Organisation UK Sport
Hours of Work 6 meetings per year
Salary & Benefits These roles receive an attendance allowance of £218 per day
Closing Date 15 September
The Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) is looking to appoint two individuals as Board Members of UK Sport. UK Sport is a non-departmental public body, sponsored by DCMS.
About UK Sport
UK Sport is the nation's high-performance sports agency, funded by the Government and The National Lottery. Its vision is a nation inspired by Olympic and Paralympic success, and the mission is to drive and showcase British medal success on the world stage. UK Sport's investment and strategic direction helped British sports and athletes deliver 65 Olympic and 120 Paralympic medals at London 2012, four Olympic and six Paralympic medals at Sochi 2014 and a record 67 Olympic and 147 Paralympic medals at Rio 2016.
The UK Sport is currently made up of 10 non-executive Board Members, including the Chair and representatives from the Sports Councils of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. The Board is appointed by the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport.
UK Sport is now seeking to appoint two additional Members to their Board.
Board objectives and responsibilities
The Board contributes to the strategic vision of UK Sport, including the following key objectives:
Within this wider remit individual Board Members support the Chair and CEO in:
How to Apply
Applications should be made by submitting a CV and supporting statement of two pages maximum which sets out how you meet the criteria of the role.
You should state clearly how you meet the criteria outlined in the person/ role specification.
You should also complete the Conflict of Interests Form and OCPA monitoring form. The monitoring form will be kept separately from your application and Conflict of Interests Form, and will not be seen by the selection panel in order to meet OCPA Code of Practice.
Please return your completed applications to firstname.lastname@example.org and put 'UK Sport Board Members' in the subject line. Alternatively you can send a hard copy of your application to the Public Appointments Team, DCMS, 4th Floor, 100 Parliament StreetSW1A 2BQ.
If you have any questions about the Public Appointments process please contact Kerry Allison in the DCMS Public Appointments Team on 020 7211 2813 or by email at email@example.com
For information on the roles and UK Sport please contact Jo Whittaker at UK Sport on 020 7211 5181 or by email at Joanna.Whittaker@uksport.gov.uk
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