Opening For Trustees to the Board : Edinburgh

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Opening For Trustees to the Board : Edinburgh

 Essential Skills, Knowledge and Understanding
Candidates for the Science and Research appointment must be able to demonstrate:
• expertise in a relevant area of plant and biodiversity-related science; and
• evidence of hands-on research that demonstrates proficiency and an understanding of how science contributes to achieving national or international conservation strategies and programmes.
Candidates for the Business and Capital Development appointment must be able to demonstrate:
• knowledge and experience of growing a significant and profitable commercial venture; and
• experience in the successful development and implementation of major capital projects.
All candidates must be able to demonstrate:
• an understanding of the financial workings of a public sector body;
• an awareness of the importance of fundraising in a charitable context and how philanthropy relates to this facet of income generation;
• experience of corporate governance and modern risk management processes; and
• an understanding of the importance of the role of botanic gardens and have the ability to demonstrate empathy with the mission, strategic aims and values of the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.
For an application pack and full details please visit The closing date for applications is Wednesday, 17 September 2014.
Scottish Ministers welcome applications from groups currently under-represented on Scotland’s public bodies, such as women, disabled people and people aged under 50.
Appointed on merit; committed to diversity and equality
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