Programme/ Department: Governance and Secretariat
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Location: Overseas Development Institute
Closing Date: 22 March 2020
Evidence. Ideas. Change.
The Overseas Development Institute (ODI) is an independent, global think tank, working for a sustainable and peaceful world. ODI produces and promotes evidence and ideas through research and partnership to confront challenges, develop solutions and create change.
Established in 1960, ODI is a non-partisan, non-profit and evidence-driven think tank. With more than 240 staff and ODI Fellows in 30 countries globally, it exists to have real impact for those who need it most. ODI offers a distinctive mix of research, convening and communication power, which has made the organisation the leading think tank for humanitarian and international development issues in the UK for 60 years. As such, ODI works on a wide range of topics, across a variety of countries and regions: climate, environment and energy policy; conflict, risk and natural hazard-related disasters; economic development, finance and aid; governance, politics and justice; poverty, inequality and social policy; migration; women’s rights; digital transformation.
TRUSTEE ROLE: PURPOSE
ODI is looking to appoint new Trustees to join The Board and to support the Senior Leadership Team in leading the organisation and setting a new course for ODI building on the reflections generated in the course of the 60th anniversary year through research, think pieces and global convening.
As a member of the Board of Trustees you will have an important role in protecting ODI’s reputation and ensuring ODI is carrying out its charitable purpose.
HOW TO APPLY
If you are interested to become a Trustee, please download the appointment brief and write by Sunday 22 March 2020 to our Company Secretary, Felipe Silverio at email@example.com with:
Expressions of interests are reviewed by our Nominations Committee and feedback will be provided within 3 weeks of application. If you are shortlisted, you will be invited to an interview with the Committee.
If you have any enquires on any aspect of the appointment, please email Felipe Silverio at firstname.lastname@example.org