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The IoD is an equal opportunities employer, aiming to recruit a diverse range of talented people in a number of different areas, including: Hospitality, Professional Development, Policy Unit, Support Services (HR, Finance), Marketing, Business Information and Advisory Services, Publications, Content, Digital, Commercial and Membership.

As well as a competitive basic salary, IoD employees are entitled to a comprehensive range of benefits.

The IoD is committed to staff training and development. All staff are appraised regularly and new staff receive thorough induction training.

IoD City of London Chair

We are seeking a senior, local business leader to take on the voluntary position of Chair for the Institute of Directors in the City of London.

This is a rewarding role bringing with it the opportunity to become “the voice” of the IoD in the local area, and play a key role in leading the Branch Committee in representing the IoD and its members in your area.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a willing volunteer to meet IoD members across the City of London, to actively contribute to the delivery of a varied, professional events programme, and to have their voice heard as full member of both the branch and regional committees, made up of our engaged branch and regional chair volunteers.

Committee members enjoy a range of additional benefits, including complementary tickets to the prestigious IoD annual convention.

We are interested in recruiting individuals with good communication skills, charisma, an appreciation of good governance, and above all world-class leadership skills and a commitment to improving the conditions for local and National business, in short everything that the IoD stands for.

You would be the face of the IoD in the City of London, with a direct accountability for being the voice of local members; dealing with local media, attending high level functions on behalf of the IoD and being the Ambassador, Leadership model if you will, for the IoD in the area.

The post of Chair is whatever you could make of it, and you will be supported in this role by 30,000 IoD members nationwide, as well as the Institute itself.

You will be supported by a team of Committee members, whom are charged with representation for the IoD. Plus you will have the support of an Honorary Secretary, to run the affairs of the Branch and to help put on great quality engagement opportunities for IoD members, to meet and discuss business issues and solutions, with feedback coming directly back into the institute’s leadership team.

This opportunity is open to all members of the IoD City of London branch.

Deadline for registration of interest: Friday 28th July 2017

Register your interest

IoD Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes Treasurer

The IoD operates a regional and branch organisation in order to reach members in their own locations.

You will be aware of various events that are run in the Bucks & MK branch area but you may not know that a committee is in place to help organise and manage these activities, which comprises a group of members who meet regularly to enable this.

We are currently looking for a member to join the committee and act as treasurer. This involves a very simple process of keeping our finances in order balancing income from and costs of putting on events, and liaising with the IoD centrally on these matters. There is no requirement for filing of accounts or anything more complex than simple bookkeeping but it would be ideal to have an experienced accountant to do this role and hence, we are contacting you.

To apply please contact our local Administrator Terri Stubbings

Finance Tutor / Consultant (Associate contract)

Central London with UK and international travel

The role:

The Institute of Directors has a new opening for an experienced and talented associate tutor, who specialises in finance and accountancy. This is an exciting opportunity to join a leading professional institute that represents business leaders across the globe and a faculty at the forefront of director development.

You will work closely with the Professional Development team to design and deliver a range of programmes for the IoD’s clients, which include directors and boards from all sectors and industries worldwide. You will act as ambassador and thought leader for the IoD and work with other faculty team members to promote the importance of continuous professional development for directors and boards.

Successful applicants must have 3 to 5 years’ experience as an executive or non-executive director, senior executive, or in a senior board advisory role.

Main responsibilities:

  • To deliver and/or design a range of courses on behalf of the IoD to the highest quality standards and that meet the need of our clients
  • To assist in content production for the ‘Finance for Non-Financial Directors’ programme
  • To contribute to the development of the overall syllabus for the Chartered Director programme
  • To undertake consultancy assignments relating to the Course Leader’s specialism
  • To support the Professional Development team in the development of existing and new products and services
  • To provide advice, expertise and support to the sales team when required
  • Working closely with IoD business development managers and client stakeholders to understand their strategic learning plans and objectives
  • To respond to subject related queries from delegates and clients in a timely manner
  • Demonstrate a commitment to own continuous professional development and keep subject matter expertise up to date
  • To support the IoD in achieving its strategic goals

Qualifications and experience required:

Essential requirements:

  • 3-5 years combined experience as an executive or non-executive director, senior executive, or in a senior board advisory role.
  • Clear evidence of a high level of expertise and specialisation in finance. Evidence may include relevant academic or professional qualifications/experience (e.g. ACCA, CIMA, ICAEW, CFA etc.), or a track record in a specialist role in corporate finance (e.g. Chief Financial Officer, Finance Director, Chartered Accountant or Financial Analyst in banking etc.)
  • Hold adequate Professional Indemnity insurance cover


  • Prior learning and development experience at director level, including development and delivery of courses, programmes, exam questions, using learning technologies, coaching and mentoring etc.
  • Advanced academic qualifications (e.g. a Chartered Accountant, Chartered Financial Analyst, Masters’ degree or PhD)
  • A publications record in the relevant field
  • International experience, particularly in respect of non-UK courses and/or consultancy
  • Commercial, public and/or third sector business experience
  • Be certified or experienced in the deployment of psychometric tests, personality diagnostics and/or profiling tools.

Knowledge and skills required:

  • An in depth knowledge of finance in the UK and major international markets
  • Up to date awareness of the latest financial and accounting reforms and legislation
  • Highly IT literate
  • Analytical and financial reporting skills
  • Excellent facilitation and group management skills
  • Ability to engage and build rapport with a wide range stakeholders
  • Leadership skills and the ability to motivate and develop others
  • UK and international business and commercial awareness
  • An understanding of the IoD’s professional development portfolio and wide range of membership benefits

The IoD:

The Institute of the Directors is the world’s leading professional institute for directors and business leaders. We have been championing businesses and the people who run them since 1903 and are dedicated to supporting over 35,000 members across the globe. We encourage entrepreneurial activity and promote responsible business practice for the benefit of the business community and society as a whole.

High standards of excellence and professionalism in the boardroom are essential for businesses to succeed. Our range professional development programmes and services are designed and delivered by directors, exclusively for directors. Our internationally-recognised qualification, Chartered Director is established as the leading benchmark for directors across the private, public and third sectors.

If you would like to apply for this role, please submit your CV to Sam Dowzard, Resourcing Manager at