We are looking for someone with senior level experience of business development, operations and people management to join our Board of Trustees.

Engineers Without Borders UK leads a movement inspiring, enabling and influencing the future of engineering to ensure a better world for everyone. Our work embeds social and environmental responsibility into engineering mindsets and knowhow. This supports the development of better technologies, systems and infrastructure to achieve more equal access to transformative, globally responsible engineering around the world.

Now is an exciting time to be part of Engineers Without Borders UK.  We have recently refocused our operations on the delivery of our strategy ‘Engineering Change: Our Strategy 2016-­21’ and are currently in a strong position to plan for growth from 2020 onwards.  The role of our Trustees is vital to ensure effective governance of the organisation and also to provide advice and assistance to our growing staff team. We are looking for someone with senior level experience of business development, operations and people management to join our Board of Trustees. Previous experience on a charitable board or working in a third sector organisation related to social/environmental justice is highly desirable.

To find out more about the role please download the full role description and person specification.

To apply please send a CV (two pages maximum) and a covering letter (up to two pages) to [email protected] with the job title in the subject line. Please outline clearly in your covering letter:

  • Your reasons for wanting to become a trustee of Engineers Without Borders UK
  • How you meet the role description and person specification
  • Your availability to be interviewed in London on Thursday 30 May 2019
  • Where you saw the role advertised

The deadline for applications is Sunday 12 May 2019 and we expect to interview shortlisted candidates on 30 May 2019. 

We receive high volumes of applications for all roles so we will only contact short listed candidates.

Interviews for shortlisted candidates will be held at our office in central London. Unfortunately, it is not our policy to reimburse expenses for attending interviews at Engineers Without Borders UK.

Engineers Without Borders UK is committed to selecting candidates for employment based on aptitude and ability, irrespective of gender, race, ethnic origin, disability, nationality, sexuality, religion or belief, marital status or social class.

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Trustee: Role Description and Person Specification