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Recruitment to Humberside Fire Authority’s Governance, Audit and Scrutiny Committee

24 June 2013

HUMBERSIDE Fire Authority is currently looking to appoint a new member to join its new Governance, Audit and Scrutiny Committee.

The committee’s role is primarily to help the Authority to review the performance of Humberside Fire and Rescue Service; oversee internal control arrangements; consider internal and external audit reports and assessments; review governance and scrutinise proposed decisions in advance of the Fire Authority meetings.

The committee is made up of eight independent members.

Robin Graham, Secretary to the Authority and Director of People, said: “These roles are important and provide a real opportunity to make an active contribution to the Fire Authority. Although the Independent Members will not have any voting rights, they will add value by their objectivity. This will assist the Authority to make decisions, ultimately helping to keep our communities safer.”

Applicants will need to have high standards of integrity with expertise in audit, financial governance, performance or decision making. They will bring their wise counsel to meetings and by way of recommendations from the committee, to Elected Members and assist in the review of reports from Officers and internal/external audit.

Closing date for applications is Tuesday 16 July 2013.

To request an information pack please visit the Humberside Fire and Rescue Service website at www.humbersidefire.gov.uk or contact Robin Graham, Secretary to the Fire Authority/Director of People, on (01482) 567443.