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Non-Executive Director Job Description

This is a generic FREE business non-executive director job description template.

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Non-Executive Director (NED) Purpose

The non-executive director will be a member of a company’s board of directors but not part of the executive team.

The NED will provide a creative contribution to the board by providing independent oversight and constructive challenge to the executive directors.

In addition, the NED will be expected to bring your independence to proceedings as you assist with business strategy and make sure that risks are managed effectively.

Through years of experience, the Non-Executive Director will develop the business and be expected to challenge executive directors in order to do so.

Note: NEDs are not usually involved in the day-to-day management of the organisation but involved in policymaking and planning exercises.

Non-Executive Director Duties and Responsibilities

There are several responsibilities that fall within the remit of a Non-Executive Director. These responsibilities include:

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