The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3) is a major UK science and engineering institution with a membership of over 15,000 in the UK and overseas. IOM3 supports professionals in materials, minerals, mining and associated technical disciplines to become heroes of the transition to a low-carbon, resource efficient society, not villains. The IOM3 head office is in London, with regional offices in Grantham and Stoke-on-Trent.

In our 151st year we are looking for leaders who have a passion for our community and a long-term interest in joining the Board of Trustees. The role provides an opportunity to influence the strategic direction and governance of the IOM3, and to shape the future of the Institute. It also provides a unique learning and development opportunity for successful applicants.

We have a vacancy for a qualified professional to join our Governance team as an Assistant Honorary Treasurer for an initial two-year term of office. As well as attending Board meetings, the Assistant Honorary Treasurer attends the Finance and Audit Committees.

We expect the successful individual to have:
• an accountancy qualification or strong understanding of commercial and not-for-profit sector financial reports;
• experience of strategic financial planning;
• ability to present financial information clearly to a range of audiences;
• desire to understand financial dynamics of a professional body.

The successful candidate will be able to access training opportunities as appropriate.

The selection process involves a formal interview either in London or via video call. If you would like an informal conversation about the role, please contact our Finance Director Julija Bugajeva ( or call 020 7451 7332).

To apply, please send us your CV and a covering letter stating how you feel you fulfil the requirements of the role, and a completed skills matrix. The role specification and skills matrix are all downloadable from You can find out more about IOM3 from our website Completed applications should be emailed to by close of business on 31 July 2020.
Posted: 02/07/2020
Closes: 31 July 2020
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