Feb 112020
 

Non-Executive Directors - Wales Rugby League (WRL)

Job Description

Acorn Executive Search work in strategic partnership with the Welsh Sports Association in strengthening the Boards of their member organisations with voluntary Non-Executive Directors.

As part of the continued growth of Wales Rugby League (WRL) the board wishes to appoint new specialist Directors.

Wales Rugby League is the National Governing Body (NGB) for the sport of Rugby League in Wales and is a company limited by guarantee.

Rugby League has a rich heritage of Inclusion, equality and diversity and it is part of their governance plan to continually embrace this culture.

WRL intends to achieve at least a 60-40 gender parity on their board and also recognise their history by appointing BAME directors.

Therefore, while WRL will accept and consider all candidates they especially wish to encourage applications from females, disabled and BAME applicants.

They are currently looking for specialists in 3 areas:

  • Commercial business development
  • Marketing
  • Hospitality

It's an exciting time to get involved as they recently launched their first Women's International player pathway, Learning Disability and Physical Disability Rugby League in Wales. They are also proud to say that both their Wheelchair and Men's National teams have qualified for the World cup in 2021 in England. They are looking for people with the skills, drive and passion to help us build on this legacy.

Role title: Non-Executive Director

Time commitment: Approximately 1-2 days per month, 4 face to face board meetings per year and 8 virtual meetings.

Represent the WRL at Community, National or International events.

Induction:

They will provide a Director Induction package that will include:

  • Rugby League culture familiarisation
  • Roles and legal responsibilities
  • Online Safeguarding
  • Anti-doping training.

Remuneration:

The position is voluntary though all reasonable travel and subsistence expenses will be reimbursed.

Location:

Flexible, although as the WRL is a Wales NGB living in Wales is advantageous

Please see the attached document which outlines:

  1. Role description and Person Specification of WRL Director
  2. Expectations of Directors under UK law and WRL Policy

Apply through this advertisement, or send your CV to Jan Hughes at Acorn Executive Search jan.hughes@acornpeople.com.

Be brave, can you be part of the WRL team to make the future bright?

Wales Rugby League

Wales Rugby League is the National Governing Body (NGB) for the sport of Rugby League in Wales and is a company limited by guarantee.

Rugby League has a rich heritage of Inclusion, equality and diversity and it is part of our governance plan to continually embrace this culture.

WRL intends to achieve at least a 60-40 gender parity on our board and also recognise our history by appointing BAME directors.

Wales Rugby League Non-Executive Directors - download advert

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