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Charity Trustee with Legal and/or HR expertise

Brain Tumour Ireland are seeking a Charity trustee with a Legal and/or HR background. If you have experience in this area and want to play a key role in raising awareness of brain tumours, and advocate for Ireland to be a world leader in brain tumour research, diagnosis, treatment and care we’re keen to hear from you.

General Trustee duties of a Charity Trustee

  • Comply with the Charity’s governing document
  • Ensuring charity is complying with its charitable purpose for the public benefit
  • Acting in the best interest of the charity
  • Act with Reasonable Care and Skill
  • Manage the assets of your charity

Responsibilities of a Legal and/or HR Charity Trustee include the following:

  • Inputting to the strategic direction, contributing with insight, oversight, and experience of strategy formulation in other sectors.
  • Act as Legal Counsel, assisting on legal aspects of the organisation and pertaining to best practice
  • Assist with the creation of strategic plans which will comply with current legislation and practice

Desirable skills

  • A Qualified Solicitor or Barrister with at least 2 years’ experience. Expertise in areas such as Employment and Commercial Law would be an advantage.
  • Experience in HR in a commercial and charity organisation.
  • An understanding of and commitment to our mission and values
  • Commitment to highest levels of corporate governance

It is our intention that the appointee will also have a role in supporting/line managing the part-time member of staff. 

Board Meetings:

There will be four Quarterly Board meetings a year. Board meetings are normally held in Dublin, the Board are currently meeting online given current circumstances.

Charity Trustee with Legal and/or HR expertise

Published on 25.11.2020