£20,000 per annum
Enterprise M3 is a successful Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) working across west Surrey and most of Hampshire. It is a globally competitive region with a wide range of innovative, high tech and knowledge-based businesses, including high value sectors such as aerospace, space, digital, and life sciences. The region includes a population of 1.5 million people, many vibrant towns, a rich natural environment, five universities, two county councils and 13 district authorities, and generated £62 billion GDP for the UK economy in 2019-20. Our new Chair will be appointed in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, and will play a vital role in helping to ensure that our economy recovers and renews itself for the years to come.
The Chair will be a key ambassador for this successful region. As Chair you will represent Enterprise M3 at public events, and in high level negotiations with key influencers across the business, government and non-profit sectors. You will lead and inspire our highly effective and diverse Board, and work closely with our Chief Executive to set our future direction and priorities.
The suitable candidate will have a considerable profile and reputation as an outstanding business leader. You will be able to demonstrate a strong understanding of and passion for business and promoting business success, with an existing network of business relationships in the Enterprise M3 region, and the ability to broker new partnerships across the private, public and non-profit sectors.
Candidates must live or work in the Enterprise M3 LEP area.
Remuneration for this Chair role is offered at £20,000 per annum with a time commitment of four days per month, which can normally be arranged around your availability. The appointment will be for a three year term. We strive to achieve diversity at all levels within Enterprise M3; we welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith or disability.
The closing date for applications is midday, Monday 8th March 2021.
For a confidential discussion please call our retained consultants Green Park Interim and Executive Search and ask for Andrea Trainer or Miles Mackie on 0207 399 3991.
Further information and how to apply can be found on the Enterprise M3 microsite: https://search.green-park.co.uk/enterprisem3-chair/welcome/