Trustee (Senior Organisational Leadership)
The Outward Bound Trust seeks to appoint a new Trustee who has had a successful career as an entrepreneur, CEO or senior leader of an organisation. Candidates will ideally have successfully overseen business transformation and growth, and will be able to bring their broad people leadership and management skills to help guide the strategy and development of the Trust.
Candidates will have the ability to provide input on a broad range of issues, including:
- Outward Bound’s strategy
- Its plans and resources for the successful implementation of its strategy
- Its preparation and ability to manage growth
- Its operational effectiveness
- Leadership development and HR matters
- The effectiveness of its governance
- Branding and brand development
The successful candidate will have strong business acumen and solid financial experience. They will be able to offer strategic guidance on best practice with regard to audit, risk, compliance and assurance frameworks. They will also have experience of developing, reviewing and reporting on risk management systems, as well as business planning and financial modelling.
The Outward Bound Trust is looking for candidates who have operated at a senior leadership level and can contribute to both the strategic and operational development of the Trust.
The Trust particularly welcomes applications from under-represented groups. All candidates will be committed to unlocking the potential of young people through learning and adventure in the wild, and be personally aligned to the values of the Outward Bound Trust. They will be able to combine their experience of senior strategic leadership and belief in the ethos of the charity to help it deliver its outcomes and achieve its social impact.
Please note: candidates must be UK-based.