Offshore Renewable Energy (“ORE”) Catapult is one of a network of world-leading centres designed to transform the UK’s capability for innovation in specific areas and help drive future economic growth.
The vision for ORE Catapult is to be the world’s leading offshore renewables technology centre. ORE Catapult’s mission is to accelerate the creation and growth of UK companies in the offshore renewable energy sector and add substantial GVA to the UK economy.
ORE Catapult is seeking a Non-Executive Director for an initial term of three years which may be extended for a second term. The duties as a Non-Executive Director will vary but will include as a minimum:
- attendance and participation at Company meetings, either in person or remotely via electronic link;
- service on the Company’s Sub Committees as directed from time to time;
- participation in ad-hoc discussions between the Board and other employees of the Company and individuals as agreed from time to time; and
- promoting, protecting, developing and extending the business of the Company.
We are looking for experienced Board Members who are strategic, innovative and understanding of sector.
We are keen to speak to candidates from a Finance and Accountancy background as we are looking to appoint the role as Vice Chair of the Audit Committee, therefore a recognised accountancy qualification and background in the finance and accountancy space is essential.
In terms of time commitment for the role: There are 4 - 5 board meetings and 2 strategy meetings per year. There are typically 3 Audit committee meetings per year.
The Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult appreciates the value of diversity in the workforce and would welcome applications from the broadest range of candidates.
A copy of the Annual report for 2017/2018 can be downloaded here https://ore.catapult.org.uk/about-us/
The current Board of Directors can be viewed at https://ore.catapult.org.uk/about-us/people/board-of-directors/
Please click here for the full job description.
For a confidential discussion about the role please contact Debbie Shields or Donogh O’Brien on 0141 212 7555.
To apply, please complete the form below and attach your cover letter and CV. You should receive an automatic acknowledgement - if you do not receive this, please contact Katy Gall on 0141 212 7555.