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Independent Non-Executive Director
The Northern Cricket Union of Ireland (NCU) is a regional governing body for the sport of cricket in Ireland. The NCU is seeking to appoint an Independent Non-Executive Director. Applications would be welcome from individuals with expertise in one or more of the following areas:
This appointment will be voluntary commencing in early 2022 for an initial period of up to 3 years. No remuneration is associated with the role.
This is a fantastic opportunity to help shape the strategy for the development of cricket in the NCU region at a key time in the history of the sport, engaging with a range of partners, funding bodies, a committed volunteer workforce and the grassroots membership.
Required key skills, experience, and qualifications:
Required behavioural competencies and qualities:
'Independent Director' means a director, nominated following an external search process, who is free from any close connection to the charity over the preceding four years.
Independent Directors will be full members of the Board and will attend all Board meetings. In addition, it is expected that Independent Directors will sit on one or more Board committees. The Board currently meets six times per year. Additional meetings may be required during the year subject to ongoing business needs. Board Meetings generally occur on weekday evenings, lasting around two hours.
Cricket is an ambitious sport, as such we are keen to attract a wider pool of talent to the board to help the sport attract and integrate with a wider participant base, better reflecting today's society. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of age, race, colour, sex, marital status, religion, ethnic origin, nationality, disability, or sexual orientation.
HOW TO APPLY
Applications for the role should be made via email to the NCU General Secretary, Bryan Milford (firstname.lastname@example.org) on or before Friday 14th January 2022. Please include a CV and covering letter outlining how you would meet the requirements of the role.
Individuals wishing to discuss the role further prior to application can contact the Chairperson of the NCU, Peter McMorran via email at email@example.com or the Chief Executive Patrick Grimes via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or via telephone to the office.
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