Non-Executive Director - EA Networks

Reference Number: 446336aa

Location: Mid-Canterbury

  • Extend or Develop your Governance Career
  • Current Resident of the Mid-Canterbury Region

EA Networks, the trading name of Electricity Ashburton Limited, is a locally owned co-operative network company based in Mid-Canterbury.  The company owns and operates the region's electricity distribution and fibre optic communications networks and also operates a successful Field Services business that supports their networks and provides additional services to residents and businesses across the region and beyond. Being a co-operative business owned by its customers, EA Networks has strong ties to the community and are passionate about their business and region.  They are focused on delivering safe and reliable network infrastructure that supports the community and the local economy.

Due to the upcoming retirement of a long serving board member, EA Networks are seeking to appoint, as per their constitution requirements, a suitably skilled resident of the Mid-Canterbury region as a new Director. 

Applicants will bring proven governance experience to the role and a strong understanding of governance policies and processes. Electricity sector experience would be beneficial, however it is not a prerequisite for application. Candidates must possess a high level of intellect, well-developed commercial acumen and proven strategic thinking ability and be able to demonstrate how they have contributed to the strategic growth and long-term future planning of an existing business.  

The Board meets monthly (11 times a year) and this is a remunerated appointment.

It is essential that candidates keen to be considered for this position are currently resident in the Mid-Canterbury region.

To apply in strict confidence now, please complete the ‘apply for this job’ application form, attaching your cover letter and CV.  Applications close on 27 May 2018.  Emails will be electronically acknowledged and further correspondence may be by email.

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For more information please phone Nick Gee on +64 3 353 4354.

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