Audit and risk committee member

Closing date 20 December 2022

Job title: Audit and risk committee member

Location/base: Flexible

About the role

The audit and risk committee is a delegated committee of the governing board of CIH.

The governing board is charged with the management of the business of CIH. This includes setting and driving the strategic direction of the organisation, setting priorities, ensuring performance and managing risk, accountability, viability and sustainability. 

In support of the trustees, two sub-committees of the governing board have been established to assist delivery of key business objectives. One of these is the audit and risk committee. With authority delegated by the governing board, its purpose is to consider matters of risk, accountability, compliance, and the effectiveness of CIH delivery. The audit and risk committee comprises a mix of trustees from the governing board and independent members.

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Committee member commitments

Remuneration: The role of an audit and risk committee member is not accompanied by any financial remuneration, although expenses for travel may be claimed

Location: Audit and risk committee meetings are usually held virtually. There may be the occasional need to travel to the Coventry office and other locations for meetings and events. CIH also has offices in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. 

Time commitment: The audit and risk committee has a minimum of three meetings a year. Time commitments will also include preparation for all meetings and the reading of audit and risk committee papers.

Term of office:  The term of office is three years, and the position is subject to the provisions of CIH’s Charter and Byelaws (addressing such matters as duties and powers, retirement and removal).

For an informal chat, please contact the CIH governance team.

To be considered for this position please forward your CV and a letter/email expressing your interest to governance by the closing date, Tuesday 20 December 2022. Interviews will be held mid-January 2023.

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