Board Vacancy: Non-Executive Director – Public Affairs and Communications

Non-Executive Director – Public Affairs and Communications Specialism

Responsible to: Chair of the Board
Role purpose: To control and guide the MCS Service Company and its property and funds as part of the Board of Directors
Hours: anticipated to be 6 days per quarter on average, but willing and able to provide additional time as required
Salary: £14,400 per year plus reasonable expenses

MCS is inviting applications for the role of Non-Executive Director, ideally with experience and knowledge in the low carbon and renewable energy sector as well as an understanding of certification scheme administration and operations. We are particularly interested in attracting applicants from a public affairs and communications background.

The Microgeneration Certification Scheme Service Company (MCSSCo) trades as MCS. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of the MCS Charitable Foundation. Since 2008, MCS has become the recognised Standard for UK products and their installation in the small-scale renewables sector.

We create and maintain standards that allows for the certification of products, installers and their installations. Associated with these standards is the certification scheme, run on behalf of MCS by Certification Bodies who hold UKAS accreditation to ISO 17065.

MCS certifies low-carbon products and installations used to produce electricity and heat from renewable sources. It is a mark of quality. Membership of MCS demonstrates adherence to these recognised industry standards; highlighting quality, competency and compliance.

Vision: To see MCS certified products and installations in every UK home and community.

Mission: To give people confidence in low-carbon energy technology by defining, maintaining and improving quality.

MCS Charitable Foundation is the sole shareholder of MCS and acts as an independent, grant making Foundation, created by the government as part of changes in the ownership of MCS.

If you are passionate about our mission, share our ambition and can bring a strong commercial outlook to our Board then please review the Director role information and submit an application. For more information please contact the MCS Secretariat, Alison on 07591 385 955.

Closing Date: Friday 13th December 2019

Provisional Date for Interviews: Thursday 19th December 2019 in Birmingham

MCS Director Role Information Issue 1.0

MCSSCo Articles of Association

MCSSCo Board Terms of Reference

MCSSCo Director Application Declaration Form