Construction Industry Training Board - Trustee
|Body:||Construction Industry Training Board|
|Appointing Department:||Department for Education|
|Sectors:||Business, Finance & Skills, Education|
|Location:||The Board formally meets at least four times a year at locations throughout the UK. All Trustees are expected to undertake occasional UK travel to relevant stakeholder locations.|
|Skills required:||Business / Commercial|
|Number of Vacancies:||3|
|Time Requirements:||The expected time commitment for the role is on average two days per month. Trustees are expected to attend a minimum of four Board meetings per year and be willing to Chair or be a member of a committee of the CITB and/or sit as a member on one of three Nation Councils (covering England, Wales and Scotland).|
Closed for Applications
20/12/2018 at 12:00
January 2019 exact date TBC
Final Interview Date
January 2019 exact date TBC
Gillian Hillier Added 21/11/2018
Director of Careers and Further Education • Departmental Official
Peter Lauener Added 21/11/2018
CITB Chair • Representative of Organisation
Alasdair Reisner Added 22/11/2018
Chief Executive of the Civil Engineering Contractors Association • Independent Member
Chief Executive of the National Federation of Builders • Independent Member
|CITB is the statutory skills body for the construction industry in Great Britain and its purpose is to make better provision for the training and maintenance of skills in the industry. CITB raises around £200m annually via a training levy, and works closely with employers and the Government to ensure national construction skills needs are met.
CITB seeks to create the culture and conditions that will deliver new ways of working, embracing new technologies, creating a demand in construction for more skills, new skills and higher-level skills. CITB aspires to be at the forefront of effective commissioning and grant practice and is undertaking a high-profile transformational reform programme in order to achieve this.
CITB Board Trustee Vacancy Description
Construction skills are critical to the economy and this is a particularly important time to join the Board. Trustees have collective responsibility for CITB’s strategic direction, monitoring delivery and business performance, maintaining proper financial oversight and ensure effective Board governance. The Board is accountable to the Secretary of State for Education, the Charity Commission and more generally to Construction Industry stakeholders.
Trustees will bring their specific knowledge and expertise to the Board. They seek to deliver the statutory functions of the Board in the best interests of the Construction Industry as a whole and must make decisions independent of any affiliation to their own business or sector interests.
As a CITB trustee you are required to:
|CITB seeks to appoint a trustee with the following:
The Department welcomes applications from underrepresented groups
How to Apply
Please submit the following documents by email to:
- A Covering Letter
- A CV
- Candidate Application Form
- Diversity Form
- Guaranteed Interview Scheme Form (if applicable).
Please include the vacancy title in the subject box. Please submit your applications documents as separate attachments.