Chair of the Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB)

Body: Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB)
Appointing Department: Department for Education
Sectors: Business, Finance & Skills, Energy
Location: London with Board meetings held at regional locations across the UK.
Number of Vacancies: 1
Remuneration: £30,000 p.a.
Time Requirements: 2 days per week (up to 84 days per year).

Campaign Timeline

  • Competition Launched


  • Closed for Applications

    29/09/2017 at 16:00

  • Panel Sift

    Week commencing 09/10/2017

  • Final Interview Date

    Week commencing 23/10/2017

  • Announcement


Assessment Panel

Vacancy Description

The Chair will lead the ECITB Board and be a champion for the work of the ECITB and its role within the engineering construction industry in England, Scotland and Wales.


The Chair will ensure that ECITB policies and actions support the wider strategic policies of the Secretary of State and that its affairs are conducted with probity.

Person Specification

We are looking for an experienced Chair with strong interpersonal and communication skills. The successful applicant must have the personal credibility to work with a range of key stakeholders across industry and Government and the ability to successfully lead the ECITB through a period of change.


Applications are welcomed from as diverse a range of applicants as possible. We guarantee to interview anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post – this is known as a Guaranteed Interview Scheme.


Appointments are for four years. It is envisaged the successful candidate will take up their role in January 2018.

Additional Information

You can find out more information about this role by following the link to the vacancy applicant pack. You can also find out more about the Engineering Construction Industry Training Board by looking on

How to Apply

The process for this public appointment will adhere to the Code published by the Commission for Public Appointments. For details of how to apply please refer to the candidate information pack which accompanies this vacancy.

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