Audit and Risk Committee Vacancy


The RYA, as an equal opportunity and disability confident employer, celebrates and welcomes diversity in all its forms and believes that a diverse workforce boosts innovation, productivity and creativity.

We are dedicated to promoting equity, diversity and inclusion and strive to be an inclusive and diverse workplace where everyone can be their authentic selves. We would particularly encourage applications from ethnically diverse candidates who are currently underrepresented at the RYA.


About the role 

We currently have one upcoming vacancy as a result of Rachel Maguire coming to the end of her second term on the RYA’s Audit & Risk Committee. The committee is responsible for monitoring the operation of the Association’s financial control processes and its management of risk.   

Reporting to the Board of Directors the committee oversees the relationship with the RYA’s external auditors, and its members provide independent advice and guidance to RYA staff.   

The committee meets three times each year either virtually or in London and issues an annual report to the Board, which give details of its activities and findings.

Some knowledge of the RYA and its ways of working would be beneficial, but not essential. In addition to the skills and experience you would expect a member of this committee to have we are particularly keen to hear from people with a detailed understanding of digital and cyber risks, be that external or from an internal project perspective that can be applied to an organisation of our size and complexity.

If you feel you meet this criteria, please submit a one page letter to detailing specifically how your knowledge and experience meets our requirements, as well as a summary of your CV.  Applications should be received before midday Friday 9th September 2022.

Please also complete the attached Equality Monitoring Form.