The Royal Institute of Navigation is a Learned Society and a UK Registered Charity, operating under Royal Charter. It is also a long-standing member of IAIN.
Now the Institute wishes to replace the current Director on his retirement from 1 January 2017. The initial appointment shall be for five years (and subject to renewal thereafter), over which time the successful applicant will be required to deliver a balanced budget.
The Director is effectively the CEO, responsible for day-to-day management of the affairs of the Institute, subject to the general direction and control of the all non-executive Council; the incumbent also holds the office of Company Secretary of the Institute.
This full-time post is based in London SW7 and involves leading a team of five staff who meet the needs of around 2,200 members. The Director is also required to represent and to speak on behalf of the Institute, acting as first point of contact with media, as well as act as Chairman of the Editorial Advisory Board for The Journal of Navigation, and Managing Editor of the in-house magazine Navigation News.
Further details on the post are to be found here.
Applications are to arrive at RIN no later than 9 September 2016.