Dorset LEP is looking for new board members

Dorset Local Economic Partnership is looking to recruit local business leaders to become members of its board and support Dorset LEP’s activities in growing the local economy and creating new jobs.

It is now looking for business candidates who will have the strategic vision, insight and ability to contribute to and support Dorset LEP’s agenda of fostering real and positive change in the Dorset region.

Private sector experience and strong partnership skills are essential and board members will need to be collaborative in their style and approach.

If you are excited by this opportunity, or know someone who might be, and have the proven ability to meet and deliver Dorset LEP’s aspirations, please consider applying for the position.

How to apply and timetable for recruitment

If you feel you have the skills and experience to meet these challenges and wish to apply for this opportunity, please supply a current CV along with a supporting statement (two sides A4 maximum). Please address to Jim Stewart at the Dorset LEP and return via Kathryn Hill .

For an informal and confidential conversation about the role, please contact Kathryn Hill ( or 01202 965868) who can link you up to either Lorna Carver (Dorset LEP Director) or one of the current Dorset LEP Board Members.

The closing date for applications is Friday 24 March 2018. It is anticipated that those shortlisted will be invited for discussions with LEP Board members with a view of starting their term at the May Board meeting.

Full details of the job description and application process are available from here