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Organisation: Radiology & Oncology Congresses
Job Title: Chair of Trustees
Location: Flexible, UK wide. Board meetings are held in London and York.

Are you a visionary leader with a passion for making a difference? Do you thrive on leading organisations towards success and ensuring long-term sustainability?

We are seeking an exceptional leader to serve as our chair of trustees, guiding us with passion, vision, and a commitment to ensuring the highest standards of governance. Your role will be pivotal in driving forward our mission to advance science and medical education through cutting-edge research, collaboration, and advocacy.

About us

Radiology & Oncology Congresses is a charity, the object of which is to advance education in radiology, oncology, and related sciences, particularly by the provision of congresses pertaining to the radiation sciences as applied to medicine and, the dissemination for the public benefit, of the useful results of reports of research arising from such congresses. The Charity was set up by three professional bodies (The College of Radiographers, the British Institute of Radiology, and the Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine) who each nominate two director trustees.

Radiology and Oncology Events Limited is the operating subsidiary of Radiology and Oncology Congresses that oversees the organisation of the United Kingdom Imaging & Oncology Congress which is held annually - UKIO.

Essential criteria:

  • A background as a successful and respected leader in a professional field relevant to the charities work. This might include radiology, therapeutic and diagnostic radiography, imaging and oncology, physics, or education with specialisms in imaging and oncology.
  • Knowledge of charity governance and an effective appreciation of the financial, legal, and operational responsibilities of a Board of Trustees.
  • An excellent and persuasive communicator, with strong influencing skills.
  • Demonstrate the highest ethical standards and personal integrity.
  • Have a warm collaborative attitude and natural curiosity, acting as a role model to fellow trustees, staff, and volunteers.
  • A commitment to the organisation and an interest in, and sympathy for, medical sciences.
  • Our commitment to diversity, equality and inclusion

We firmly believe that diversity is a catalyst for creativity and innovation, and as such, we are fully committed to fostering equality, diversity, and inclusion within our workforce and Boards. Our ultimate objective is to ensure that the composition of our Board of Trustees is representative of all sections of society. To achieve this, we actively encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds and communities to apply, with a particular focus on promoting participation from individuals of ethnically diverse backgrounds.

How to apply

To organise an informal telephone conversation to discuss the brief in further detail, please contact our retained consultants Will Worthington or Nicholas Rimikis at Morgan Hunt Executive.
0207 419 8921/ 07884 696 980

Closing date: Friday 19th April 2024 at 12pm.

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer. Job suitability is assessed on merit in accordance with the individual's skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.

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