General Trustee of British Society of Soil Science

Application start and end date: 
2nd October 2018 to 31st December 2018
Salary/benefits: 
This is a voluntary post with no salary Expenses are payable when conducting business on behalf of the Society
Country: 
United Kingdom
Description: 

It's an exciting time for the British Society of Soil Science as we begin the four year journey towards organising and hosting the 2022 World Congress of Soil Science in Glasgow. 

The current Board consists of 8 Trustees and this position would be in addition to the roles that already exist. 

Trustees ensure that the Society;

  • uses its resources to pursue its objects,
  • complies with its governing documents, 
  • is financially sustainable, protecting and managing assets and investments
  • appoint the Executive Officer and monitor his/her performance

Trustees are expected to attend a minimum of 2 face to face Board meetings per year (interim audio conference calls are also used at times) and it is anticipated that approximately 20 days per year will be required in carryimg out the role.

A job specification can be downloaded here

If you would like to register an interest then please contact the President in the first instance stating what skills you could bring to the existing Board of Trustees