Independent Audit, Finance and Risk Committee Member

  • Job Reference: 00000202-1
  • Date posted: 2 August 2019
  • Recruiter: Plan International UK
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Children & Young People, International Development & Disaster Relief, Volunteer
  • Job type: Trustee
  • Work hours: Part Time

Job description

Plan International UK is a global children’s charity. We work to give every child the same chance in life. We strive for a just world that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.

We are currently looking for an individual with risk and senior level operational and financial management experience to join the Audit, Finance and Risk Committee of the Board as an Independent Member.

Sharing our values and vision and with a strong desire to advocate for children’s rights and equality for girls, you will bring your expertise and experience to help guide us to reach our strategic goals and to champion our objectives.

You will be able to demonstrate your commitment to our mission and values in the areas of international development, children’s rights and gender equality. You will be able to communicate and explain complex international development, operational or financial matters to a non-specialist audience and actively contribute to the shaping of the strategic vision. You will have experience or good knowledge of the charity sector including an understanding of the legal duties, liabilities and responsibilities of a charity board and charity governance.

Knowledge of the Statement of Recommended Practice (SORP) on Accounting and Reporting by Charities and a relevant finance qualification would be advantageous.

This is a voluntary position and expenses will be reimbursed. You will be expected to commit to attending quarterly meetings (usually held during the day) that last for three hours.  

The deadline for applications is 9:00am on Thursday 8 August 2019

Interviews will take place during week commencing Monday 2 September 2019

Due to the nature of our work with children, we follow rigorous child protection policies and procedures in our recruitment process. As a result, some of our roles are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure by the Disclosure and Barring Service. A criminal record will not necessarily bar you from joining us as an employee or volunteer; this will depend on the circumstances of any offences.