BCS has over 60,000 members, with growing influence across government and industry. We are a ‘not for profit’ charitable foundation, operating within a Royal Charter, yet with strongly performing business activities. Our ambition is to “Make IT Good for Society”, achieved through our many initiatives, from education to commercial and public service. We are a voice respected world-wide for independence and influence.

Candidates should have experience at a senior level of a sizeable organisation (turnover >£20M). Relevant experience in the education and examination sector at Board level and non-executive directorships in the IT sector would be relevant. They should have a proven track record in commercial leadership, business development together with experience in product/service assessment and development. 

Candidates must ensure the coherence of vision, mission, and objectives between the Board and its sole shareholder the BCS group. The ability to devote sufficient time to the duties of BCS’s Learning & Development Limited Board and as a member of Trustee Board is vital. 

Candidates are expected to be a Professional Member of the Institute.  The role is not remunerated, but reasonable travel and out-of-pocket expenses will be paid.

If you wish to apply or discuss the role further, please contact Michael Grant, immediate past President and Chair, BCS Nominations Committee via the Registrar Department at registrar@bcs.uk.

As part of BCS’ aim to improve equality and diversity within the profession, we are seeking to increase the diversity of Board members. BCS therefore, welcomes applications from under-represented groups such as women, black and minority ethnic, people with disabilities and the LGBT community.

Applications should include your CV (3 A4 pages maximum) and a short statement to support your candidature by 12 noon on Thursday 23rd April 2020.

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