NAG is seeking two experienced senior level leaders to join our Board as Non-Executive Directors.
About the role
To support our strategic aims and objectives, we’re looking for two individuals with a background in Financial Services (buy or sell side) or High Performance Computing and specific experience taking new innovative technical products to market.
Your responsibilities will include;
- Working with our Board of Directors and Executive Team to set the strategic direction of our organisation
- Ensuring adherence to standards of corporate governance appropriate to our organizational size
- Developing and managing relationships and communicating with key stakeholders, including NAG members.
- Advocating for our organization
- Evaluating and critically reviewing complex information and contributing to sound and impartial decision-making
There is also the possibility of chairing one of the Board sub-committees such as Finance, Audit and Risk.
We are looking for individuals with strong interpersonal skills, a proactive approach to collaboration and some experience in M&A. You should be a good networker with excellent diplomatic skills and a natural affinity for cultivating positive relationships and building consensus.
You should also have excellent written and oral communication skills, high standards of personal integrity and a thorough understanding of fiduciary duties and corporate governance.
This is a remunerated NED position for an initial period of three years (but not to exceed eight years). The Board meets quarterly either virtually or at our offices in Oxford and, depending on your location, may require an overnight stay at times. We expect a total time contribution of around 12 days per annum.
NAG (Numerical Algorithms Group) provides industry-leading numerical software and technical services to banking and finance, energy, engineering, and market research, as well as academic and government institutions. World renowned for the NAG® Library – the most rigorous and robust collection of numerical algorithms available – NAG also offers Automatic Differentiation, Machine Learning, and Mathematical Optimization products, as well as world-class technical consultancy across HPC (High Performance Computing) and Cloud HPC, code porting and optimisation, and other areas of numerical computing. Founded more than 50 years ago from a multi-university venture, NAG is headquartered in Oxford, UK with offices in the UK, US, EU, and Asia.
We believe that a diverse workforce helps us develop innovative products and services. To enable this, we operate a blind recruitment process and all information which has the potential to introduce conscious or unconscious bias will be redacted during the shortlisting process.
If you are interested in applying for this Board position, please send us your CV with a covering letter of application to firstname.lastname@example.org.