The Chair must ensure good corporate governance, which involves chairing quarterly
Board meetings, the AGM, as well as ad hoc meetings and events. Board meetings and other meetings and events are normally held in the central belt of Scotland. The estimated time commitment is up to 2 - 3 days per month averaged over an annual period.
The Chair has a particular responsibility for providing effective strategic leadership to the Board on matters such as:
* Ensuring that Board meetings are effective, efficient and appropriate with important strategic issues raised and discussed
* Encouraging high standards of propriety, and promoting the efficient use of executive team and other resources throughout the organisation
* Representing the views of EDAS externally
For details of current Board members and further information about EDAS, please view our website at www.edas.org.uk.
The post is unremunerated although essential expenses will be covered if required.
The EDAS Chair is supported by the following structure: two Vice Chairs, a Board of Directors, three sub-committees (Finance & Governance, Policy, Membership & CPD), and an executive team (Executive Officer, Strategy Implementation Executive, and a Finance / Admin Officer).
EDAS Governance Structure
If you have the relevant experience and are interested in this prestigious opportunity to help support and inform economic development across Scotland, please send a covering letter with your CV, detailing two referees, to Executive Officer, Elaine Bone: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing Date for applications: 5pm on 31 March 2017. Interviews will be conducted by the EDAS Nominations Committee.