Organisation Table Tennis England
Location Norfolk House (Central Entrance), 88 Saxon Gate West, Milton Keynes MK9 2DL
Hours of Work 8-12 Days Per Annum
Salary & Benefits Expenses
Closing Date 21 April
The Articles of Association require the Board to be composed of three (3) Elected Directors, the CEO and up to eight (8) other Non-Executive Directors. A minimum of 25% of the Board will be independent which the Board has defined as being an individual who is not a playing member, a National Councillor, or an administrator in a club, league, county or regional committee.
Three (3) vacancies have arisen on the Board, two of which need to be filled by
individuals who are independent. The Board wish to appoint Directors with a varied and
complimentary skillset of individuals with diverse skills, knowledge, experience and
competencies. Specific areas of expertise currently being sought include:
Commercial and marketing
As there are three (3) vacancies, other relevant experience and skills could include:
Coaching and/or Performance Sport
HR and general administration
Mass participation events
Cyber risk/data protection
Non-Executive Directors are required to take responsibility for five key areas:
Directors should challenge and help develop proposals on strategy, set the vision, values and standards and ensure that its obligations to the membership are understood and met.
The Board should set the strategic aims and ensure that the necessary human and financial resources are in place for the organisation to meet its objectives.
The Board will set the budget, approve the Annual Operating Plan and monitor financial performance.
Performance of the Executive
Directors should scrutinise the performance of the Chief Executive Officer and the Senior Leadership Team in meeting agreed goals and objectives and monitor the reporting of performance.
Directors should provide leadership within a framework of prudent and effective controls,
which enable risk (including financial, legal and reputational risk) to be assessed and managed. Directors should satisfy themselves on the integrity of financial information and that financial controls and systems of risk management are robust and defensible.
Stakeholders and People
Directors should be aware of the interests of all stakeholders (including funding agencies and the membership) and should have a role in approving the staff structure and appointing and reviewing the performance of the Chief Executive Officer and through him/her the Senior Leadership Team.
PERSON SPECIFICATION/KEY SKILLS:
i) Experience of working as a company director (commercial, charity, and voluntary
sector), trustee, partner or in an appropriate senior executive management position
ii) a desire to take on a non-executive position and a clear understanding of the
role of a non-executive director; Knowledge of and commitment to Table Tennis England's mission, objectives and core values; Commitment to promote the highest standards of corporate governance (including the Code for Sports Governance) and seek compliance wherever possible; The ability to represent and promote Table Tennis England externally; Knowledge of the structures, controls and politics of British sport; The highest standards of integrity and probity; The ability to question intelligently, debate constructively, challenge rigorously and decide dispassionately; The ability to work strategically as part of a team and to lead effectively in specific areas if required;
A willingness to participate in meetings, ask questions and take responsibility;
Honesty, integrity and credibility; Tolerance and consideration of different views;
A track record of acting in good faith and in the best interests of an organisation;
Ability to listen, analyse, think clearly and work well with others.
Applications should include a short CV and personal statement, sent to:
Head of Operations
Table Tennis England
88 Saxon Gate West
Milton Keynes MK9 2DL
Or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org