Arts Council of Wales | Independent Audit & Risk Assurance Committee Member

Independent Audit & Risk Assurance Committee Member

22 Nov 2018

Three year term initially
The position is unpaid, although we pay reasonable travel and subsistence expenses
Committee meetings are usually held in Cardiff Bay

We are looking for a new independent member to join our Audit & Risk Assurance Committee.

The Committee has responsibility for oversight of our governance framework, both of our own organisation, and in support of monitoring our investment in the portfolio of revenue funded Arts Portfolio organisations. We are currently looking to expand our expertise on the Committee and would welcome applications from individuals with the following background and/or skills:

• Governance in the public sector and/or charity context
• Good knowledge of, or with a successful track record in, senior legal or audit roles
• Experience of organisations that distribute funding, including grant distributors, and from applicants with a sound understanding of the challenges faced by public or third sector organisations
• Senior managerial experience, preferably in the delivery of professional services in a particular sector which ultimately benefits the public of Wales
• First-hand experience of change management or HR would also be beneficial.

The successful applicants will need to demonstrate a willingness to attend and participate in committee meetings, and to support the Arts Council’s aims, values and objectives.

We work in both English and Welsh and fluency in Welsh (both written and spoken) is desirable but not essential for this role.

For further details about the role, please visit

Closing date: 12:00 midday on Thursday 22 November 2018
CVs, short cover letters (up to two sides of A4) and equal opportunities monitoring forms should be sent to

We operate an Equal Opportunities Recruitment Policy and welcome applications from all sections of the community in Welsh or English.

Ffurflen monitro cyfle cyfartla / Equal opportunities monitoring form

Cylch Gorchwyl / Terms of reference

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