanics, genetics, bioinformatics, pathology and epidemiology and public health. Our research informs our delivery of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Veterinary Medicine, Nursing and the Biological Sciences as well as the expert care and advice provided through our renowned teaching hospitals and our veterinary practice. The RVC also provides a hub for commercial research collaboration and business incubation in the biosciences and biotechnology through its London Biosciences Innovation Centre.
We are seeking applicants who have successful senior leadership experience and possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, energy and commitment, natural authority and insight and a clear understanding of the value of fostering a diverse and inclusive organisational culture.
The RVC particularly welcomes female applicants and those from an ethnic minority, as they are under-represented at the moment.
For the co-optee roles we are looking for senior professionals looking to develop their experience in a governance role with a view to future Trustee and Non-Exec positions. We would particularly welcome applicants with finance, or audit expertise.
We are interested in applications from those with expertise in the following areas: student experience and engagement, philanthropy, corporate finance and audit, research and innovation, commerce and business development, and ideally, those with an understanding of and interest in current issues in either higher education, veterinary medicine or the biosciences.
Further details of the all of the roles and their responsibilities can be requested by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org. The roles are not remunerated, however all reasonable expenses will be met. To find out more about the RVC: www.rvc.ac.uk
Application is by provision of a CV and covering letter to email@example.com.
Closing date: 28 January 2019. Applications will be considered by our Nominations and Fellows Committee and shortlisted applicants may be asked to come for an informal interview with the Chair of Council, the Principal and the Secretary to Council in February / March 2019.
To informally enquire about the position, contact Ian Darker (COO & Secretary to Council) or Matthew Grigson (College Secretary):
Ian Darker 01707 6666322
Matthew Grigson 01707 666802
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