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London (Greater) (GB)
Closing date
5 Jun 2024

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Charity and not for profit, Health and medical
Salary band
Contract type
Long term role
Where will they be working
From home

Job Details

Our vision is of a world where health and well-being decisions are based upon timely, trusted and relevant evidence.

The Cochrane Collaboration (Cochrane) is an international network of researchers, health professionals, patients, carers, and people passionate about improving health outcomes who share a common purpose to gather and summarise the best evidence from research to inform decisions about health and care.

Unremunerated (Travel costs and reasonable out of pocket expenses are covered.) 
Remote with occasional travel 
Time Commitment – approx. 15 days per year. 
Cochrane is seeking a dedicated and motivated individual to join the Governing Board.  In this key role you will advise and support at both Board and Executive level to ensure that the organisation is making informed and considered financial decisions, continues to be financially healthy and guide the Board in fulfilling all its financial duties and responsibilities. 

As Cochrane is a complex, global organisation operating in a rapidly changing area, this will suit a highly motivated, dynamic and experienced strategic leader, who brings:   

  • Significant leadership experience, including reporting to/contributing to decision making at Board level with strong influencing, advocacy and communication skills
  • Substantial experience of management accounting and a good understanding of the UK charity regulations and third sector governance
  • A track record of success in contributing to the success of a complex organisation, including experience in providing financial advice, support and guidance to an organisation undergoing significant change
  • Understands and can example good practice in corporate governance

The successful applicant should be available to take up the post before the current Treasurer steps down in September 2024.
Cochrane is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued, respected, and supported. Cochrane welcomes applications regardless of sex, gender, race, age, sexuality, belief or disability. 
If you wish to have an informal discussion about the opportunity, please contact our retained advisor Anna Mandl at Prospectus via email

Recruitment Timetable 
Deadline for applications:                           5th June 2024
Interviews with Cochrane:                          w/c 24th June  
Available for start:                                       September 2024


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