National Museums Liverpool x3 Members
|Body:||National Museums Liverpool|
|Appointing Department:||Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport|
|Sector:||Culture, Media & Sport|
|Number of Vacancies:||3|
|Remuneration:||This role is not remunerated but expenses can be paid.|
|Time Requirements:||All new trustees will experience an induction process which will include orientation days at our museums, and the opportunity to meet with staff. The role of a trustee will be explained, in addition to any specific briefing regarding museum and public sector finance or other more specialist roles. In addition to attending three Board meetings per year, trustees may be asked to join a Trustee Committee and this would require a total time commitment of eight to ten days a year. Trustees are also expected to represent NML and attend events on occasion.|
Closed for Applications
03/06/2022 at 12:00
Final Interview Date
Helen Whitehouse OBE Added 29/04/2022
Deputy Director for Museums and Cultural Property • Departmental Official
Sir David Henshaw Added 29/04/2022
Chair of National Museums Liverpool • Representative of Organisation
Professor Robert Tombs Added 29/04/2022
The NML Board of Trustees
NML’s wide ranging collections and work is overseen by its management and Board of Trustees. The chief role of trustees is to assist the Chair, Sir David Henshaw, in meeting the Board’s overall responsibilities in accordance with the guidance issued by the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport. Trustees provide leadership, guidance and expertise on NML’s strategy and monitor its practical implementation.
Term of Appointment
The term of appointment for all three positions will be four years.
Location of meetings
Liverpool (for full Board meetings) / Virtual (Committee meetings)
Applicants must be able to demonstrate the following essential criteria;
- A commitment to the National Museums Liverpool, and support of the purposes and values of its museums, including developing cultural organisations in the North West and delivering economic growth to the region;
- An understanding of the work of National Museums Liverpool, especially as the only national museum group based solely outside London;
- An understanding of operating strategically at board level, working constructively with fellow board members, wider stakeholders and executive management;
- A clear understanding of the principles of corporate governance in the public sector
- A commitment to preserving cultural heritage, and improving education and understanding of British and World history;
Applications are particularly welcome from candidates with experience of re-development projects within an historic estate, with an understanding of the need for buildings to be adapted and used efficiently in a modern context, while protecting each venue’s individual character, historic nature, and heritage value.
How to Apply
Appointment Process and how to apply
The process for this public appointment will adhere to the Code of Practice published by the Office of the Commissioner for Public Appointments
To apply, please send:
- A CV of no more than two sides of A4; this should provide details of your education and qualifications, employment history, directorships, membership of professional bodies and details of any publications or awards;
- A supporting statement of not more than two sides of A4, setting out how you meet the criteria – please make sure you refer to the contents of this document; and
- The conflicts of Interest Form and the Diversity Form.
- The Diversity Monitoring Form which must be completed by clicking this link, before submitting your application – please note this replaces the previous PDF monitoring form.
Completed applications should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org with the title ‘NML Trustee application.’ If you have any questions regarding your application please contact email@example.com.
For further information regarding National Museums Liverpool please contact:
|National Museums Liverpool Board Member Role Specification (1)|