London & Continental Railways, Non-Executive Director

Body: London and Continental Railways Ltd
Appointing Department: Department for Transport
Sectors: Business, Finance & Skills, Transport
Location: London
Skills required: Accountancy, Audit and Risk, Transformation
Number of Vacancies: 1
Remuneration: £30,000 pa
Time Requirements: 2 days per month

Campaign Timeline

  • Competition Launched

    30/11/2018

  • Closed for Applications

    21/12/2018

  • Panel Sift

    End December 2019

  • Final Interview Date

    February 2019

  • Announcement

    TBC

 

Assessment Panel

Vacancy Description

An exciting opportunity exists for an Independent NED with finance expertise to join the Board of LCR, a dynamic and ambitious development and regeneration company focused on delivering significant social, economic and financial benefits from rail related assets.

Positioned on the cusp of the public-private sector, LCR has gained an enviable track record of working in partnership with the private sector and other public bodies to deliver large scale, world class regeneration projects enabled by rail infrastructure, most notably at King’s Cross and Stratford, and more recently at Mayfield in Manchester.

We are seeking an Independent Non-Executive Director to join the Board of LCR and to also Chair LCR’s Audit and Risk Committee.

Person Specification

The successful candidate will ideally be a qualified accountant and will have:

  • Experience of having operated successfully in senior finance roles within the real estate sector;
  • Recent and relevant experience of best practice financial governance;
  • An appreciation of risk management, including in respect of real estate projects of high value and projects with a public interest element;
  • An awareness of the importance of delivering value for money for the taxpayer;
  • Strong communication skills, including an ability to offer challenge in a constructive, straightforward and open manner.

How to Apply

Interested candidates may apply by emailing LCR@heidrick.com with a brief cover letter and Curriculum Vitae.

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