TPP Recruitment
Up to £0.00 per annum + Voluntary
Closing date
5 Feb 2022

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Trustees & Chair
Environment / Conservation
Part Time
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We are proud to be partnering with a leading climate change charity that enables people to take practical action and combines these local actions to inspire a more innovative approach to the climate issue at every level of society. Whether it be the world's first televised climate debate, connecting solar panels directly to railways, rolling out solar schools programme, campaigning for offshore wind or creating the worlds' first climate perks - employee benefits scheme. Anything is possible to combat and inspire climate action.

If you also have the desire to tackle the climate crisis this is a great opportunity to join their Board as a new Trustee. The Board currently comprises nine trustees with a range of expertise from campaigning, business, science, engineering and fundraising, they provide ongoing strategic direction, critical challenge and helping hands to ensure they continue to steer it's work with the size of impact the climate crisis demands.

They are specifically looking for a Trustee with a background and ability to advise in corporate sustainability, CSR or ESG and/or contacts.

Previous Board or charity experience is not necessary - full training will be provided, and you will be partnered with a mentor who will provide you with support and guidance in your trustee appointment, diversity of thought and lived experience is more important to their mission.
The time you'll need to dedicate is equivalent to one day a month, which comprises of four board meetings a year (two of which are held in the head office in Camden - two are held remotely) plus any necessary time to prepare, occasional contact in between meetings to attend to urgent issues, and ad-hoc time to attend events etc. Expenses are available to cover travel and any support that is required for childcare/care of any dependants. Possible are happy to discuss any other reasonable adjustments required. Appointments are made for a three-year fixed term, and this can be renewed.

It's important they represent diversity of thought, lived experience and wide social economics through their Board to impact their decision making. They welcome applications from every community and are particularly encouraging of applicants from minority ethnic groups and/or disabled people, candidates aged under 35 and/or candidates over the age of 65, and from people who can represent the views of people living in Scotland, Wales and the South West as they are currently under represented. They will not discriminate, ensuring that each candidate is assessed only in accordance with ability to perform the role.

UK Charity law stipulates that you must be 18 to act as a trustee.

To apply for this role, please either reply to this advert with an updated version of your CV or contact Lisa Ross or Matt Adams on or 0207 198 6060. In the first instance you will be sent an information pack with details about the role and recruitment process, but the team are on hand to answers any questions that you may have about the role, so please do get in touch if you want a confidential/informal discussion.

The closing date for applications is 9.00am 26th January 2022.

We want you to have every opportunity to demonstrate your skills, ability and potential; please contact us if you require any assistance or adjustment so that we can help with making the application process work for you.



TPP Recruitment is a specialist, highly respected and well-established UK-wide consultancy. Established as The Principle Partnership, our foundation of ethics and principles are still what make us TPP.

Our areas of expertise enable us to provide dedicated support to organisations across the following non-profit and public sector organisations:

Charitable | Educational | Health & Social Care | Professional Membership | Awarding Bodies | Cultural | Housing

Our team of committed consultants and support staff specialise in the following functional areas:

Education & Training | Finance, IT & Facilities | Fundraising & Development | Healthcare | Human Resources | Leadership & Governance | MarComms & Digital | Office & Specialist Support

TPP has connected organisations and candidates across the UK since 1996, from our head office in London.

We develop trusted, long-term relationships, supporting people with their careers and helping organisations achieve their purpose. A specialist recruitment partner for the non-profit and public sector, regarded as recruiters who do the right thing and exceed expectations. We also proudly provide a wide range of free value-added services, that educate and inform.

Our aim is that when you use TPP, our principles shine through in the service you receive.

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