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We are looking for individuals who share Northumbria’s Vision and have the motivation, commitment and ambition to help shape Northumbria’s future. Successful candidates will bring a range of additional skills, expertise and experience to our Board. 

We are particularly interested in hearing from innovative and dynamic individuals from diverse backgrounds who are passionate about the transformative power of education and research. We are looking for individuals who have demonstrable senior executive and/or non-executive experience in one or more of these fields:

  • financial strategy, reporting and auditing (qualified accountant or auditor with FCA and FCMA or equivalent professional standing);
  • external financing strategies and models, including experience around raising bank loan, equity, or other non-traditional funding;
  • organisational change and transformation;
  • innovation, enterprise and income development and diversification
  • technological transformation and digital disruption;
  • strategic risk, ethics, assurance and social responsibility;
  • senior level leadership of a Higher Education provider or an education sector body (e.g. regulatory, funding or representative) in the UK or overseas.

Further details about the responsibilities and expectations of this role can be found in the Role Description.  

If you are interested in the opportunity and would like an informal discussion or wish to make an application, please contact our Executive Search partner Perret Laver on +44 (0)20 7340 6200 in the first instance. Completed applications should be uploaded at quoting reference 4258.


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