Marches LEP Ltd chair recruitment
Marches Region (Herefordshire, Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin)
The Marches Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is driving accelerated economic growth across the region of Herefordshire, Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin. The Marches is a distinctive area with a mix of attractive market towns and heritage sites and also home to 30,775 businesses and a £14.3 billion economy. Already recognised as one of the most enterprising regions within the UK, our vision for the Marches is of a strong, diverse and enterprising business base, operating in an exceptional and connected environment, where the transfer of technology and skills foster innovation, investment and economic growth.
We are looking for a Chair to build on the firm foundations laid by the current Chair Graham Wynn and a highly talented Board. With a successful track record as an inspirational business leader in the private sector you will have the ability to develop strong and purposeful partnerships between the private and public sector that will secure economic growth and have the credibility to champion the Marches at regional and national level.
In addition, you will lead the Board in delivering the vision and broad strategic objectives of the organisation, setting priorities, monitoring performance and ensuring effective governance. You will also possess the communications skills and political acumen to work effectively with a broad and complex range of stakeholders.
This is an exciting opportunity for a talented individual who has an affinity with the area to help leverage the rich potential it has.
Appointments will be for a term of three years with a further term possible. The role is unremunerated although reasonable expenses will be met.
The Marches LEP is committed to equal opportunities and will appoint on merit in line with the Code on Public Appointments.
To arrange an informal discussion, candidates are invited to contact our recruitment advisors at Penna, Amelia Watkins on 07701 389738 Roger Russell, on 07710 701570 or via firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
A full candidate information pack is available online and can be obtained from our recruitment partners via https://bit.ly/2FKcUho
Closing date: 29th July 2019 (23:00).