Gas Industry Strategic Management Board Chair

The Strategic Management Board (SMB) is looking for an independent chair for an initial term of two years.

The chair’s role and responsibilities include:
• Agree agendas for SMB meetings with the Standard Setting Body
• Chair and facilitate quarterly meetings and any extraordinary meetings as and when they arise, ensuring and monitoring that decisions taken at meetings are implemented
• Ensure compliance with the terms of reference and governance procedures when ratifying recommendations from the Standards Consultation Forum
• Encourage participation from all members during meetings
• Bring impartiality and objectivity to decision-making
• Represent the SMB at functions and meetings where required
• Act as a spokesperson with key stakeholders.

The SMB ensures gas engineers are safe and competent by maintaining the Matters of Gas Safety assessment requirements, covered in the Nationally Accredited Certification Scheme (ACS) and other routes to Gas Safe registration. It also maintains training requirements, covered in the Standards of Training in Gas Work (IGEM IG/1) and associated IGEM training specifications.

The position is not remunerated.

Closing date for applications is 15 February 2023.

You can find out more about the role, its requirements and how to apply here.