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The Cavendish Consortium is seeking a Non-Executive Director

25th September, 2015 No Comments


Vacancy for Non-Executive Director role on the Cavendish Consortium Programme Board

Fixed 2 year term

Click here for pdf of vacancy details Vacancy ad NXD0915 Cavendish Consortium


Business Sector

Professional Services – business

Role sought

Non-Executive Director



Time commitment

Up to 3 days per month


£10k per annum

Turnover experience



Role description:

This is a fixed term appointment for two years to sit on the Cavendish Consortium Programme Board.  The Programme Board will comprise 10 board members.  There is currently one vacancy to fill.

Meetings are generally held in London, with some in Nottingham, and all meetings are for a full day. Time commitment, including research and meetings is on average 2-3 days per month.

The Programme Board oversees an £8m government contract to deliver business support services to new and growing businesses, and aims to create 3900 jobs in two years. The Board will look at financial delivery, contract compliance, quality and evaluation.

The successful applicant will have turnover experience of £2-£5m, and must demonstrate a minimum of 10 years board level experience.  Experience in the provision of government contracts; delivery of national schemes; and the business support industry is desirable.

Applicants must have no business connection with the Cavendish Consortium Ltd, or its Partners*.

The post is currently vacant.  The first meeting will be held in November 2015.



Please email [email protected] expressing your interest to join the Programme Board, together with a copy of your profile.  Reference:  NXD09/15

Closing date:  31st October 2015


‘Enterprise connected’

The Cavendish Consortium is a group made up of six of the largest enterprise agencies across England, together with the National Enterprise Network. Its partners are amongst the most prominent not-for-profit social enterprises in the country, each with over 30 years’ experience. The Consortium has a reputation for working closely with a variety of organisations from the private, public and third sectors to achieve excellent results in business enterprise.

* Partner organisations are: Bolton Business Ventures Ltd (BBV), Business West, Enterprise First, NBV Enterprise Solutions Ltd (NBV), Nwes Ltd, TEDCO Business Support Ltd, and the National Enterprise Network (NEN).  They are all longstanding members of the business support community and are respected for their independent and impartial advice and their impeccable probity.


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