Leinster Hockey Board Recruitment

Leinster Hockey Board Recruitment

January 20, 2023

BACKGROUND

Leinster Hockey (LH) is the Regional Governing Body for Hockey in the province of Leinster with responsibility for the management and overall development of the sport in co-operation with Hockey Ireland (HI).  Our sport is ageless, genderless and focuses on grass roots access and we have defined performance development pathways. 


LH periodically reviews the skills and experience specification desired to ensure its Board of Directors best fulfils its remit to oversee a successful commercial organisation, promoting exemplary corporate governance and transparency whilst continuing to develop as an effective and representative body fully equipped to lead, develop and govern the sport in the region.


THE BOARD

LH is governed by a Board of Directors comprising a maximum of 12 Directors.  All Directors are appointed to bring specific additional skills and expertise to the Board and to provide independent judgement and objective challenge on issues of strategy, governance, performance and resources.  All Board members are non-executive and act in a voluntary capacity.  The Board is supported by a small office based team.  Meetings take place 8 times per year, currently primarily on Zoom but when in person these will take place primarily in Dublin.  The candidate must be able to attend meetings in person when feasible.  Each Board member will be asked to serve on at least one sub-committee.


THE ROLE AND PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

The Board is responsible for the governance of hockey in Leinster, ensuring the delivery of our Mission, Core Values and Strategy.  We are seeking to further strengthen the skill set and gender balance with the Board.  As a Director, you have input into the deliverance of our strategy and will contribute with insight and experience at meetings.  

 

LH is under-going a period of transformation and are now seeking board members for a variety of roles and also to include a databank of suitable candidates in the following areas:


Financial Management

Governance

Legal

Strategic Planning

Facilities Management

Commercial & Marketing

Volunteer Management

Project Management

Grassroots Development

Diversity & Inclusion


Leinster Hockey Board Director Information - CLICK HERE

Leinster Hockey Board Director Application Form - CLICK HERE


RECRUITMENT PROCESS

To register your interest for these vacancies, please email the Company Secretary to request an application form which will ask you to detail your interest in/ reasons for applying for the role, experience as it pertains to the potential roles and detailing other assets which you could bring to Leinster Hockey.  Please return via email along with a current CV to secretary@leinsterhockey.ie.

All expressions of interest are requested by 9am on the 10th February 2023.

Representatives of the Board of Leinster Hockey will consider all applications and invite selected candidates for interview on the week commencing 20th February 2023.  Any queries regarding the vacancy please direct to the Company Secretary on secretary@hockey.ie  

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