Non-Executive Board Director (Chair of Audit and Risk Committee) – Birkenhead

  • Magenta Living

  • Contract
  • Part Time
  • North West
  • £7,000

Remunerated position – £7,000 plus expenses

Two days per month on average, commencing September 2018

Magenta Living is the largest registered housing provider in Wirral and a not-for-profit organisation, owning and managing just under 13,000 properties. Employing around 500 staff, we are a significant local employer demonstrated by Investors in People Gold standard and retaining our Customer Service Excellence certificate.

This is an exciting time to join Magenta Living – we have invested almost £200 million in our existing properties and have ambitious plans to build over 1,000 properties for rent and sale over the coming years.

Our current Chair of Audit & Risk Committee is due to retire in September 2018 having served the maximum two terms of four years permitted under Magenta Living’s Articles of Association. The purpose of the position is to provide oversight of the Company’s risk management, control and governance arrangements and to provide leadership and direction to the Audit and Risk Committee to support the Chair of the Board in maintaining a high standard governance framework.

We are seeking candidates with:

• non-executive director experience and board level chairing skills

• proven board level experience in a group organisation

• the ability to offer constructive challenge

• significant experience of audit and risk committee work

• accountancy or similar qualification

Key responsibilities include:

• Chairing Audit and Risk Committees, including closed meetings with Committee Members and internal / external auditors

• Liaising with the Executive Leadership Team on audit and risk matters as required

• Working in collaboration with the Chair of Magenta Living on the reporting and discussions of audit and risk matters at Magenta Living Board

• Providing expert leadership and knowledge on matters of audit and risk governance

• Attending conferences / training as appropriate

Applications are particularly encouraged from women and BME (Black Minority Ethnic) candidates who are currently under-represented on our Board (Section 158 of the Equality Act 2010).

Download Audit and Risk Committee Terms of Reference here – AR Cee ToR 170418

Download Magenta Living Board: Committe Chair Role & Specification here – Cee Chair Role-Spec 181116

To apply please submit your CV with a covering letter explaining your relevant experience and why you are interested in the role.

To find out more about Magenta Living please visit our website

Closing date: Friday 18 May 2018

Interview date: Friday 8 June 2018

  • Location Birkenhead
  • Salary £7,000
  • Close Date 20180518
  • Contact Name Susie Forster
  • Contact Details 01516063052