External Member of the Remuneration Committee

Ref: 4696

University of Cambridge

Cambridge

Role Managed by:

Zachry Sazali

t: 0207 340 6213

e: zachry.sazali@perrettlaver.com

Primary Practice Group: Higher Education and Research

Salary & Benefits: Non Applicable

Closing Date: 05/07/2020

Formal Interview Date: 22nd and 23rd July

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The University of Cambridge is one of the world’s foremost universities and a renowned centre for research, education and scholarship. It has 22,500 students, (of whom 40 per cent are non UK-nationals) and employs about 12,500 people in over 150 departments, faculties, and institutes. The University has an annual income of almost £2 billion, of which approximately £746 million is the combined turnovers of Cambridge Assessment and Cambridge University Press. Its mission is "to contribute to society through the pursuit of education, learning and research at the highest levels of excellence".

The University is seeking to appoint an External Member of the Remuneration Committee to serve for an initial period of three years starting as soon as possible. The Remuneration Committee is a Committee of the Council. It provides independent scrutiny to the operation of a fair, consistent, transparent, and effective system of remuneration in support of the University’s mission. The Committee considers and recommends to the Council remuneration matters for the senior staff of the University. It provides advice to the Council on remuneration, succession planning and diversity as appropriate and reviews the University’s public disclosures relating to remuneration. Its membership comprises the chair (one of the external members of the Council) and four members of whom two are external members. The Committee reports directly to the Council, the University’s trustee body. Applications are sought from individuals who have held senior leadership roles within organisations of significant scale and complexity.

Cambridge is seeking to encourage greater diversity throughout the institution, at all levels. This is equally a priority in the governance of the University, and hence a key aim in this appointment. Candidates will demonstrate alignment with the values of a university and its positive role and function in society through its education, research and translation activity.

The closing date for applications is midnight (BST) on 5th July 2020.

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