The skill-set required to be a successful Non-Executive Director is different from an Executive Director’s skill-set so it makes sense that your Non-Executive Director CV should be different from one you would use to obtain an Executive position.
Your NED CV will need to demonstrate that you have the required skills by drawing examples from your current and previous executive and non-executive roles.
Because of this need to provide more evidence about how you match up to the NED skills criteria there is some acceptance that the usual requirement for a strict 2 page CV can be relaxed and that a NED CV can be between 2 and 4 pages long. This is not universally accepted though and some recruiters will still demand a full chronological executive type CV with a 2-page limit.
Follow these tips to optimise your CV for Non-Executive Director roles - once you have completed your CV, get a free review when you join NEDworks at www.NEDworks.net