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Independent Nominations Committee member

Contract Type
Fixed Term, Voluntary
UK based
Expiry Date
Are you looking to develop your career, building a NED / Trustee portfolio? Do you have experience of recruiting at senior level, with a track record of contributing to diversity and inclusion within organisations?

Job Description

We are looking for [two] Independent Committee Members (ICM)  to join our Nominations Committee of our Trustee board (our Council of Trustees) and support  the organisation in making key decisions on appointment processes and appointments for trustees and our commercial board.  

These are new and really important roles at Which?, that will help  us to shape the future of our organisation and to achieve our aims. Joining us as a committee member, you will bring your experience of  making senior level appointments, and crucially, your involvement in developing inclusion and diversity within organisations, to be part of decision making for these key appointments. 

 You will bring fresh perspectives, expertise and challenge to the Nominations Committee, promoting  diversity of thought, and ensuring rigour within the appointment procedures.

As an Independent Committee Member you will have; 

Experience of making senior appointments, ideally through a proven track record within executive search role or appointment on senior selection panels
Experience of developing or delivering interventions that support equality, diversity and inclusivity, in order to deliver strategic aims.
Experience or understanding of the role of Trustee or  non-executive roles, and the governance structures that support the positions 

If this sounds like the role for you then we would love to hear from you! Please click below and submit a CV and cover letter detailing your experience around leadership recruitment and contribution to developing a D&I agenda. 

About the role: 

Term: 2 years 
Time commitment : The role requires approx 6 days per year made up of meetings held throughout the year with  involvement in any additional selection processes across the Board and Council. Currently, due to COVID-19,  all meetings are held virtually. 
Remuneration: This role is performed on a voluntary basis, you will, however, be entitled to reasonable out-of-pocket expenses for attending meetings and functions.

At Which? we value diversity and we're committed to creating an inclusive culture where everyone is able to be themselves and reach their full potential. We believe that a diverse workforce helps us to understand and effectively tackle consumer detriment for all UK consumers. We recognise that as an organisation we  are not  representative of the UK  population, and want to increase the diversity in our workforce, Board and Council. 

We  particularly welcome applications from people with disabilities,  LGBT+ , Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic backgrounds and from different socio-economic and educational backgrounds, to ensure we have diverse contributions  to the work we do.

We want to ensure that everybody can apply and be part of our recruitment processes, and therefore when required, we make reasonable adjustments to accommodate our candidates.