Non Executive Chairperson

Core Role

  • To ensure that the mission statement of Chichester Business Improvement District (BID) is adhered and strive to achieve its success
  • Chairperson of the Board:
    To chair Board Meetings and manage the governance process (company secretariat, government controls, legal compliance and best governance practice)
    b. To be a signatory and accountable for the business accounts (financial direction, controls and preparation of annual accounts)
  • To provide oversight in the BID3 Ballot process
  • To be the public face of the BID:
    Legal representative under company law
    b. PR and Comms: media interviews, In My View copy and backup, fronting meetings of levy payers and citizens, writing the introduction to the annual levy leaflet, making the Annual report to the AGM
  • BID liaison:
    To engage with BID Levy payers across all sectors, to chair the annual AGM and other Open Meetings of Chichester BID
    b. To attend regular meetings with Chichester District Council, Chichester City Council and West Sussex County Council, ChiBAC and other key stakeholders as required
  • To provide day to day management through Chair’s action, staff support and attendance at the weekly ops meeting:
    To engage with the management team regularly and stay well-informed in order to deal with relevant work-related issues; to manage and meet the BID Operations Manager as required
    b. To oversee HR management, best practice and compliance, payment of salaries

Person Specification
* An understanding of retail & commercial business, local authorities and the environment within the City of Chichester
* Good communication skills in order to represent the BID to various organisations, partners and individuals
* An understanding of both local and national Government, and the policies and strategies affecting and influencing the economy
* A basic understanding of the planning process
* Customer engagement experience and knowledge of the marketing mix and communications

* Previous governance experience as a Chairperson
* Up to 20 hours of volunteer weekly time available to service current issues within Chichester city centre and direct the BID appropriately
* Time management and organisation skills
* A management qualification or membership
* Experience of conflict resolution

Kiwi Recruitment values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and ability to perform the duties of the job.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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Job Information

Job Reference: BID 01
Salary From: £
Salary To: £
Job Industries: Not for Profit and Charities
Job Locations: Chichester, West Sussex
Job Types: Permanent

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Non Executive Chairperson