Non-Executive Director – IRM

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Non-Executive Director, Institute of Risk Management (IRM)

Deadline: 20 September 2019

Apply: Please submit a nomination form and a current CV by close of business on 20th September 2019 using the online application here.

Should you have any difficulties and wish to complete a nomination form in pdf, please send to IRM’s Company Secretary c/o All nominations will be acknowledged.

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A significant opportunity has arisen to join the IRM board of directors. We have a vacancy for an elected director to bring to our board knowledge and experience of risk management in the retail sector. We see the risks in the retail sector to include, in particular; supply chain risk, ethical conduct and changing consumer behaviours.

All well-run enterprises increasingly have accepted the view that ethics pays and ethical behaviour is good business. ERM emphasizes the importance of ethics in enterprise governance, risk, and compliance. Risk management is based on respect for others rights and freedoms: rights to be safe from preventable danger or harm, freedoms to act as they choose without undue restrictions.

We are looking to appoint a non-executive director that will have the experience to support the IRM, through insight and challenge, on these exciting new initiatives.


We are looking for the following competences in particular:

  • Direct experience of risk management in the retail sector, including:
    • Ethical risks
    • People risk
    • Reputation risk
    • Digitisation disruption and the changing nature of retail businesses.
    • Viability of the retail business model(s) and resilience.
  • Knowledge of the issues around supply chain risk, including:
    • The modern supply chain
    • Supply chain risk, its nature and impact
    • Supply chain risk governance and organisational structure
    • Supply chain risk management approaches
    • Risk developments in supply chains
    • Evolving use of data and analytics in supply chain resilience
  • An international perspective of the risks in the retail supply chain, including:
    • Labour and labour supply risks
    • The risks associated with bribery and corruption
    • Manufacturing and process operations
    • Investment returns and cost

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