Closing date: 16 July 2023

Non-executive directors

Three positions available: Construction, SME and Healthcare

GS1 UK is central to bringing the physical and digital worlds together. You will have come across what we do every day; when you paid for a product scanned at a till, purchased something online, or have been given a barcoded wristband in hospital.

We have underpinned the UK supply chain for over 45 years, applying the power of standards to identify, capture and share product information at every stage. Our standards are now being applied to key societal issues such as sustainability, patient safety, informing and protecting consumers when it comes to the food they eat, the treatment they receive and, in the future, the buildings they live in.

The Board is the ultimate decision-making body of GS1 UK, responsible for promoting the success of the organisation and ensuring its good governance. There are up to 16 members of the Board comprising the chair, vice chair, up to 11 NEDs and three executive directors. NEDs are either appointed by the Board or by GS1 UK members at our Annual General Meeting (AGM) on the recommendation of the Nominations committee.

The role

We are seeking to appoint three new non-executive directors able to demonstrate knowledge, experience, and influence in the following areas:

  • Knowledge of the legislative, regulatory, and governmental influencers that are applicable to the value chain in their sector
  • Broad understanding of the role of technology and data in enabling business transformation
  • Desire to deliver change in the value chain through the application of data and standards to inform and protect people whilst driving supply chain and business effectiveness
  • Ability to apply the value of data standards in the context of business challenges
  • Enthusiasm to champion GS1 standards and their application into the wider industry context
  • Commitment to support us deliver on our purpose to harness the power of standards to transform the way people work and live. In a manner that demonstrates our values of trust & integrity, collaboration, and forward thinking

In addition, the successful candidate needs to be able to demonstrate a detailed understanding of and significant experience gained in one of the following sectors:

  • Construction, ideally from the product manufacturing arena
  • Healthcare, from the perspective of a Trust or hospital
  • Small and medium enterprises in the retail sector

How to apply

To apply, please download the application pack below and follow the instructions. Closing date for this role is 16 July 2023. Applications received after this date may not be considered.