Positive Money is looking for new board members to join our board of directors who can make a significant and positive contribution to the governance of the organisation.
Description of the role:
As a director of Positive Money you will be supporting a project that addresses fundamental flaws in the economy, and promoting changes that will have impacts on inequality, indebtedness, economic stability, and the environment.
You will use your skills and expertise to go to the root of the problems in today’s society that have the maximum impact. We are involved in pioneering work and are the leading group working on this issue worldwide.
All board directors are responsible for the following statutory duties:
- To ensure that Positive Money complies with its governing document and relevant legislation or regulations.
- To ensure that Positive Money pursues its objectives as defined in its governing document.
- To ensure Positive Money uses its resources exclusively in pursuance of its objects.
- To contribute actively to the board of directors role in giving firm strategic direction to Positive Money, setting overall policy, defining goals and setting targets and evaluating performance against agreed targets.
- To safeguard the good name and values of Positive Money.
- To ensure the effective and efficient administration of Positive Money.
- To ensure the financial stability of Positive Money
- To protect and manage the property of Positive Money and to ensure the proper investment of Positive Money’s funds.
- To monitor the Executive Director’s performance.
In addition to the above statutory duties, each director should use any specific skills, knowledge or experience they have to help the board reach sound decisions. This may involve:
- Scrutinising board papers
- Leading discussions, focusing on key issues and providing guidance on new initiatives
- Other issues in which the director has special expertise
Directors are expected to attend at least eight London-based board meetings per year (approx three hours each) including an AGM
Attendance of other important related meetings may also be needed. This is a voluntary post although some reimbursement for travel expenses is available.
- Finance Management – reviewing financial policies and procedures and monitoring and forecasting annual budgets. Previous experience of being a board treasurer is desirable.
- Corporate Governance and Risk Management – planning, designing and implementing and risk management processes.
- Company Law and Intellectual Property – advising on Company Law and other relevant legal matters and intellectual property protection.
- Fundraising – developing and implementing a fundraising strategy.
- HR– delivering comprehensive HR policies and procedures within small organisations.
How to Apply
Please send a CV and an overview of your particular skills and experience to firstname.lastname@example.org.