Cambridgeshire and Peterborough is a world leader in science and technology, with unparalleled levels of cutting edge research, growth businesses and highly skilled jobs.

The newly established Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority is looking for an independent person to serve on its Audit and Governance Committee.

The Audit and Governance Committee will review and scrutinise the authority’s financial affairs, including its risk management, internal control and corporate governance arrangements.

You should have experience in matters of audit, risk management, and performance management, and corporate and financial governance and controls.

For this position, you should be able to demonstrate the ability to think strategically, analyse information and to question effectively, have effective interpersonal skills, and have high standards of personal integrity.

The role will also enable you to gain an insight into how the Combined Authority operates.
For this role, the Combined Authority offers an allowance of £920 per annum. The Audit and Governance Committee may meet approximately 6 times per year. Occasional meetings may be held outside this cycle and there will be some reading required, particularly in the lead up to committee meetings.

For more information on this role, please email or call Tel 01733 452409.


To apply for this role, please read the full role description and person specification, and then complete the application form.

Forms can be returned by email to or by post to

Debbie Forde
Governance Adviser
Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority
Peterborough City Council
Town Hall

The closing date for applications is 17 March 2017.