Chair of CSW Sport

Organisation Solihull and Warwickshire Sport (CSW Sport) Board

Location Board meetings will be held at Riverside House, Royal Leamington Spa. Meetings may also be held throughout Coventry, Solihull and Warwickshire. Travel to other parts of the country may be required as necessary to undertake the role of Chair.

Hours of Work Board Meetings and Local events

Salary & Benefits This is a non-salaried position. Travel costs and reasonable expenses to attend national meetings will be reimbursed. Travel and other expenses to attend Board meetings and local events will not be reimbursed.

Closing Date 10 October

JOB DESCRIPTION

Chair of CSW Sport 

This is an exciting time to be involved in our organisation, with a Government strategy targeted at engaging inactive people. We are a County Sports Partnership operating across the sub-region of Coventry, Solihull and Warwickshire with a mission to connect partner agencies, charities, service providers and businesses to work together in new ways to tackle this challenge. To help us design and implement that transformational change, we are looking for a new Chair for our Board. You will be a talented strategist, with an ease in building effective relationships and an appetite to help develop and refresh our Board team. You'll be happy to meet periodically with our principal funder, Sport England, and our host agency, Coventry City Council. You'll have relevant skills – perhaps in corporate services – developed in a commercial or educational environment. If you'd like to make a difference to the lives of many people, we'd encourage you to consider applying. We only pay expenses for national travel; the reward lies in the social changes you can make across the sub-region.

The Chair provides strategic leadership to the Board and to the organisation as a whole, working with the Director to ensure that the design of the Board's work supports achieving CSW Sport's outcomes. • The Chair ensures that the Board delivers its key strategic role and provides effective governance of the organisation, securing its viability and sustainability, and looking to maximise its effectiveness, within the scope of its Terms of Reference. • The Chair plays a lead role in shaping the Board's development as a strong team, working in a complementary way with the Director's leadership of his or her team, to encourage quality discussions and debate. • The Chair contributes to the promotion and positioning of the organisation with a wide range of external stakeholders.

If you would like to find out more, please ring either Kelly Shaw on 07900 363803 or Radojka Miljevic on 07989 608 380. You can download a pack from www.campbelltickell.com/jobs. Closing date for completed applications: 9.00am on 10th October 2017.

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