Chair of Audit

The University of Bristol

Location: Bristol
Salary: Not Remunerated
Closing Date: 19 January 2022
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All applicants must be based in the UK and confirm that they are able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK.

Job Description

The University of Bristol is one of the most popular and successful universities in the UK, ranked 62nd in the world in the QS World University Rankings 2022.

The University is currently delivering an ambitious strategy which includes a significant programme of investment and development. The Strategy focuses on improving the student experience, further enhancing its research performance, expanding the University’s footprint, and developing its international profile and impact. The University is a world-renowned institution, which employs internationally respected academics and recruits some of the brightest students from across the globe.

The University of Bristol is seeking an outstanding individual to join the Board of Trustees as an independent member sitting on the Audit and Risk Committee from this year and becoming the Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee from 1 January 2023. The Board of 20 Trustees, led by Chair Jack Boyer OBE, is the governing body of the University.

Successful candidates must be qualified accountants with experience of serving on a corporate or public body audit committee. They will bring credible executive-level experience in large and complex organisations and will feel alignment with the University’s mission, strategy and objectives.

The University has a strong commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion and through this appointment process it is the Board’s clear stated aim to develop candidate pools that include applicants from all backgrounds and communities. The University particularly welcomes applications from people from black and minority ethnic communities, the LGBT+ community and from disabled people.

Saxton Bampfylde Ltd is acting as an employment agency advisor to the University of Bristol on this appointment. For further information about the role, including details about how to apply, please visit using reference BZZE Alternatively, telephone +44 (0)20 7227 0880 (during office hours).

This advert will be closing on 19th January, however you can still apply via Saxton Bampfylde's website until noon on 9th February 2022.


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