Non-Executive Director

Start date: May 2021

Contract type: 2 to 3 days per month

Salary £15,000 per annum



Auriga Services Limited (Auriga) is a dynamic, fast growing public benefit entity, wholly owned by Severn Trent Water Charitable Trust Fund (STTF).

Auriga acts both as a supplier to the Trust by managing its grant programme to customers of Severn Trent Water, and as administrators to STTF.

With a track record spanning 23 years, Auriga provides outstanding service through the application of the skills and experience of our team. We manage combined annual funds of over £15 million helping people alleviate their debt and realise income and benefits that make a real difference to the quality of their lives. Our mission is “changing lives everyday”, and our vision is to “create three million healthy homes by 2030”.

We achieve this through the administration of charitable trust funds, income realisation, debt & money advice and administration of schemes to help people experiencing financial vulnerability. Our clients are principally water and energy utilities, local authorities and charities.

Auriga has over 80 staff, based in Sutton Coldfield, and our team is passionate about the 1,700 people we help each day.

Job Purpose

The Auriga Board of Directors comprises three Non-Executive Directors and three Executive Directors. With the forthcoming retirement of a Non-Executive Director in 2021, we are seeking to recruit an experienced Non-Executive Director to complement the existing skills of the Board.

As a Non-Executive Director of Auriga, your principal role will be to protect the interest of the Shareholder, Severn Trent Water Charitable Trust Fund (STTF) by providing robust governance of its trading subsidiary investment.  The trustees of STTF have set out their Guiding Principles for Auriga which are fully integrated within our Strategic Business Plan.

Board meetings usually take place either on-line or Auriga’s Sutton Coldfield offices.

We are seeking high-calibre individuals with experience of operating at board level in sectors relating to consumer vulnerability and/or the energy industry. Auriga is an equal opportunities employer.

To read the full job description, please click here.

To discuss the role, please contact Phil Lines, Non-Executive Chair or Mark Abrams, Chief Executive.

Applications to Mark Abrams, Chief Executive –

Closing date for applications: 29th March 2021