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Non-Executive member of the Board of Directors | BHSQL

Closing date: 3 Aug 2020

Non-executive member of the Board of Directors for The British Horse Society Qualifications Limited

BHS Qualifications (BHSQ) is a small well-established awarding organisation based in Coventry (formally known as Equestrian Qualifications GB Limited-EQL). BHSQ is seeking to add to the current Board of Directors.

BHSQ offers a range of regulated qualifications within the equine sector from levels 1-5 and is regulated by the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, SQA Accreditation in Scotland, Qualifications Wales (QW) and the Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland. BHSQ is a wholly owned subsidiary of The British Horse Society, a UK registered Charity whose mission includes promotion and advancement of education, training and safety of the public in all matters relating to the horse.

If you have experience in the governance, strategic and operational practices of awarding organisations and know what good education and compliance looks like - we would like to hear from you. Experience of the equestrian industry will be an asset and a provide a valuable contribution to the Board. You will need to be able to attend four to six meetings annually, usually in Coventry or remotely via video conference.

If you have an enquiring mind and want to help BHSQ to improve. Please submit an electronic expression of interest including your CV and a covering letter that details your experience of awarding organisations, education and any other relevant aspects you wish to include. Please email this to

Please note: this is a voluntary position however reasonable travel and subsistence expenses will be reimbursed.

Closing date: Monday, 3 August 2020

Applications will be reviewed by the BHSQ Board of Directors. Interviews will be held remotely between Monday 24 August and Friday 4 September 2020.

We will inform all applicants of the outcome of their expression of interest.

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