NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR / CHAIR OF AUDIT COMMITTEE
UK Athletics (UKA) is the national governing body for the sport of Athletics in the UK. We work with a wide range of stakeholders in the sport, to devise strategies and drive plans to identify and nurture talent through to the highest levels of achievement as well as to ensure athletics remains the nation’s favourite Olympic and Paralympic sport.
Over the years UKA has matured to generate a clear vision for the sport – to drive up performance and raise standards in every event, every region and every age group. This vision is fuelled by a dedicated team of full time staff and part time volunteers who all share the same passion and ambition for athletics.
In 2017, London hosted the IAAF and World Para Athletics Championships to international acclaim, demonstrating once again that athletics is as popular as ever. There are challenges ahead but the success of London 2017 has shown there has never been a more exciting time for athletics in the UK.
An exciting opportunity now exists for a qualified accountant with proven experience in financial management and risk assurance, to join the Board and, in particular, chair the Audit Committee of UKA.
To reflect the breadth of responsibilities of a UKA, Non-Executive Director and the specific requirements of this role, you are required to possess a range of skills and experience such as: Qualified accountant and proven experience in financial management and risk assurance.
Evidence of success in chosen career.
Proven Advisory/Committee experience at a senior level and/or senior leadership experience at board level.
Good all round business acumen with proven experience, skills and knowledge of the requirements to lead a successful business. Experience in successfully setting and implementing strategy for an organisation of a similar scale and complexity.
To access the candidate brief for this exciting opportunity and to submit your application, please visit our website www.uka.org.uk in the ‘Employment’ section under ‘Governance’.
Closing date for applications is midnight on Sunday 8th October 2017. UKA is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, ethnicity, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion or belief.