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Independent Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee

London, Greater London (On-site)
Unpaid role, expenses paid
Job description

Coin Street is a social enterprise located on London’s iconic Southbank – and established in 1984 – its 13-acre site is at the heart of a thriving neighbourhood with co-operative homes, parks and gardens, shops and design studios, galleries, restaurants, a family and children’s centre, sports pitches, and a range of community programmes and activities. 

Coin Street is overseen by three independent organisations working together: Coin Street Community Builders (CSCB), Coin Street Secondary Housing Co-operative (CSS) and Coin Street Centre Trust (CSCT). These organisations are governed by voluntary boards, made up of members from the local community and experts from the sectors in which they work. All three organisations are served by a single staff team, employed by CSCB. Coin Street’s vision is one where diverse groups of people come together to live, work and play. They generate around 75% of their income from commercial activities and then reinvest the majority of those funds back into their community.

Coin Street
Independent Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee
Unremunerated (expenses covered)
Time commitment – 5/6 days per year
SE1, London

The Audit and Risk Committee is a newly constituted committee contributing to the overall delivery of the shared strategic objectives of the Coin Street ‘group’ boards being CSCB, CSCT and CSS. It will do this by providing oversight and assurance to the boards on the adequacy of governance, risk management and internal control processes.

For this Independent Chair role, we are looking for individuals who bring the following skills/experience;

  • Experience of chairing meetings.
  • In depth experience of risk monitoring and management.
  • Knowledge of auditing and relationships with auditors.
  • Understanding of charity and housing governance.
  • Commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion.

For further information on this opportunity, please view the dedicated micro-site by clicking apply and viewing the application pack on the Prospectus website.

Deadline for applications – 23 June
Interviews with Prospectus – 26 June – 3 July
Final interviews with Coin Street – w/c 8 July

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Prospectus View profile Company size Size: 101 - 500
Posted on: 24 May 2024
Closing date: 23 June 2024 at 16:48
Job ref: 188423
Tags: Senior Management, Governance