Nene Park
Voluntary basis
Nene Park Trust’s charitable objective is: For the public benefit to provide parks and recreation grounds for the inhabitants of Peterborough and the surrounding region and for visitors with the object of improving the quality of life for such persons. The Trust’s vision is: To be the region’s favourite Park, providing a permanent haven for heritage and wildlife and a wide choice of recreational activities for the people of Peterborough and the wider community.

The role is to provide clear leadership to the Board, championing effective governance while also shaping and sustaining a high-quality and diverse non-executive team. As an ambassador for Nene Park, you will lead our relationships with senior local and national stakeholders and with those representing the broad range of sectors and communities we support. With a strong track record of strategic leadership in civil society, business, politics or public life, you will have the utmost credibility and integrity and will bring the high personal standing and influence required to lead a significant local organisation. You are likely to be an experienced chair who has a visible passion and commitment to our charity, our objectives and social and environmental impact.

Download the candidate brief to find out about the role.

To make an application, please click on the apply now button below, with the following prepared:

  • your CV (no more than three sides)
  • a supporting statement that sets out why you are interested in this appointment and the experiences and qualities you believe you can bring in order to be successful in post.

Please also tell us about any dates when you are not available for interview.

Closing date
Friday 28th August 2020

Screening discussions
w/c 14th September 2020

Agreement of the final shortlist
Final week of September 2020

Informal conversation with the CEO / outgoing Chair
Following agreement of the shortlist

Final panel interview event
By mid-October 2020