Non-Executive Board member, you will share responsibility for:
provide an independent
perspective and assurance, including advice to the Minister, on the capability
of LocatED. Provide independent support, guidance and challenge on the progress
and implementation of the business plan.
Strategy: constructively challenge and contribute to
the development of strategy and business planning, including the setting and
development of key objectives and targets.
Performance: scrutinise the performance of the
organisation in meeting agreed goals and objectives, and monitor the reporting
of performance, including financial targets and efficiency goals.
Controls: ensuring that LocatED has proper internal controls, systems and
processes in place to safeguard the use of public funds and manage risk.
Governance: satisfy themselves that governance, and risk
management systems are effective and capable of delivering relevant, accurate and
timely management and financial information to the Board.
People: in consultation with the Department, set performance objectives and
linked remuneration terms for the chief executive, which give due weight to the
proper management and use of public resources.
Vision: Promoting and protecting LocatED’s position,
values, mission, vision, integrity, image and reputation.
As Chair of
the Board, you have additional responsibilities.
the Board’s strategy
that the Board, in reaching decisions, takes proper account of guidance
provided by the responsible minister or the Department
the efficient and effective use of staff and other resources
high standards of regularity and propriety
the views of the Board to the general public
that the work of the Board and its members is regularly reviewed and appraised
and that they are working effectively
that Board members are fully briefed on terms of appointment, duties, rights
and skills you will bring to the role
commitment to exercising impartial and independent judgement, drawing sound
conclusions that differentiate and weigh up competing arguments that are
capable of justification under close scrutiny.
leadership experience in the private, public or voluntary sectors, including a
demonstrable ability to chair the Board and provide effective challenge and
support to the organisation.
relationship building skills, with the ability to command respect, build
networks quickly and work with and through others to achieve objectives.
standards of integrity, commitment to public service values, and an
understanding of the principles and practices of corporate governance.