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Mayoral Appointments to Board Members - London Legacy Development Corporation

Posted 17 days ago

  • Expiry Date: 02 July 2021
  • Job Ref: AT10796

Mayoral Appointments to Board Members, London Legacy Development Corporation

The London Legacy Development Corporation has a clear mission and purpose, to use the opportunity of the London 2012 Games and the creation of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park to change the lives of people in East London and drive growth and investment in London and the UK, by developing an inspiring and innovative place where people want to live, work and visit.

The LLDC Board is responsible for setting the strategic direction and overall policy within a framework set by the Mayor of London, providing leadership, support, oversight, scrutiny, performance monitoring and corporate governance to the organisation.  The Board’s challenge role is an essential part of the LLDC’s governance of major capital and revenue budgets.

As an experienced Board level individual, you will have a proven understanding of the history, successes and future challenges facing the London Legacy Development Corporation.   Your interest and passion in this opportunity to join the Board will help to shape economic growth strategy and urban place making in this new metropolitan heart of London.   Your contributions will help catalyse growth and attract inward investment to a cluster of places around Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, including the opportunities that come as a result of the development of East Bank – the largest and most ambitious cultural and education district in a generation. As a member of our Board, you will play a pivotal role in creating an attractive and inspiring place to live in addition to improving the life chances for people in and around the Park.

We welcome applications from board-level candidates with a broad range of backgrounds, in particular we are looking for three individuals with deep expertise in finance and audit, sports, and large venue management. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential, together with a commitment to diversity and equality, public service values and the principles of public life.

Board members receive an annual remuneration of £14,000 with an anticipated time commitment of two-three days per month.

London's diversity is its biggest asset and we strive to reflect London's diversity in all Board appointments. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith or disability.

Green Park is a chosen partner for this appointment and will be managing the response. For more information about the roles and how to apply please visit: https://search.green-park.co.uk/lldc-board/welcome/

The closing date for applications is Friday 02 July 11:59pm GMT