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Role Descriptions

Vice President 

The Vice‐President attends to the duties of the President in his/her absence or in case the office becomes vacant for any cause. This role also represents the board on all committees and provides guidance to committees. 

General Responsibilities 

  • Manage, train, delegate, and share information with portfolio committee volunteers to ensure a quality volunteer experience, smooth portfolio operation, and succession planning 

  • Oversee and guide committees, represent the board on all committees, report committee progress to board 

  • Serve as Chapter Liaison to other professional organisations 

  • Assist the President in collaborating with other Chapters and other organisations to enhance value to Chapter members 

  • Assist the President in overseeing and assessing overall progress to strategic goals; identify and recommend areas of opportunity driven by internal or external factors 

  • Perform other duties as they pertain to the office of the Vice‐President or delegated by the President, and lead special projects as assigned from time to time 

Special Notes 

  • The Chapter Vice‐President is an Executive Officer role and voting member of the Board 

  • The Vice‐President fulfils a back‐up role for the President, as needed 

  • May act as or direct/support Committee Chair(s) 

  • Key skills needed to successfully serve in this position include: 

  • Previous Board of Directors experience (recommended) 

  • Leadership and delegation skills 

  • Strategic thinking skills 

  • Organisational, facilitation, and communication skills 

  • Relationship Management skills 

  • Negotiation skills 

  • Collaboration and lateral thinking skills 

Director of Professional Development 

This role provides leadership in the area of Chapter Professional Development in accordance with the needs and goals of the Chapter and in fulfilment of its mission. The main responsibility of the Director of Professional Development is to develop a schedule of professional development events and activities that resonate with members and prospective members to ensure the Chapter provides ‘value’ to the professional community it serves. 

General Responsibilities 

  • Lead and manage the Chapter Professional Development portfolio 

  • Contribute to Board strategic planning/execution by providing an annual 

  • Professional Development Portfolio Plan (i.e., topic themes, potential opportunities, types, approach, goals, metrics, timing, resources), periodic progress reports (including that required for the Annual General Meeting (AGM) and regular status as required by Chapter operational protocols 

  • Develop/create and maintain job posting board 

  • Manage, train, delegate, and share information with portfolio committee volunteers to ensure a quality volunteer experience, smooth portfolio operation, and succession planning 

  • Establish, publish, and maintain a 12-month rolling calendar of events covering key program streams, e.g. locally driven programs, programs tied to ACMP 

  • Global initiatives, third party-based programs, etc.) guided by the annual survey outcomes 

  • Co‐ordinate the search for speakers/presenters and oversee selections with due regard for fairness and balance and the objective to address membership needs and interests; manage speaker commitments prior to events 

  • Produce a qualitative report incorporating attendee feedback to support continuous improvement objectives 

  • Liaise with Board members and partners as needed to define events and to seek out innovative ideas; Collaborate with Director of Events to facilitate the execution of events 

  • Perform other duties as assigned from time to time to serve Chapter members and further the work of the Board 

Special Notes 

  • The Director of Professional Development is a voting member of the Board 

  • The Director of Professional Development fulfils a back‐up role for the Director of Events, as needed 

  • May act as or direct/support a Committee Chair 

  • Key skills needed to successfully serve in this position include: 

  • Previous Board of Directors experience (recommended) 

  • Leadership and delegation skills 

  • Organisational, facilitation, and communication skills 

  • Forward thinking 

  • Negotiation skills 

  • Collaboration, innovation, and lateral thinking skills 

  • Keen interest in member program and professional development

District Director (various including Scotland, England North, Wales and Northern Ireland) 

The area specific District Director role is the principal officer for an identified region and provides overall leadership in the management of the district operations and achievement of the specific district’s strategic objectives and goals. Each area specific District Director directs the activities of the area specific District Board position, in accordance with the ACMP UK Chapter Mission and By‐laws. 

General Responsibilities 

  • Contribute and support the ACMP UK Chapter Board strategic planning and execution 

  • Build and maintain a cohesive District Board, within the specific area/region, and stand up district committees which will meet the needs of the specific region’s members 

  • Plan and execute a strategic planning workshop of the area’s District Board twice annually to develop new strategic direction, review and refine the strategy in progress, or assess performance 

  • Chair regular meetings of the area specific District Board 

  • Plan and lead the area specific District Annual General Meeting (RAGM) of members, presenting an annual report of the district business 

  • Monitor, motivate, and support activities of all area specific District Board members to ensure alignment and progress with the strategic plan, and create opportunities to leverage each area specific District Board member’s expertise and skills 

  • Ensure the governance of the region is supported by relevant By‐laws and appropriate policies, and oversee administrative operations 

  • Perform other duties as they pertain to the office of area specific District Director 

Special Notes 

  • The area specific District Director is an Executive Officer role and voting member of the ACMP UK Board of Directors 

  • The District Director is the Chairperson of the area specific District Board 

  • The District Director is the primary liaison and represents the area/region with ACMP UK Chapter and other external stakeholders 

  • District Director fulfils a back‐up role for other area specific positions, as needed 

  • Key skills needed to successfully serve in this position include: 

  • Previous Board of Directors experience (recommended) 

  • Knowledge of cabinet‐type board structures and parliamentary procedure 

  • Leadership and delegation skills 

  • Strategic thinking 

  • Organisational, facilitation, and communication skills 

  • Dedication 

  • Diplomacy 

Apply for an ACMP UK 
Board Position

Nominations Close on the 21st June.

The ACMP UK Chapter Nominations Committee may conduct thirty (30) minute telephone / Teams interviews with candidates after this date but no later than the 30th June.

 

Please identify three dates and times, between the hours of 8am and 6pm (BST), between the 21st June to the 30th of June when you could be available for an interview.

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