Shaping Portsmouth and our Board of Directors are delighted to announce that we are seeking to appoint a volunteer Chair for the legal entity that is Shaping the Future of Portsmouth CIC.

This exciting role will enable the organisation to set a course to sustainability and to further support successful delivery of the Economic Development and Regeneration Strategy 2019-36 for the City and the Skills and Labour market Strategy and Action plan, which include the significant involvement Shaping has in both Education & Community programmes.

The details of the role are below. If you are interested to find out more, please email

The closing date for applications is Thursday 15th April 2021.

Job Description – Initial & Subject to Change

Chair and lead the Shaping Portsmouth Board of Directors, and ensure that full compliance is secured against the formal duties of a Community Interest Company.

Contribute to the vision and operational priorities of the organisation, and work with the CEO on all matters.

Coordinate the Business Plan for the organisation, including the succession plans agreed for all volunteers Director and CEO roles.

Assist with any Grants that the organisation applies for, and support any bids with relevant experience and coaching.

Be a proactive Ambassador for the organisation and, if possible, help to secure new Partnerships and funders.