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BOARD OF DIRECTORS - TSA CIC BOARD

Job Title: Non-Executive Directors

Accountable to: Board Chair

Roles and Responsibilities

The Board of Directors is responsible for the overall governance of TEC Services Association (TSA) Community Interest Company (CIC).

Particular responsibilities of Board members include:

Strategic direction

·Setting the overall strategic direction for the TSA CIC;

·Shaping the strategic direction of the Technology enabled care sector;

Development of the business

·Ensure that Business Plans and Budget are developed to fulfil the company’s objectives as laid out in the Articles and Memorandum of Association, and the Strategy as agreed by the Board;

·Ensure that the company has in place the necessary systems for identifying and managing risk and that the Board has set and keeps under review Board risk appetite.

·Help to ensure that TSA is developed in such a way that the interests of all relevant stakeholders are consulted and addressed.

Probity

·To ensure the proper conduct of the company’s business;

·To ensure that TSA activities are compliant with any relevant legal and regulatory requirements;

·To ensure that the company and its representatives acts in accordance with any provisions or conditions laid down in connection with any funding provided to it.

Finances

·To oversee the financial affairs and the good conduct of the company’s finances, and to ensure that all necessary controls are in place and that the accounts are maintained and audited in line with legal requirements.

Ambassador

·To represent company as an ‘ambassador’ in external settings including conferences and seminars, in the media and in meetings with partner organisations.

Person Specification

Non-executive directors are expected to focus on board matters and not stray into ‘executive direction’, thus providing an independent view of the company that is removed from the day-to-day running. NEDs, then, are appointed to the board to bring:

·independence

·impartiality

·constructive challenge

·wide experience

·specialist knowledge

·personal qualities

Successful candidates will have:

Essential

Desirable

Knowledge of the Technology enabled care sector and/or relevant parallel sectors/markets.

Knowledge of, and interest in, health, care and housing issues as they relate to the company and TEC sector.

An understanding of and commitment to the values and objectives of the company.

Board-level experience in the public, private or third sector.

The ability to understand complex strategic issues, to analyse and to resolve difficult problems.

A thorough knowledge of the strategic process can enable directors to create and implement effective strategies that will deliver value and growth for the organisation.

The ability to understand and interrogate risks and mitigations and contribute to setting Board risk appetite.

An understanding of or experience of any of the following:

·service transformation and innovation,

·operating or developing service quality improvement,

·quality standards and compliance,

·coproduction with service users and carers,

·human resources management and HR practice,

·organisational change management and development

·stakeholder management, lobbying, media, and public affairs

Business and financial acumen gained in the public, private or third sector.

An understanding of how to assess the organisation’s financial position and steer its financial performance to stay solvent and develop and deliver sustainable plans.

Political judgement with the ability to grasp relevant issues and understand relationships between interested parties.

Sound and confident communication skills and a willingness to act as an ambassador for the CIC.

 

Insight into their own emotions and behaviours and sensitivity to the feelings and responses of others in order to be good leaders and high performers.

 

A clear understanding, and acceptance, of the legal duties, liabilities, and responsibilities of Non-Executive Directors.

 

A full understanding of and commitment to equal opportunities and valuing diversity.

 

sufficient time and commitment to fulfil the role.

 

Remuneration:

The post is not remunerated.

Subsistence:

You may claim travel and subsistence expenses, which are properly and necessarily incurred in carrying out your role and responsibilities as Non-Executive Director of TSA CIC, in line with travel and subsistence policy and rates for the company.A copy of the policy and rates can be obtained from the company.

Applications:

Please send applications to Alyson.ScurfieldCEO@tsa-voice.org.uk. Only comprehensive applications will be considered to include the following:

(1)CV

(2)Cover Letter explaining your suitability for the board and its objectives

(3)Contact details for two references.

If you require an initial discussion with Alyson Scurfield CEO, please request by reply email.

Timeline:

Application close: 27th June 2022, 5pm.

Shortlist/notifications : 6th July 2022

Interviews to be held on: 12th and 15th July 2022

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


     

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