Trustee with Ophthalmology Background | Orbis

Trustee with Ophthalmology Background

We are seeking a practicing Ophthalmologist as a Trustee

Salary: Voluntary
Central London

As a Trustee for Orbis UK your role will involve:

  • Ensuring that Orbis UK is carrying out its purposes for the public benefit
  • Ensuring that Orbis UK is complying with its governing document and the law
  • Preparing for and attending board meetings and sub-committee meetings
  • Supporting the Orbis UK staff team
  • Attending occasional evening events

Trustee responsibilities:

  • Contribute actively to the Board of Trustees' role in giving strategic direction to Orbis UK, setting overall policy, defining goals, setting targets and evaluating performance
  • Ensure that Orbis UK complies with its governing document, charity law, company law and any other relevant legislation or regulations
  • Ensure that Orbis UK pursues its objects as defined in its governing document
  • Ensure that Orbis UK uses its resources exclusively in pursuance of its objects
  • Ensure that Orbis UK conducts its activities within a clear moral context
  • Safeguard the good name and values of Orbis UK
  • Ensure the financial stability and effective and efficient administration of Orbis UK
  • Oversee the management of Orbis UK’s assets ensuring the proper use of Orbis UK's funds
  • Appoint the Chief Executive and monitor his/her performance

Orbis is committed to promoting equality and diversity opportunities and we would particularly welcome applicants from people from underrepresented communities.

The Board meets four times a year usually in Central London. The position is voluntary and not remunerated, although reasonable expenses are paid. Trustees normally serve two three-year terms.

Application is via CV and covering letter to [email protected] or write to CEO, Orbis UK, 6th Floor, 10 Lower Thames Street, London, EC3R 6AF

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