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Vacancy: Diversity, Inclusion and Professional Conduct (DIPC) Co-opted Trustee Board

Applications are invited to fill a vacancy for a Co-opted Trustee to sit on the RES Trustee Board. They will oversee the Society’s work for its strategic priority ‘Improve Diversity, Inclusion and Professional Integrity in the Profession.’ They will act as a conduit between the Trustee Board and DIPC strand leads, ensuring information and feedback is communicated in both directions. They will attend and chair (as required) quarterly meetings of DIPC strand leads and the DIPC staff lead.

Further information on the role can be found on the Role Description.

Role responsibilities

Specific responsibilities of the DIPC trustee:

  • On behalf of the Trustee Board, oversee the Society’s work for its strategic priority ‘Improve Diversity, Inclusion and Professional Integrity in the Profession’
  • Act as a conduit between the Trustee Board and DIPC strand leads, ensuring information and feedback is communicated in both directions
  • Attend and chair (as required) quarterly meetings of DIPC strand leads and the DIPC staff lead
  • Work with assigned staff to ensure appropriate resources are allocated in line with Board approvals

Application process

Applicants should submit a current curriculum vitae and a covering letter setting out your experience and qualifications (if any) relevant to the role and your motivations for becoming a trustee of the Society to resoffice@res.org.uk. Applicants should ensure they meet the criteria to act as a charity trustee as set out by the Charity Commission.

The role is intended to begin in May 2024 for a term of three years. Applications should be sent by email to Liza Aberkane Barranco, Governance and Advocacy Officer: resoffice@res.org.uk by 29 February 2024.

DIPC Co-opted Trustee Board vacancy job description

Download the job description for more information about the role.