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Humanimal Trust seeks new Trustee with a legal background

Humanimal Trust seeks new Trustee with a legal background

Closing Date
30 November 2021
Location
Guildford
Time Commitment
Bi-monthly meetings + ad hoc meetings

Join Humanimal Trust as a trustee or committee member and help improve the health of both humans and animals.

We have a number of exciting vacancies and wish to expand Board and committee skills, experience and diversity.

Humanimal Trust, founded in 2014, is a UK based charity with global reach, which drives collaboration between vets, doctors and researchers so that all humans and animals benefit from sustainable and equal medical progress, but not at the expense of an animal’s life. We want a world where both humans and animals have better opportunities to benefit equitably from medical progress because vets, doctors, nurses and researchers routinely collaborate and share. This is One Medicine. We are unique leaders and drivers of this vision in research, clinical environments and with the public.

Whether you are an experienced trustee or considering your first trustee/committee role, we would love to hear from you. Our ambition is to promote an inclusive environment and demonstrate our commitment to celebrate and promote diversity.We therefore particularly welcome applications from people with diverse identities, backgrounds and experiences.

Trustees:

We are especially looking for one or more of the following, with a view to filling 2-3 trustee roles:

  • Significant experience of charity governance, as a trustee or as a senior employee who has worked closely with charity Boards.
  • Legal background, particularly in Charity Law, probate, human or veterinary medicine and/or intellectual property.
  • Digital marketing and communications, particularly fundraising.
  • Volunteer recruitment, support and coordination.
  • Human medical/clinical practice.
  • Human or veterinary nursing.

Trustees are required to attend bimonthly evening Board meetings and an annual Away Day and occasional ad hoc meetings with the Chair of Trustees or senior staff.

Income Generation, Finance and Audit Committee

(Provides trustees and staff with opportunity, expertise and supplementary oversight in financial strategy, planning and management; income generation oversight and development; audit and risk)

We are particularly looking for the following with a view to filling 2-3 committee roles:

  • Digital marketing and communications, particularly fundraising
  • Broad direct fundraising experience, both strategic and tactical, across a range of income streams

IGFA Committee members are required to attend bimonthly evening meetings. and occasional ad hoc meetings with the Chair of Trustees, Treasurer or senior staff.

Science Committee

(Provides trustees with recommendations for funding of projects and assurance that projects proposed for funding meet Humanimal Trust requirements and standards). We are seeking to fill up to 4 roles. We are particularly looking for established experts in relevant fields of , human or animal health. This is likely to mean at least 8-10 years’ clinical/research experience in one or more of the following:

  • Orthopaedics
  • Neurology
  • Oncology
  • Infection control/antibiotic resistance
  • Regenerative medicine

Science Committee members are required to attend meetings that are scheduled according to funding calls and occasional ad hoc meetings with the Chair of Trustees or senior staff.

 

Please click here for application details.