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Job Post Information* : Posted Date 3 days ago(21/02/2024 09:17)
    Board Member Appointment: Appointment of a Member of the Cairngorms National Park Authority Board   The appointment is for four years and takes effect from 1 May 2024   Scottish Ministers are looking to appoint a new Member of the Cairngorms National Park Authority (CNPA) Board.   We value very highly the benefits of having different experience and points of view on our Boards and we are keen that people from all walks of life apply for public appointments.  Scottish Ministers particularly welcome applications from women, disabled people, LGBT+ people, people from ethnic minority communities and people aged under 50.   If you have a disability and require an adjustment at any stage of the public appointments process, please get in touch with the Scottish Government, Public Appointments Team on 0300 244 1898 or by email at public.appointments@gov.scot.   Cairngorms National Park Authority Scotland’s National Parks were established by the National Parks (Scotland) Act 2000 to safeguard areas of outstanding and diverse landscapes, habitats and communities.  They do this by working to co-ordinate the delivery of four main statutory aims: - to conserve and enhance the natural and cultural heritage of the area; - to promote the sustainable use of the natural resources of the area; - to promote understanding and enjoyment (including enjoyment in the form of recreation) of the special qualities of the area by the public; and - to promote sustainable economic and social development of the area’s communities.   This can mean being involved in developing key strategic documents such as: - the National Park Partnership Plan, which sets out our priorities for the Park’s development in association with partner organisations over a five year period; - the Local Development Plan, which guides all future development and the use of land.  It acts as a strong catalyst for change and improvement in the area, shaping the environment of the National Park; and - the Cairngorms Nature Action Plan or the Active Cairngorms Action Plan.   The Parks have statutory planning functions, and the Board makes planning decisions based on the Local Development Plan.  An example of this is the development of the new Cairn distillery outside Grantown on Spey.   Board Member Role The board members of the CNPA have a key role in ensuring that both the natural environment and the local communities in our Park are cared for and sustained for current and future generations to enjoy.  Board members are required to:   - contribute to setting the strategic direction of the National Park Authority in a way which reflects Scottish Ministers’ policies and priorities through the production and oversight of the strategic Corporate Plan; - approve and oversee delivery of annual operational and business plans, ensuring activity and resource plans deliver against Corporate Plan objectives; - set the design and strategic direction of major projects and programmes, for example the Cairngorms NPA Board has established the strategic direction of the Heritage Horizons – Cairngorms 2030 Programme, a collection of 20 projects putting the power to tackle the climate and nature crises in the hands of people who live, visit and work in the UK’s largest national park (see Heritage Horizons - Cairngorms 2030 - Cairngorms National Park Authority). The Board has previously approved the strategic direction of the Cairngorms Capercaillie Project; Tomintoul and Glenmore Landscape Partnership; Net Zero with Nature Strategy; and the Cairngorms Nature Strategy; - contribute to setting the vision and objectives for the National Park, through the preparation and oversight of key strategic documents, including the National Park Partnership Plans and Local Development Plans and key supporting work such as the Cairngorms Economic Development Strategy, Sustainable Tourism Action Plan and Tourism Infrastructure Plan; - take strategic lead in the direction of innovation around private finance investment in nature and climate projects; - add value to the work of the organisation’s staff through support and constructive challenge and advice in Board and Committee meetings, and other forms of joint working with staff, in particular the Board’s standing Sub-Committees covering Planning, Audit and Risk, Resources and Performance; - take collective responsibility for the Authority’s decisions at board and on planning, development control and other matters, including participating as required in formal decision processes in the planning committee or other committees; - act as champions for National Parks externally in dealings with the public and with national and local organisations; - take collective responsibility for the performance the organisation including developing and promoting the efficient and effective use of staff and other resources in accordance with the principles of Best Value; and - adhere to expected standards of conduct as set out in the Park Authority’s Code of Conduct under the terms of the Ethical Standards in Public Life etc (Scotland) 2000.   Further Information For further information about the Cairngorms National Park Authority and the role, please contact the Convener, Sandy Bremner, at SandyBremner@cairngorms.co.uk. You can also find more information at www.cairngorms.co.uk/.   Remuneration and time commitment Remuneration is £232.67 per day. Reasonable expenses incurred will be reimbursed. The appointment is non-pensionable.   The time commitment is between a minimum of 32 days and a maximum of 36 days per year. Further information on the time commitment is set out in the Applicant Information Pack.  
ID
2024-8299
# of Appointments
1
Remuneration
GBP £232.67/Per Day
Time Commitment
36 days per year
Public Body
Cairngorms National Park Authority
Locations UK-Various locations throughout Scotland
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(08/02/2024 14:55)
  Appointment of Members of the Board of the Scottish Children’s Reporter Administration   The Scottish Children’s Reporter Administration (SCRA) is a national body focused on children and young people whose wellbeing requires a level of compulsory intervention. SCRA has been operating since April 1996. We represent a safety net for vulnerable children and young people. Our focus is on meeting the needs of the individuals involved, respecting and upholding their rights, and helping to build stronger families and safer communities. One of the children's hearings most important principles is that children, regardless of their needs or reason for being referred, are treated as children first and foremost. You can find out more about our work on our website - www.scra.gov.uk Remuneration and time commitment   Members of the Board receive £190.99 per day. Expenses incurred as a result of carrying out the duties of the appointment, including reasonable travel and subsistence costs and dependant carer and childcare expenses, will be reimbursed.   The appointment is non-pensionable.   Members of the Board are expected to devote 1.5 days per month to the role. Given the nature of a non-executive role, the time commitment will vary from week to week or month to month. It involves a mix of activities, including preparing for and attending Board meetings and undertaking other duties and responsibilities, such as engaging with stakeholders and occasionally attending events.  
ID
2024-8200
# of Appointments
2
Remuneration
GBP £190.99/Per Day
Time Commitment
1.5 days per month
Public Body
Scottish Children's Reporter Administration (SCRA)
Locations UK-Various locations throughout Scotland
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(08/02/2024 14:48)
    Appointment of Chair to the Scottish Children’s Reporter Administration   The Scottish Children’s Reporter Administration (SCRA) is a national body focused on children and young people whose wellbeing requires a level of compulsory intervention. SCRA has been operating since April 1996. We represent a safety net for vulnerable children and young people. Our focus is on meeting the needs of the individuals involved, respecting and upholding their rights, and helping to build stronger families and safer communities. One of the children's hearings most important principles is that children, regardless of their needs or reason for being referred, are treated as children first and foremost. You can find out more about our work on our website - www.scra.gov.uk   Remuneration and time commitment   The Chairing member of the Board receives £225.92 per day. Expenses incurred as a result of carrying out the duties of the appointment, including reasonable travel and subsistence costs and dependant carer and childcare expenses, will be reimbursed.   The appointment is non-pensionable.   The Chairing Member of the Board is expected to devote 8 days per month to the role. Given the nature of a non-executive role, the time commitment will vary from week to week or month to month. It involves a mix of activities, including preparing for and chairing Board meetings and undertaking other duties and responsibilities, such as engaging with stakeholders and occasionally attending events.  
ID
2024-8198
# of Appointments
1
Remuneration
GBP £225.92/Per Day
Time Commitment
8 days per month
Public Body
Scottish Children's Reporter Administration (SCRA)
Locations UK-Various locations throughout Scotland
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 3 weeks ago(05/02/2024 14:36)
  Appointment of Chair to sportscotland   Do you believe that sport can change lives? Then why not take a step to changing your own life and join the sportscotland board as the new Chair.   The benefits of sport are immense. It keeps people active, supports health and wellbeing, and helps develop knowledge and skills. It also helps strengthen our communities and contributes to Scotland’s economy.   As Chair of the Board, you can help everyone in Scotland enjoy these benefits.   sportscotland is the national agency for sport in Scotland. Our vision is an active Scotland where everyone benefits from sport. In an active Scotland we will all find ways to be physically active every day. Keeping moving at home and at work. Taking an active approach to getting around. Choosing to be active in our leisure time. More of us will take part in sport because we see it being relevant to our lives. Being involved in ways that suit us. Meeting fewer barriers. Feeling more included. We will all experience more of the benefits of sport. For some of us, by taking part. For others, through our communities. To help us deliver the many benefits of sport to everyone in Scotland, we’re guided by six key principles: - Inclusive - Accountable - Responsive - Person-centred - Collaborative - World class The Chair is a high-profile role and the successful applicant will be required to represent sportscotland as a credible and influential voice. We particularly welcome applications from women, LGBT+ people, young people, people with disabilities and those from minority ethnic communities.   Applicants will wish to be aware that we are operating a guaranteed interview scheme for applicants with disabilities. For further information, please see the applicant information pack.    Here, the current Chair, Mel Young, tells you more about what the role involves.   If you are interested in discussing this appointment further, please contact Laura Cook who will arrange a telephone call with the sportscotland Chair Mel Young. Laura’s telephone number is 07919 595414 or email laura.cook@sportscotland.org.uk  
ID
2024-8173
# of Appointments
1
Remuneration
GBP £254.84/Per Day
Time Commitment
Up to 78 days per year
Public Body
sportScotland