Bachelors Degree in Agricultural Engineering or any related field
The NED is the sole non-executive of the company and he/she is expected to bring an external, independent perspective to the Board, assist with strategy, help develop the business and ensure that the risks are suitably managed. The NED is expected to challenge and advise the executive directors, in line with TFL’s values below, and help them to reach balancedjudgements.
Duties And Responsibilities
Attend Board meetings in NED capacity.
Participate in strategy meetings, respective Board Committee meetings or Annual
General Meetings with senior staff or shareholders as may be required.
Carry out duties of a NED as laid down in the Board Charter of the Company.
Bring an external, independent perspective and advise the Management and the Board accordingly.
Challenge executive directors in decision making.
Scrutinize the performance of management against the mission, vision and core values
Advise on risk management and internal control framework.
Advise on systems which support the integrity and quality of management information.
Advise on governance arrangement and assist with succession planning.
Participate in the periodic appointment and review of terms of engagement of the External and Internal Audit.
Formulate policies and make decisions on matters that might create significant financial, operational and reputational risk to TFL whilst ensuring effective systems of control and delegation.
Perform any other duty as may be required of a NED.
Uphold the principles of good governance at all times.
Education Other Skills Required
Skills in agriculture, production and engineering.
Ability to engage constructively with senior management.
Successful motivator of senior management.
Clear and enthusiastic communicator; verbal and written.
Strategic thinker and business development orientation.
Understanding of systems and risk management.
Good understanding of management accounts and related management information.