Opportunity for a new Wenta Board Member
Role: Non-Executive Board Member of Wenta (Volunteer Position)
Reporting to: Board
Application Requirements: Please submit a covering letter along with your CV to Ed Jordan: firstname.lastname@example.org by the 1st December 2018
Wenta are a leading enterprise agency with local grounding in Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire as well as an ever-increasing national presence digitally. Established for 35 years as a highly successful and entrepreneurial ‘not-for-profit’ Organisation, the offering is a diverse range of free business support services, provided for those who are thinking of starting a business, those that have recently started one up, as well as existing businesses. These services include free business start-up advice, training, events, workshops, as well as affordable business centre premises and facilities.
The Organisation embraces agility, harnessing new opportunities to grow and develop, enabling the business to help and support as many clients as possible with a multi-channel approach. Our goal is to help make business dreams a reality by providing people with the correct guidance and tools to be their own boss.
To support its expansion plans, Wenta are currently seeking a new Non-executive Directors to join our main Board. The Board currently meet quarterly around the established annual business cycle. Wenta are looking to recruit exceptionally talented, highly-motivated, and pro-active board members. This is a great opportunity to play a vital role in the Organisation, helping to lead and contribute towards the strategic direction of the business, add value to the governance, and support future growth and innovation.
Wenta has ambitious plans to improve its physical estate over a 5-10-year period. To achieve this, we are seeking the support of a socially minded property development professional, who would enjoy the challenge of creating the next generation of business centres that are interwoven with a range of Wenta advice services that are delivered across skills, innovation and enterprise.
Key Strategic Skills Requirements
The main Board is committed to increasing the diversity of its membership and would welcome applicants that would be representative of the wider community that Wenta supports.
Having some or all of following skills and experience would be beneficial:
- Direct experience of structuring, managing and delivering complex developments
- Scheme viability, financial modelling, and delivery mechanisms
- Joint ventures and public/private partnerships
- Working with voluntary and community sectors in regeneration
- Planning and development consulting
Wenta would also welcome applications for prospective Board Members who understand and support the company’s vision and feel that they could positively contribute to our vital work.