Here at Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils, we have an exciting opportunity available for a Non-Executive Director - Gateway 14 to join our teamin Ipswich. You will join us on a part time, fixed-term contract to attend 6-8 meetings per year for 3 years. In return, we are offering a competitive salary of £10,000 per annum plus benefits.Our vision is to have 'Great communities with bright and healthy futures that everyone is proud to call home'. Suffolk is a beautiful part of the country to live and work in.Working together across our Councils and with our partners in the public, private and voluntary sectors, we provide excellent services to our 190,000 residents across Babergh and Mid Suffolk - working hard to provide homes, support our communities, boost the local economy, protect our environment and keep our districts clean, tidy and safe. Our vision is to have 'Great communities with bright and healthy futures that everyone is proud to call ;Benefits we can offer our Non-Executive Director:- Generous leave entitlement- Access to the Suffolk Green Travel Plan- Discount scheme- Pension scheme- A range of training and development opportunitiesSitting alongside two elected members, two other Non-Executive Directors and a Member of Councils' Executive Team, your role as a Non-Executive Director will require you to be a source of knowledge, insight and judgement as the company brings forward land for development. The role is focused upon sustainable commercial development to deliver good quality jobs and support the development of skills within the district whilst also delivering a return to the company's shareholders. You will provide support to the Chair in governance and board effectiveness and contribute constructive challenge on strategy and the financial performance of the business.What we are looking for in our ideal Non-Executive Director:- Property, sustainability, risk and leadership skills in a relevant industry or sector- Strong intellect with the confidence to challenge- A collaborative individual with an ethical and sustainable approach to property development- Relevant experience from the financial, property development, construction or similar asset holding sectorsIf you are interested in this exciting opportunity, click 'apply' now to be considered as our Non-Executive Director - we would love to hear from you!Closing date: 1pm, Friday 23rd April 2021Supporting equality and diversity, Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils prove opportunity and ambition for all, enabling and empowering our people to deliver the best possible results for our residents.