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SMART CJS, Bedford, Bedford (Hybrid)
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17billion charitable trust, Remote
Volunteers are not paid except for approved travel costs
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17billion charitable trust, Remote
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Job description

Our client, a charitable organisation responsible for leading the development of grassroots football within Surrey, is seeking a dedicated person to fill the role of Chair of the Board of Trustees. This is a fantastic opportunity to steer a board of directors in a well-established organisation dedicated to the growth and development of football in Surrey.

  • This is a voluntary role with relevant expenses to be paid in line with the organisations current Expense Policy
  • Opportunity to drive and influence the strategic direction of the organisation
  • Active participation in the management of the organisations affairs

As the Chair of the Board of Trustees, you will:

  • Steer the Board of Directors, ensuring effective governance of the organisation
  • Act as an ambassador for the organisation, upholding the highest standards of integrity and governance
  • Direct and monitor their business affairs, formulating the vision, strategy, plans, policies, and investment required to achieve long-term goals
  • Support senior management in embedding culture, safeguarding, diversity and inclusion throughout the organisation
  • Hold the Board to account for the performance of the Association
  • Form a relationship with the CEO, providing support and acting as a sounding board on all financial matters

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A background working as a Director, Trustee or member of a strategic committee in a charity, commercial or public sector context
  • Excellent meeting chairing skills
  • Strategic influence and management skills
  • Decision-making skills. The appropriate use of knowledge and experience to make informed decisions to the benefit of the organisation
  • Excellent interpersonal skills. The ability to form strong, productive relationships both internally and externally to the benefit of the association
  • Knowledge and understanding of the responsibilities of a Board Director and the Companies Act (2006)
  • An understanding of and a commitment to equality in action
  • Interest in grassroots sport and knowledge & understanding of not-for-profit organisations
  • Ability to travel around the region or nationally as required

They are a forward-thinking, progressive organisation dedicated to developing football in Surrey. They are committed to promoting equality of opportunity and creating an inclusive environment for all members. As part of their team, you will play a crucial role in driving their vision and ensuring they meet their commitments to their members.

Application Process and Closing Dates:

The closing date for applications is Monday 18th December 2023 at 12pm and the deadline for submission of the work-related questions is Wednesday 20th December 2023 at 12pm.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview with the selection panel on Thursday 11th January 2024.

Further dates may be added or additional round of interviews, if required. Successful candidates will be notified by w/c 15th January 2024.

To apply for this role, you will need to first register your interest by submitting your CV. Your CV will only be used for information purposes and will not be relevant in the application process. You will then be emailed a response containing a link needed to answer some work-related questions. Our goal is to assess your approach to a problem and better understand what knowledge and skills you have. Your answers will be anonymised, randomised and reviewed by a diverse panel.

We also think giving feedback is incredibly valuable for candidates, so at the end of the process, you'll see how well you performed during the application process.

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Refreshed on: 11 December 2023
Closing date: 22 December 2023 at 12:22
Job ref: 1701776
Tags: Management
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