1. CHASE Africa (Community Health and Sustainable Environment)

Chair of Trustees


We are seeking an inspiring, entrepreneurial leader, who has a collaborative spirit and an understanding of key issues for CHASE Africa including SRHRs and women’s health; changing role of INGOs and the links between human and environmental health.

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Who we are

CHASE Africa is a UK-based NGO that supports local partner organisations in Africa to start-up and run community health programmes. These programmes target remote, rural communities that face numerous barriers to accessing health services – particularly sexual and reproductive health services, including the unmet need for family planning.

The role

We are looking someone with the following experience:

· ​Successful track record of leadership of a growing organisation.

· Significant leadership experience, including experience of chairing a board.

· Sound knowledge of the principles of good governance.

· Sound knowledge and experience of financial management.

· Diplomacy, and an independent mindedness, with a willingness to challenge, in a respectful manner.

· Ability to be a credible and compelling ambassador, able to represent the organisation and the issues that we deal with to a diverse range of stakeholders.

· Willingness to engage with fund raising – attributable contributions and contacts.

· An understanding of the role of INGOs and experience of the local context where our partners work.

· Effective grasp of the SRHR arena: its challenges, opportunities, sensitivities, and the benefits of family planning.

· High level of spoken and written articulacy

· A commitment to developing a positive relationship with the Chief Executive, and other Trustees.

· Time available to take a proactive entrepreneurial role within the charity.

Supporting document(s)

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