New opportunity to join Career Connect’s Board as Chair of Audit & Risk

Date posted:
Tue 04 December 2018

Do you have a strong track record in financial management? Do you have experience in managing risk and of large and complex budgets? Are you fair and balanced decision-maker and chairperson?

If so, are you interested becoming one of our Trustees and supporting our charity as the Chair of our Audit and Risk Committee?

“Here at Career Connect, we are looking for an experienced professional with a robust commercial background and extensive financial experience, which is both recent and relevant, at a senior level to join our charity as both a Trustee and to take on the role of the Chair of our Audit and Risk Committee” said Deborah Shackleton, Chair of Career Connect Trustee Board.

“The position of Audit and Risk Chair will be of interest to those who are looking to use their executive experience and skills to support our mission of helping young people and adults secure skills and sustainable employment. You do not need to have previously been a trustee or non-executive director, although such experience would be valuable. You must be able to interpret complex financial data, to analyse financial statements and to demonstrate a high level of understanding and application of financial and risk management disciplines. If you have these skills, we’d like to hear from you.”

Career Connect is a North West based charity. Our mission is to help individuals realise their potential through well-informed career choices and practical actions to secure employment, education and training. Our principal areas of activity are in the Liverpool City Region and Greater Manchester; we also operate in Lancashire, Cheshire and Warrington.

To learn more about Career Connect and the role of the Chair and our Audit and Risk Committee, please click here

If you would like an informal discussion about the role, please contact Nikki Povall, PA to Chief Executive Team in the first instance on Tel: 0151 600 7710 / Email: For more information about our Board, please visit:

To apply for the position of Trustee & Chair of Audit and Risk Committee, please complete the Expression of Interest survey and upload your resume / CV identifying your skills and competencies for the role.

NB. Career Connect pay an honorarium of up to £3K depending on experience’