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Independent Person

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Chettisham, Ely, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Apr 17, 2024

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Full Time
East Cambridge District Council have an exciting opportunity for an Independent Person to join their team.

Ely, Cambridgeshire (CB7 4EE)

£2,000 PA

Job Type: Permanent

Close Date: 6th May 2024

About Us:

East Cambridgeshire District Council is an ambitious and forward-thinking Council with a number of exciting initiatives and projects in the pipeline. The Council has two local authority trading companies, providing extra challenges and opportunities for the authority.

Independent Person - The Role:

For this role, the Council offers an allowance of £2,000 per annum plus expenses. The Audit Committee is expected to meet four times per year. Development sessions (usually online) and occasional other meetings are held outside this cycle.

The independent person will work alongside the elected councillors on the Committee and will have a critical role to play in ensuring that the Council has robust governance and systems in place. Amongst its roles the Audit Committee reviews the Authority’s financial affairs, risk management, internal control and corporate governance arrangements.

East Cambridgeshire District Council is committed to the highest standards of accountability and is seeking an independent person to serve on its Audit Committee in a drive to ensure that the Council meets this aspiration.

Independent Person - You:

- Experience in audit, risk management, performance management, and corporate and financial governance and controls

- Demonstrated ability to think strategically, analyse information, and question effectively

- Effective interpersonal skills and high standards of personal integrity

- Opportunity to gain insight into how the Council operates

Independent Person - Benefits:

In return, the Council offers a range of benefits including:

- Childcare scheme (in approved cases)

- Occupational health programme

- Training and development

- Holiday, sickness and salary pension scheme entitlement

Application Process:

The deadline for applications is the 6th of May 2024. Interviews will be held on the 14th of May 2024.

To submit your application for this exciting Independent Person opportunity, please click ‘Apply’ now.

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