Chair of the Trustee Board at ENSA

Updated: 16 days ago
Location: Edinburgh, SCOTLAND
Deadline: 05 Oct 2020

Chair of the Trustee Board at ENSA
reasonable receipted expenses will be refunded

Edinburgh Napier Students’ Association (ENSA) is recruiting an outstanding, experienced individual to undertake the role of Chair of the Board of Trustees. This is an exciting opportunity for an individual who has the strategic focus, governance understanding, leadership experience and time to support and develop a committed board through an interesting and challenging time for Higher Education, where innovation, collaboration and enthusiasm is key.


About ENSA and the role

ENSA represents the 14,000 Edinburgh Napier University students, with members from over 140 countries worldwide. ENSA’s vision is to constantly improve the student experience and help students achieve their full potential, with student representation and participation at its core. There will be considerable opportunity for the successful post holder to shape and enhance ENSA’s strategy and operational plan, working alongside its Trustee Board.

For more details about ENSA please click here

Who ENSA are looking for

The successful post holder will provide excellent, proactive and strategic leadership to ensure that it provides the right blend of support and challenge to the Senior Management Team. Trustees, under the overall leadership of the Chair, provide a strategic and oversight role, ensuring that we achieve our aims and objectives as defined in our governing documents, comply with all legal and contractual obligations, and manage our resources effectively and efficiently.


Please see here for the full ENSA recruitment pack which contains the role, person specification and information on the organisation in more detail.

How to apply

If you would like to apply, we would ask that you submit the following, to trustees@napierstudents.com

Closing date : 5pm on Sunday 11th October 2020.

Please note this is an organisation separate to Edinburgh Napier University.

• A cover letter (maximum two sides of A4) highlighting your experience, what you would bring to the role, and your motivation to join ENSA
• A CV showing your experience to date, outlining responsibilities and achievements when applicable.
• Contact details for two referees (at least one professional, including current employer). Referencing will not be conducted unless successful and will not be contacted without prior permission.

You can expect to receive a confirmation email to acknowledge receipt of your application. 

Shortlisted applicants will be  contacted by email by Monday 19th October and invited to an informal interview. It is expected that all  interviews will be held virtually, using a suitable technology platform. 

If you have any informal queries, these can also be addressed to trustees@napierstudents.com  


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