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The HMS Victory Preservation Company is looking to appoint two new trustees:
HMS Victory is an icon. A unique symbol of national and, specifically, maritime history she is undergoing a major period of conservation and stabilisation. The means by which she is supported in her dock has recently been completely replaced. Significant new facilities have been opened to enable more of the ship to be experienced by visitors and researchers; and to explain her extraordinary history. The next phase of her conservation and presentation is no less challenging and will require equally visionary management and groundbreaking methodologies.
If you have an ambition to contribute to such a rewarding venture, have the vision to help set its future direction, relish handling complexity and delivering change, and possess the leadership qualities to help us achieve this we want to hear from you.
We would equally welcome those with experience of trusteeship and those new to the field. We would support any development required to assist you in your role. We expect all trustees to undertake a minimum of one day a year in relevant development.
Role Specific Essential Criteria:
Experience with managing the investment of substantial amounts in a variety of funds with consideration to costs and the restrictions and reputational risks to charities.
Has worked on or studied historic ships and understands the importance of maintaining such national treasures. Understands the complexities of the ships' preservations and associated restrictions. Has worked in conservation and understands policies and resources to maintain historic artefacts.
Desirable Criteria We are looking for candidates who can demonstrate at least two of the following desirable criteria:
All candidates are expected to share HMS Victory Preservation Company's commitment to diversity, equality and inclusion. We are a forward thinking Board of Trustees and we very much welcome interest from those who are looking for their first non-executive role and from those who can add further to the diversity of the Trustee Board.
How to apply
Questions and completed applications should be sent to: . The closing date is the 19 th September 2021.
HMS Victory Preservation Company Trustees are not subject to Ministerial appointment, however, the appointments process will be conducted under the Governance Code on Public Appointments. The Seven Principles of Public Life (the Nolan Principles) defines the ethical standards expected of the HMS Victory Preservation Company Trustees and Committee Members.
HMS Victory Preservation Company promotes an equal opportunities policy. It recognises and embraces the benefits of having a diverse board and sees increasing diversity at board level as an essential element of maintaining effectiveness and balanced decision making. Appointments are made on merit, following a fair and transparent process. The appointment is not remunerated but reasonable expenses will be paid.
Trustees are appointed for an initial term of five years, with the opportunity to extend for a further term subject to appropriate reviews and satisfactory performance.
Applications will be shortlisted with those on the shortlist expected to attend interviews in Portsmouth, likely to be on 7 th October 2021. Candidates may be asked to make a short presentation, details of which will be provided on shortlisting. The interview panel will consist of members of the HMS Victory Preservation Company with the Director General in attendance.
There may be an opportunity for candidates unsuccessful for these roles, to be appointed to NMRN subsidiary Boards and committees. Please indicate on your application if this is something you would be interested in.
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