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Non-Executive Directors

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Remuneration:£325 per day 

Location:Edinburgh, City of 

Closing date:10 July 2018 at midnight 

Scottish Futures Trust

Appointment of 3 Non Executive Directors     

Up to 4 years fixed term from 1 January 2019

The Organisation

Scottish Futures Trust (SFT) is a company owned by the Scottish Government and was established in 2008 to improve value for money in infrastructure investment, principally via leveraging in additional investment through pursuing alternative funding sources. Working with partners across the public sector, we help to plan future infrastructure investment, deliver major capital programmes, deploy innovative financing approaches to build new infrastructure, and improve the management of existing assets.

SFT is operationally independent, bringing a professional approach and a focus on delivery, working to lead and liberate the talents and aspirations of a host of excellent people in public bodies and industry. It is a highly successful organisation delivering benefits and savings of £100m - £150m per annum, in line with the outcomes set by the Scottish Government.

Role Description

The board of the Scottish Futures Trust consists of a non-executive chairman, four non-executive directors (this will increase to five non-executive directors in January 2019) and SFT's chief executive.  The role of the board is to lead SFT in achievement of its aim of improving the efficiency and effectiveness of infrastructure investment and use in Scotland by working collaboratively with public bodies and industry, leading to better value for money and ultimately improved public services, while maintaining a clear focus on supporting long term inclusive and sustainable economic growth.

We are looking for three non-executive board members, who should:

* have Scottish public-sector experience or;

* have senior level experience gained in Scotland in a relevant sector, including House Building, Construction, Civil Engineering, Real Estate and Major Infrastructure or;

* have senior level experience gained in the wider UK or internationally in a relevant sector, including House Building, Construction, Civil Engineering, Real Estate and Major Infrastructure.

As a board member, you will be instrumental to our ongoing success.   The posts require experience of strategy development and implementation within a complex organisation, measurement of value for money and a managed approach to risk. 

The remuneration payable at the date of your appointment will be at the rate of £7,800 per annum for an average of up to of 2 days per month.

Closing date Tuesday 10th July 2018.

Application Information

An application pack and full details on this, and other public appointments, can be downloaded via the link below.

Scottish Ministers particularly welcome applications from groups currently under-represented on Scotland’s public bodies, such as women, disabled people, ethnic minorities and people aged under 50.

The public appointments process promotes, demonstrates and upholds equality of opportunity for all applicants.

Appointed on merit; committed to diversity and equality.


Application Information

Full details are in the applicant pack attached, however, if you would to discuss the role or have any questions, please contact Debbie Stewart at the Munro Group Limited on 0131 248 2471 or at debbie.stewart@munrogroupltd.com.

Completed applications should be sent to Debbie Stewart, Munro Group Limited Debbie.Stewart@munrogroupltd.com.

Additional Information

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