Work at UK-Med

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Trustee (finance)

Salary: Unpaid volunteer role (reasonable expenses will be reimbursed for Board related work)
Commitment: 4 Board meetings per year, 4 meetings of Finance Sub-Committee per year, and other ad hoc work as required
Duration: Three-year term

UK-Med provides emergency healthcare support in times of crisis and humanitarian emergencies. We work with other agencies to coordinate the UK Emergency Medical Team (UKEMT) – a national programme deploying healthcare services to sudden onset disasters on behalf of the UK Government – as well as deploying independently or in collaboration with other humanitarian NGOs.

We are seeking a new trustee, with a strong interest in financial governance, to help our charity develop through a period of growth and change. You will become a member of both the Board of Trustees and Vice-Chair of the Finance Sub-Committee.

Our ideal candidate will have significant financial experience, whether gained through financial/accountancy roles or programme/general management. You will be effective at both operational and strategic levels and be a strong ambassador for the Charity. You will be working with a passionate, friendly and committed team located in Manchester, UK and have the opportunity to make a real impact through your contribution to our humanitarian work.

How to apply

Further information can be found at UK-Med Candidate Information Pack – Trustee – Feb 2019
To arrange an informal discussion about the post, in the first instance please contact

To apply, please submit a current CV and a supporting letter (around 2-pages) that includes:

  • Full contact details
  • Detail of where you saw this role advertised
  • The basis of your right to work/volunteer in the UK (e.g. British Citizenship, EU Citizenship or working visa)
  • A detailed explanation of your suitability for this post with specific reference to the essential criteria in the person specification

Applications must be submitted to no later than Sunday 2 March 2019.

Interviews will be held in Manchester during March/April 2019.

Please note, UK-Med can only accept applications from people with an existing legal right to work in the UK and we cannot sponsor visa applications.