HM Land Registry Non-Executive Board Member and Chair of Audit & Risk Committee

Body: HM Land Registry
Appointing Department: Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Sector: Business, Finance & Skills
Location: London
Number of Vacancies: 1
Remuneration: £20,000 per annum.
Time Requirements: The Board meets eight times a year, both at the London HQ and in its other offices across England and Wales.


An announcement has been made on the outcome of this appointment.

Elliot Jordan has been appointed for a three year term as a Non-executive Board Member at HM Land Registry on 15 August 2019 for three years. This appointment is made in accordance with the Cabinet Office Code of Governance for Public Appointments

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Campaign Timeline

  • Competition Launched


  • Closed for Applications


  • Panel Sift


  • Final Interview Date


  • Announcement



Assessment Panel

Vacancy Description

The Role:

Finance Non-Executive Board Member

Key responsibilities and accountabilities

  • Provide independent and objective guidance to the Board and Executive team on accounting and finance matters;
  • Contribute to the maintenance of an effective Board together with appropriate corporate governance in line with best practice;
  • Act as a source of support to the Executive management team;
  • Chair the HM Land Registry’s Audit and Risk Committee; and
  • Promote awareness and understanding of the audit and risk function.

Person Specification

Key skills

It is essential that the successful candidate bring an:

  • Ability to develop strategy at a senior level across all areas of a business, challenge assumptions and decision-making as appropriate and provide financial analysis and guidance on all activities, plans, targets and business drivers;
  • Ability to interpret complex financial information;
  • Ability to assess the effectiveness of systems of internal control and risk management systems;
  • Understanding of accounting standards and how to apply them;
  • Ability to operate at senior Board level; and
  • Strong communications and stakeholder management skills, including the ability to mentor senior executives as appropriate.

It is desirable that the successful candidate bring:

  • An understanding and appreciation of the role of HM Land Registry in upholding property integrity for the UK economy;
  • A focus on providing challenge and guidance on HM Land Registry’s transformation into a digitised and data-driven registration business and contributing to the monitoring of the transformation;
  • A Strong technical background in internal audit and control;
  • An experience of IT transformation; and
  • An understanding of the public sector.

Headed by the Non-Executive Chair, Michael Mire, the Board currently comprises a mix of Executive and Non-Executive Directors.  The Board is collectively responsible for the oversight of the operation of Land Registry, with emphasis on its strategic direction, management control, and corporate governance. All NEBMs are expected to contribute substantially to decisions covering the strategy for the organisation and the overall direction of the business, adding value by offering wise counsel, advice and challenge.

How to Apply

The closing date for applications is September 10th.

Late applications will not be accepted.

Please submit the following documents by email to

A Covering Letter

  • A CV
  • Candidates Application Form
  • Diversity Monitoring Form


Please ensure that you include “Land Registry NEBM, Finance” in the subject box, making it clear which specialist role you are applying for.

Alternatively, you can send your application in hard copy to:

Public Appointments Team, 7th Floor, Spur 2, 1 Victoria Street, London, SW1H OET

Applicant packs can be provided in other formats upon request.

Land Registry NEBM - Diversity Form
Land-Registry-NEBM-Application-Pack (1)
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