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Non-Executive Director
Merthyr Tydfil
Salary: Voluntary Role
Job Type: Permanent
Start Date:
Job Reference: BBBH13631
Added: 09 Jan 2019
Job Description
Acorn Executive Search works in a strategic partership with the Welsh Sports Association to recruit Non-Executive Directors for its Governing Bodies.

Wellbeing @ Merthyr (formerly Merthyr Tydfil Leisure Trust) was established in 2015. It has a responsibility to maintain and develop all Leisure, Cultural, Heritage and Arts programmes across the county Borough. It manages all libraries and cultural sites including Cyfarthfa Park, Cyfarthfa Castle Museum & Art Gallery , and Joseph Parry's Cottage. The trust has a Board of Non Executive Directors who work closely with the Chief Executive Officer and Management Team.

Role Title: Trustee / Non-Executive Director

Responsible to: Chair of the Board of Trustees

Hours: Attendance at 1/4ly Board Meetings and as required

Duties:
A full list of duties is included in the application pack, but in short you will be responsible for the following:

* Planning
* Organisation
* Support
* Audit
Person Specification:


Sector Experience

Trustees with a proven senior management track record in the sectors which the trust will operate i.e.:


* Arts, heritage and culture
* Leisure and sports facility management
* Tourism and hospitality
* Charities sector
* Community development


Technical Skills

* Business development and strategy
* Financial management
* Fundriasing
* Legal
* Property
* Utilisation of technology in a modern business environment
* Ability to understand and accept the legal duties and liabilities of the trust
* Safeguarding (vulnerable adults and children)
* Experience or transferable skills as a charity trustee



Interpersonal Skills

* Good communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work with other's in the trust in a positive and constructive way to achieve the vision for the trust
* Good networking skills with the ability to work with partners, stakeholders and key funding organisations for the benefit of the trust
* Able to think creatively and find ways to resolve problems and issues in a positive way
* Commitment to working in ways that promote equality and not to tolerate discrimination of any kind


Understanding of and commitment to Merthyr Tydfil


* Able to think creatively and find ways to resolve problems and issues in a positive way
* Commitment to working in ways that promote equality and not to tolerate discrimination of any kind


Governance

* An understanding and appreciation of the governance and compliance requirements of the trust. Trustees will have, and must accept, ultimate responsibility for directing the affairs of a charity, and ensuring that it is solvent, well-run, and meeting the needs for which it has been set up.

If you are interested, you should either live, work or have strong links with Merthyr Tydfil and be prepared to act in a voluntary capacity. If you have been a Councillor in the last 4 years, you are not eligible to apply. If you would like to learn more about these roles please click on the link for an information pack and application form, or alternatively please apply with a covering letter and CV, setting out the contribution you could make to Wellbeing @ Merthyr.
Closing date for applications is Friday 25th January 2019.

Acorn Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment.
Merthyr Tydfil Leisure

Wellbeing @ Merthyr (formerly Merthyr Tydfil Leisure Trust) was established in 2015. It has a responsibility to maintain and develop all Leisure, Cultural, Heritage and Arts programmes across the County Borough. It manages all libraries and cultural sites including Cyfarthfa Park, Cyfarthfa Castle Museum & Art Gallery , and Joseph Parry’s Cottage. The trust has a Board of Non-Executive Directors who work closely with the Chief Executive Officer and Management Team.

Please apply with a covering letter and CV, setting out the contribution you could make to Wellbeing @ Merthyr.
Closing date for applications is Friday 25th January 2019.

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