Waterstons are a privately owned business and IT consultancy with c200 permanent employees working across the UK and increasingly internationally and they are on a mission to help their customers build better businesses.
Headquartered in Durham, with other UK offices in London and Glasgow and an international office in Sydney, Australia, they're passionate about working in partnership with their customers to provide them with unique business solutions, service and support that directly adds value to their business.
Waterstons' culture and values inform and influence everything they do. Their ‘people first’ ethos means that they look after both their customers and their own people – who are empowered to make their own decisions, but are always supported. Waterstons don’t measure time, they measure achievements; that’s why they've been awarded Gold Investors in People for three consecutive times and why they were shortlisted for Gold Employer of the Year in 2017.
The Waterstons Board currently consists of the co-founders as Chairpersons, one Non-Executive Director, one Advisor and four Executive Directors.
As a result of continued international growth Waterstons are looking for a unique individual to join their Board as a Non-Executive Director: providing a valued creative contribution to the board by offering independent oversight, robust scrutiny and constructive challenge to the Board.
They are seeking an individual who shares their values, inspires and motivates and has a passion for growing customer intimate businesses.
The new appointee will
Waterstons are looking for an experienced Non-Executive with a significant and successful proven track record at Board level for successfully managing and growing global businesses.
Ideally, with a professional services background, candidates will have good knowledge of corporate governance, commercial agreements and associated legal contracts with an ability to exercise good judgement and assimilate information and complex issues quickly.