Trustee: People, Culture and Organisational Development

The role

NEBOSH is seeking a new Board member to support its world class ambitions ahead- a Trustee who will bring strong people, culture and organisational development experience combined with an aligned values base to contribute to the strategic direction of such a unique charitable organisation. Alongside this experience NEBOSH would also welcome applications from individuals with corporate health and safety experience.


  • Board credibility and experience (Executive, Trustee or NED) and the ability to participate on committees as required
  • Strong people, culture and organisational development experience
  • Commitment  to the values and mission of NEBOSH
  • Consensus oriented, whilst also having the confidence and conviction to challenge colleagues
  • The ability to differentiate between executive and non-executive responsibilities
  • Be strong advocates of diversity and inclusion across the organisation


  • Understanding of the external environment as it affects the delivery of NEBOSH
  • Experienced of UK based international growth from the charity sector
  • Experienced in corporate health and safety
  • An appreciation for strong governance and assurance including understanding of the regulatory and compliance requirements in the sector
  • Awareness of potential conflicts of interest and how these should be addressed.

Time commitment & remuneration:

  • NEBOSH holds 4 Board meetings per year. It is anticipated that the Trustee would spend 10 – 16 days each year engaged on actives for NEBOSH this may include participation on one committee (4 additional meetings a year)
  • The Trustee role is un-remunerated. Reasonable travel expenses will be paid

For a confidential discussion, please contact our retained advisers Jonathan Swain and Rebecca Jones of McLean Public.

To apply, please provide an up-to-date CV with a supporting statement of your credentials and suitability for the role by Friday 5th January 2024 at 12:00 noon. These can be emailed through to

  • CV
  • Supporting statement

Closing date for applications
Friday 5th January 2024

Longlist Meeting
18th January 2024

Initial interviews
22nd, 24th and 29th January 2024

Shortlist meeting
6th February 2024

Final panel interviews
29th February 2024

McLean Public is committed to inclusive recruitment practices. If there are any adjustments required to enable a more accessible experience, please do not hesitate to let us know.

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Closing date: 5th January 2024


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