Board Member (environment, landscape or land management and welsh speaker) - Natural Resources Wales

Body: Welsh Government
Appointing Department: Welsh Government
Sector: Environment, Food & Rural Affairs
Location: Due to the Covid-19 pandemic many of the meetings are currently held virtually, but longer term the meetings will be held in public in different locations around Wales, some of which may require an overnight stay.
Number of Vacancies: 1
Remuneration: £350 per day plus reasonable expenses.
Time Requirements: 36 days per year

Campaign Timeline

  • Competition Launched


  • Closed for Applications

    30/04/2021 at 16:00

  • Panel Sift


  • Final Interview Date


  • Announcement



Assessment Panel

Vacancy Description

We are looking for a new Board member to commence on 1 September 2021. This guidance is for the role of a Welsh speaker with experience in environment, landscape or land management.

NRW needs people with ambition and ideas who can commit to attend six Board meetings a year. Board members will also be expected to be members of statutory sub-committees which meet 4-6 times a year. This role has a time commitment of 36 days per year and will be offered as an initial appointment of two, three or four years. The role can be located anywhere in Wales and attracts remuneration of £350 per day plus reasonable expenses.

Person Specification

All candidates need to demonstrate the following skills and behaviours:

  • Respect for and understanding of the principles of accountability and good governance
  • Judgement in complex decision-making
  • Ability to interpret and challenge financial reports and wider performance issues
  • A focus on our future generations
  • A demonstrable commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.

Role specifications

In addition, we are looking for people who meet the following skills:

  • Experience in environment, landscape or land management
  • Either a public profile or communications experience
  • Fluent Welsh speaker.

Additional Information

To make an application please visit the Welsh Government’s public appointment website. For queries about the role please email the Welsh Government’s Public Appointments Unit. To book a place at the information events for prospective candidates please contact NRW’s Board Secretariat.

Candidate Information Pack - Board Member Welsh - FINAL Eng Updated PDF 2
Candidate Information Pack - Board Member Welsh - FINAL Cym Updated PDF 2
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