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Non-Executive Director

Job Introduction

We are seeking a Non-Executive Director to join our Council (which is the Board of Directors of MPS and responsible for the running of MPS and its long-term success) to provide challenge and support to the Executive team, ensuring that MPS continues to thrive long into the future providing expert advice and support that our members trust and value.

Role Responsibility

As a Council member you are the voice of our members and are integral to our success by helping to shape and drive our ambitious business strategy.  You will understand the complexities of working in the healthcare profession, ideally on a global scale.

You will be required to demonstrate high levels of integrity and role model outstanding standards of quality, probity and governance. Your ability to listen and constructively challenge in a board environment, to engage with other Non-Executive Directors and our Executive team will be critical in delivering our financial and strategic business objectives that benefit members.


The Ideal Candidate

Medical Protection Society is committed to creating a diverse Board that reflects the demographics of the members we serve. Experience of the private health care market would be beneficial, but not essential. Some previous governance experience would also be beneficial.

The successful applicant will join the Medical sub-committee then later be invited to join other sub-committees, depending on experience and time commitments.  During the 8-year tenure the successful applicant may wish to be considered for roles such as Chair of a Sub-Committee or ultimately, Chair of Council.

Approximate annual commitment will be around 18 days a year for Council and Sub-Committee meetings. Time will also be required to prepare for meetings and attend professional development. Meetings are currently held on-line although in the future will be mainly held in central London and on occasion in our Leeds office.

More information about our Council can be found on our website: https://www.medicalprotection.org/uk/about/organisation-and-finance/mps-council

Applicants must currently be registered to practise medicine and either be a member of MPS and confirm their MPS Membership number in their application, or become a member of MPS at next indemnity renewal

Closing date Friday 28th May 2021

Package Description

  • circa 18 days per year
  • £27,600 plus expenses plus £4,248 for appointment to each Sub-Committee.

About the Company

Medical Protection Society (MPS) is the world’s leading protection organisation for doctors, dentists and healthcare professionals. We protect and support the professional interests of almost 300,000 members around the world, in countries as diverse as the United Kingdom, South Africa and Hong Kong.

Our philosophy is to support safe practice in medicine and dentistry by helping to avert problems in the first place. We also actively campaign for regulatory and legal reforms that benefit members and the wider healthcare professions. Membership provides access to expert advice and support together with the right to request indemnity for complaints or claims arising from professional practice.


Medical Protection Society


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