ICNARC has an outstanding national and international reputation for clinical audit and clinical and health services research. We work to ensure critically ill patients receive the best possible care and outcome. We do this by providing information about the quality of care to those who work in critical care, policy makers, commissioners, regulators, patients and carers, through our national clinical audits and our clinical trials and health services research.
Our Board of Trustees is passionate about achieving the charity’s vision. We are seeking to appoint a new Chair to lead the Board in its role of governing the organisation’s work and setting ICNARC’s forward direction, to ensure it is best equipped to deliver and continues to evolve, change and adapt.
It’s an exciting time to be joining ICNARC as Chair. In 2019, we will launch our five-year strategy and celebrate 25 years of supporting improvements in how critical care is organised and practiced in the UK. We have ambitious plans to grow our portfolio of research, broaden our clinical audits functionally and geographically, and to transform our infrastructure and technology.
The Chair will hold the Board and Executive Team to account for ICNARC’s mission and vision, providing inclusive leadership to the Board of Trustees. The Chair will support the Director of Scientific and Strategic Development and Managing Director, ensure that the Board functions as a unit and work closely with the Executive Team to achieve agreed objectives.
We are looking to recruit a dynamic and respected leader, capable of winning the trust and support of diverse stakeholder groups. You will share our passion for improving the care and outcomes of the critically ill patient and be an enthusiastic and persuasive ambassador for ICNARC.
You will have extensive experience of operating at a senior strategic leadership level with a strong commercial acumen, excellent communication skills and a proven track record of collaborative leadership, alongside a thorough understanding of charity governance and experience of working with or as part of a non-executive board. You will share our passion for improving the care and outcomes of the critically ill patient and be an enthusiastic and persuasive ambassador for ICNARC.
For informal and confidential discussion about the position and ICNARC, please contact Prof Kathy Rowan, Director of Scientific and Strategic Development or Kerrie Gemmill, Managing Director on 020 7831 6878.
To apply, please submit your CV and a cover letter letting us know how you meet the requirements of this position to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing date: 18 September 2018 – with shortlisting for this role taking place as applications are received. We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a suitable candidate has been identified.
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