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Chair of the Board of Trustees Vacancy

Chair of the Board of Trustees Vacancy

We’re excited to be recruiting a new Chair of the Board of Trustees.

Do you have a passion for campaigning to improve early diagnosis of pancreatic cancer? Do you want to make a positive difference to the lives of patients and families living with the realities of a diagnosis?

If the answer is yes, and you are a respected strategic leader with significant experience in chairing Boards then this could be the perfect role for you.

The Chair of the Board will ensure that we continue to achieve our charitable objectives, remain in a strong financial position, and put patients and families at the heart of decision-making.

As Chair, you will be working with a dedicated Board of Trustees whose diversity of skills, personal qualities and experience make it a powerful team that works collaboratively and with energy.

You will lead the Board in steering Pancreatic Cancer Action’s strategic direction and ensuring its continued growth and success.

The full role description and person specification are available here.

View our Board of Trustees here.

Application Process

Please send your CV (including contact details for two referees), together with an accompanying document of no more than two sides A4 explaining how you meet the Role Description and Person Specification to

Please send your documents either as Word documents or as PDFs.

We encourage applications from all sections of our diverse community, irrespective of age, disability, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, maternity, race (which includes colour, nationality and ethnic or national origins), sexual orientation, religion or belief, or because someone is married or in a civil partnership.

For an informal chat about the role or the organisation, please contact Joe Kirwin our Chief Executive, via email at  to arrange an appointment.

Closing date: Friday 8th December 2023