IT Trustee (unpaid role) local to Woking

IT Trustee (unpaid role) local to Woking

Trustee/Governor
J95935
At a glance

Skills

  • Database / CRM development
  • Digital and IT strategy
  • Digital Trustees
  • Project management / Product owner
  • SEO and analytics
  • Software and web development

Where

Woking, GU215HE
Mainly at home
Travel limit? 10-15 miles

Time

Mostly outside office hours Estimate of time needed:
1-3 hours / week
attendance at committee and board meetings quarterly

Deadline

30 May 2024

The IT Trustee is a new position and reflects our commitment to progress our IT infrastructure and digital processes.  You will provide strategic oversight of our exciting digital transformation programme. You will be local to Woking.

What will you be doing?

  The Role

 We are seeking a suitably qualified and experienced IT professional to join our Board of Trustees.  The role holder will provide strategic oversight and advise on our digital transformation programme and provide constructive challenge to our Senior Leadership Team and IT company. 

 Key Responsibilities

 LinkAble has refreshed its Mission, Vision and Values and created a 3 year Strategic Plan that focusses on organisational growth and development.   Key to our future sustainability is to improve the efficiency of our systems and processes.

  • Collaborate with the Senior Leadership Team to support the implementation of LinkAble's 3-year Strategic Plan, focusing on organisational growth and development.
  • Provide strategic guidance and oversight on IT infrastructure and digital transformation initiatives.
  • Evaluate and advise on the integration of various systems, including CRM, HR, and financial systems, to streamline processes and improve efficiency.
  • Ensure the security and GDPR compliance of digital systems, including the migration to cloud-based solutions.
  • Participate in Trustee meetings, Finance Committee sessions, and other relevant committees to contribute your expertise.

 You will provide expertise and experience from similar transformation projects to be able to question and discuss alternatives with our  IT support so the Board can be confident of the approach and make informed decisions.

Evening Trustee meetings are held about every 6 weeks (via Teams). Comprehensive Induction and training is provided, as is support from an experienced and knowledgeable trustee and staff team. The IT trustee will participate in our Finance Committee and other relevant Committees in addition to the Board Meetings. The time commitment is roughly 1-2 days a month. 

What are we looking for?

IT skills and ideally experience of digital transformation projects

What difference will you make?

LinkaAble’s Vision is of a world where people with a learning disability, autistic people and their families are empowered and supported to live life to the full.

 We support people with a learning disability and autistic people to create the life they want to live by providing opportunities that develop skills, confidence, and lasting friendships.

 As a member of the Board of Trustees you will: -

  • Provide strategic oversight and leadership, ensuring that LinkAble pursues its stated objectives through its vision and mission.
  • Ensure that LinkAble operates in accordance with the principles of good governance, complying with charity law, company law and any other relevant legislation or regulations.
  • Provide guidance and support as LinkAble seeks to grow to reach more customers in Woking and surrounding areas

This is a great opportunity to make the most of your time whether it be by contributing to your local community or building up your skills and experience to aid your future career. LinkAble makes a big difference in the lives of those we support – you will make a big difference to our charity.

Before you apply

Please let us know about your relevant qualifications and skills and why you are interested in being a Trustee for LinkAble.

Causes
  • Learning disabilities / difficulties
  • Organisation type: 
    Charity

    To support people with a learning disability or autistic people to live joyful and purposeful lives