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16th June 2021

England Handball seeking new Chair

England Handball is seeking a Chair who can lead the Board of England Handball, ensuring that:

  • The highest standards of probity and governance apply in relation to the conduct both of the Board and of the operations and activities of the organisation.
  • England Handball’s business is conducted in accordance with its purpose, as set out in its constitutional documents, and associated strategy, values, and policies, and with all legal and regulatory requirements.
  • You will be a confident communicator and strategic thinker. You will bring experience of leading and working collaboratively on a board or similar committee and have a strong commitment to equality, diversity, and inclusion. We look for colleagues who will encourage, challenge, and support us to be the best that we can be. 
  • You will have a commitment to understanding and acceptance of the legal duties, responsibilities, and liabilities of a Company Director.
  • Previous experience in sport is not essential however, an understanding of the sport sector may be helpful. It is essential that you have the interpersonal skills to connect with a diverse range of stakeholders. Above all else, you will have a desire to improve the organisation and further develop the sport in England.

Opportunities and benefits:

By joining us at this stage of our journey you will have the opportunity to:

  • Be responsible for the growth of handball in England, leading change, addressing challenges, and exploring new opportunities.
  • Be a part of a highly skilled and inclusive Board of Directors from diverse sectors and backgrounds.
  • Develop your leadership skills and knowledge.

Renumeration:

The role of the Chair is not accompanied by any financial remuneration, although expenses for travel may be claimed.

Location:

Remote working with meetings held via zoom or in London, Loughborough, Derby and Nottingham.

Time commitment:

An average of 2-3 days per month including attending six Board meetings per year, the Annual General Meeting, committee meetings plus online communication as required between meetings.

Reporting to:

England Handball Association Board.

To Apply:

Please submit your CV and a covering letter by email to: rachel.hogan@perrettlaver.com clearly identifying how your skills and experience are relevant to the requirements outlined in the role description and the unique qualities you will bring to the role.

Closing Date:

17.00 Wednesday 14th July 2021 For an informal discussion about the role please contact: rachel.hogan@perrettlaver.com

Interviews:

Tuesday 27th and Wednesday 28th July 2021  

For full details of the position please click here  

Posted in England Handball Association