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Current job vacancies with ESS

There are currently the following vacancies at ESS.

Head of Corporate Services and Communications (C2)

The Head of Corporate Services and Communications role is responsible for leading and developing the corporate services and communications functions within ESS. The role includes supporting the ESS board, is responsible for corporate planning and reporting and will lead a team of 6 staff.

This is a key leadership role, as part of the ESS Executive Team, helping to guide ESS’ development, operation and approach to implementation of its strategic plan. The role reports directly to the Chief Executive.

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Audit and Risk Committee - Co-opted member

As a co-opted member of the Audit and Risk Committee, you will join the current Committee Chair, Marie Fallon, and Committee Member, Dr Richard Dixon, both of whom are members of the Board of ESS. You may join a committee of four in total, if we choose to appoint two co-opted members from a strong field.

Together as a Committee, you will advise the Board and the Chief Executive who also has the technical role of ‘Accountable Officer’ on risk management, internal control and governance, as well as accounting policies and audit. These are areas which will be important in ensuring that ESS is effective, resilient and operating to high governance standards – which will in turn help ensure that its investigations are taken seriously.

We expect the co-opted member(s) to commit to attending meetings, participate in additional board and committee activities where required, and take a keen interest in both their own and the organisation’s development.

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