Join the ALARM Board

Monday 1 April 2019

ALARM is currently seeking nominations for the Board of Directors

Are you passionate about helping ALARM develop and grow as the UK's premier public service risk management association?

This is a challenging and exciting time in public service risk management, so if you really want to make a positive difference to your profession please nominate yourself to join our Board of Directors. There are three 3 year vacancies.

What are we looking for in a Board Director?
We're looking for enthusiastic, financially literate team players, able to work at a strategic level, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. You will be committed to ALARM's ideals and have a broad knowledge of risk and insurance.

You will also have experience of developing business plans and project management, as well as the ability to complete tasks within agreed timeframes. 

What will you be doing as a Board Director?

  • Playing a vital role in the strategic leadership of ALARM, helping the Board fulfil its legal and financial responsibilities in its stewardship of the organisation. 
  • Attending five/six Board meetings in person per year, the occasional strategic planning away day and the ALARM Conference. There may also be some telephone conference that you will be expected to lead or participate in.
  • Contributing to one of the focus groups aimed at delivering professional events and publications for members.
  • Promoting and publicising ALARM to a wide variety of audiences.  

What commitment is required?
Board Directors generally have to give their own time, or time with the permission of their employers, to carry out their duties. Nominees should note these requirements and ensure that they have the commitment and capacity to meet this, and also the support of their employing organisation. 

Board Directors are all volunteers and as such do not receive any remuneration for their time and commitment, although reasonable travel expenses are paid to enable them to carry out their Board duties. 

What are the benefits of being a Board Director?
Membership of the Board will provide you with unique personal development opportunities which may not be available to you within your employing organisation. In addition, you will gain from training and development opportunities organised to enhance the effectiveness of the Board. 

Eligibility
To be eligible to stand for election you must be a full, voting member of ALARM. 

Nominations should be endorsed by two full members of ALARM and be submitted by 17:00 on Wednesday 8 May.

Download the nomination form

Contact us
If you have any questions or would like to discuss this further, please contact Peter Andrews, Company Secretary

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