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Board of Directors- Director - Fife

Industry & Commerce - Finance Executive/Management
Ref: 2131 Date Posted: Friday 29 Sep 2017
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West Fife Enterprise Ltd

Board of Directors - Director


Want to help people change their lives? Do you have the drive, vision, experience and ambition to help people gain qualifications and employment?

West Fife Enterprise is a longstanding provider of employability skills and qualifications. During the last year the organisation has gone through a period of significant and transformational change and is now seeking to further develop its services for the unemployed in Fife.

West Fife Enterprise is seeking to recruit a number of Directors for our Board. We particularly welcome interest in the role of Director from those that have the following backgrounds:

  •          Finance
  •          Enterprise and entrepreneurship
  •          Community
  •          Health
  •          Fundraising
  •          Research and development

As a member of our Board of Directors, you will play a key role in developing our strategy and vision to help make West Fife Enterprise an organisation of excellence in delivering.

The Board meets four times a year with additional meetings of the Finance and Audit sub-committee held in-between.

This is an unpaid role however reasonable expenses will be paid for travel to meetings and agreed out of pocket expenditure.

If you would like additional information please contact: Simon Warr, General Manager e: t: 01383 881643

Organisation profile:

West Fife Enterprise has been making a difference to individuals from communities for over 30 years. Originally set up to relieve poverty in the hard-hit mining villages of West Fife, West Fife Enterprise has delivered skills and employability training across a range of sectors, helping hundreds of participants gain new skills, confidence, and sustained employment.

Currently, West Fife Enterprise focuses on employability through the delivery of Scottish Qualifications Authority / European Computer Driving Licence / British Safety Council qualifications; employability skills - including interview preparation, job searching and applications; and work experience placements with employers.

Application notes:

If you are interested and want to know more, or would like to arrange a visit before applying, please call Simon Warr, General Manager, on 01383 881364.

To apply please submit your CV and two references with a covering letter explaining why you would like to become a West Fife Enterprise Director, and what you could bring to the role.

Applications must be received on or before Monday 16th  October 2017 . Applicants will be asked to meet with the Board on 23rd October.

Please note - all applicants will be required to sign a declaration before their appointment to confirm they are not disqualified from acting as a charity trustee.

Email:  Information requests and applications should be e-mailed to:

Post to:  Simon Warr, General Manager, West Fife Enterprise Ltd, Forthview Learning Centre, Forthview Industrial Estate, Newmills, Fife, KY12 8TL

West Fife Enterprise Ltd. is a company limited by guarantee, with charitable status

Scottish Charity Number SCO17704

Company SC131467