Closing date for expression of interest is 5th February 2016

In particular, we are looking for a CCAB qualified accountant with a minimum of five years senior experience at Director level. In addition you will have experience of reporting to, or being a member of an Audit Committee, familiar with the latest practice and developments on Corporate Governance, and experience of treasury functions. Knowledge of Charity finance whilst not essential would be an advantage.
Other criteria for appointment are:

  • Commitment to the organisation and an interest in fighting disease, poverty and prejudice
  • Willingness to devote your necessary time and effort and to impart the benefit of your particular skills and experience
  • Strategic vision
  • Good, independent judgement
  • Ability to think creatively
  • Willingness to speak their mind
  • Understanding and acceptance of the legal duties, responsibilities and liabilities of trusteeship (training is available)
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of a team
  • Willingness to support Lepra's fundraising programme

Trustees are required to attend four board meetings a year and will normally be invited in addition to sit on a board sub-committee.

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If you have an interest in the work of Lepra and would like to be considered as a candidate for appointment as a trustee, please write to Yvonne Jefford at setting out your interest in Lepra and how you meet the criteria for the role. Please enclose a CV.