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TRUSTEE opportunities

Dundee Museum of Transport

The Board of Dundee Museum of Transport is seeking to appoint a new Chair and Treasurer, along with additional trustees to compliment existing board skills and support the ambitious project to create a permanent home for the museum.

We would encourage interest from those with experience in the finance, HR, facilities management and fundraising sectors, and are keen to widen diversity and grow our profile within the business community.  

 

Please see further details below. To apply for any of the roles advertised, please send a brief CV and covering letter summarising your skills and experience to Wendy Maltman at vicechair@dmoft.co.uk by February 28th. Wendy would also be happy to arrange an informal chat regarding any of the roles if required.

CHAIR

The Chair has overall responsibility for governance and strategic development, and is a figurehead for the organisation.

Skills required:

  • Strong leader

  • Effective communicator

  • Team worker

  • Effective delegation to Trustees

  • Strategic vision

  • Ability to work within the remit of the strategic vision document and to drive it forward

  • Effective Board meeting protocol

  • Strong understanding of DMofT’s constitution

  • Interest in transport or heritage would be an advantage, but not essential

  • Awareness of relevant external organisations

  • Responsibility to ensure key tasks are assigned if a Trustee position remains vacant

 

Desirable attributes:

  • Strong local network

  • Business experience and entrepreneurial skills

TReasurer

The Treasurer is responsible for budget control, financial recording and compliance, and ensuring robust financial processes are adhered to.
 

Skills required:

  • Experience in all aspects of budget management

  • Effective communicator

  • Team worker

  • Ability to work within the remit of the financial scope of the strategic vision document

  • Interest in transport or heritage would be an advantage, but not essential

The Treasurer is supported by a part-time book-keeper who oversees the day-to-day financial recording.

TRUSTEE opportunities

We would encourage interest from those with experience in the HR, facilities management and fundraising sectors.

 

Skills required

  • Effective communicator

  • Team worker

  • Interest in transport or heritage would be an advantage, but not essential
     

To apply for any of the roles advertised, please send a brief CV and covering letter summarising your skills and experience to Wendy Maltman at vicechair@dmoft.co.uk by February 28th. Wendy would  be happy to arrange an informal chat regarding any of the roles if required.

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