LEP Board Vacancies

Local Enterprise Partnerships are tasked with increasing local economic growth and productivity throughout England. To achieve that they depend on the quality and strategic direction of their executive boards, led by a senior business chair, supported by local leaders from business, local councils, and universities.  All roles are voluntary.

LEP Boards are keen to receive more applications from the BAME community, disabled leaders, and from women leaders. If you’d like to get an idea of what the role might involve, take a look at what a recent recruit, businesswoman Sara Uzzell, says about her experience on the board of the Dorset LEP.  This page features all of our current LEP Board vacancies – so keep an eye on it.

 

The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority (CPCA) is looking for volunteer members to become part of the Business Board. The Business Board will enable significant economic growth in the region by providing visionary leadership and challenge to the CPCA, Government and partners. We are looking for people with the right skills, abilities and talents to help deliver our vision for the future.  The Business Board is advising the Combined Authority on its development of the 2030 Ambition, ensuring the area becomes a leading place in the world to live, learn and work. The Board gives commerce a strong voice in strategy development whilst always ensuring that decisions are taken in the best interests for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.

Successful candidates must inspire confidence in the local business community and within Local Government with have strong networking experience. We are interested in applications from entrepreneurs and SMEs.  We are keen to build a diverse Board that is representative of our community, and we are dedicated to supporting a fully inclusive culture and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith or disability. Click here for more information and to submit an application.

 

The new Hull and East Yorkshire Local Enterprise Partnership (HEY LEP) is looking for experienced and committed leaders from the business and other sectors of the community to join its Board and drive forward economic prosperity in the region.

As a founder member of the new Board, you will help lead the strategic direction of the LEP, shaping future priorities, developing partnerships and securing investment from both public and private sectors.  If you are passionate about improving our region’s economy and believe everyone should have an equal opportunity to reach their potential, we are keen to hear from you.  You will be joining the organisation at a time of great transformation with new opportunities and challenges, as the new HEY LEP officially starts on 1st April 2021.  This is undoubtedly a difficult time for businesses and all organisations, which serve the economy of the region, as they continue to navigate the Covid-19 pandemic recovery and your role will be to help support the region’s varied economic sectors through this national and regional crisis.

Click here for more information.  The deadline for applications is 1st March 2021.

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