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Independent Non-Executive Member

Canary Wharf, Greater London (On-site)
£218 per day
Part-time (4 meetings per year)
Contract (3 years)
Job description

The opportunity

Would you like to be a part of a decision-making body that aims to tackle inequalities across the sport and physical activity sector, by ensuring the financial investments it makes in engaging, delivering, and supporting activity are effective and help to meet respective outcomes?

As a committee of Sport England’s Board, the Investment Committee seeks assurance on delivery of investments which support our strategy in aiming to get the nation more active.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Equity and inclusion is at the heart of the committee’s principles and the decisions we make on targeted investments aim to improve the lives of individuals in communities with known economic, demographic and societal challenges.

We actively encourage applications from people with an understanding and experience of the barriers communities face in the sector.

The candidate

We are looking for two individuals who will join the committee as Independent Members. The ideal candidates will have a background and specialism either in:

·        measurement and evaluation of programmes or campaigns including outcomes; or

·        innovative public service delivery.

The role

The role provides participation in the decision-making process. You will act as an impartial adviser, bringing relevant skills, knowledge and experience, and provide oversight to shape strategy and investment decisions.

Meetings and Time Commitment

The Committee meets in-person (London Office) four times a year. The remaining meetings scheduled for 2024 (10.00am – 3.00pm) are:

·        Tuesday 3rd September.

·        Tuesday 26th November.

About Sport England

We work to grow and develop grassroots sport and help more people get active across England, by investing money in organisations and in places. We also provide support to the sport and physical activity sector to ensure it can work as effectively as possible.

Sport England recognises the positive value of diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds, particularly where we are under-represented, currently, this includes disabled people and those from culturally diverse communities.

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Refreshed on: 19 June 2024
Closing date: 30 June 2024 at 17:30
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