Non-Executive Business Director Vacancy

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Board at Norfolk County Football Association as a non-executive 'Business Director'.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Board at Norfolk County Football Association as a non-executive ‘Business Director’. The position is voluntary, for which travel expenses will be provided to attend meeting and relevant events.

The position will aim to start in September and will be for an initial term of the 2018/19 season (June 2019).

The Board of Directors of the Norfolk County Football Association (NCFA) directs and monitors the business affairs of the Association. In doing so, the Directors determine the vision, strategy, plans, policies and financial investment required to achieve the overall long-term business objectives.

The post requires a commitment to monthly Board meetings which predominately take place at 6.30pm on Monday evenings at the County Headquarters.

NCFA requires Directors with a specific responsibility at a senior level in at least one of the following areas of expertise:

·         Finance/Funding/Investment

·         Equality/Diversity

·         PR/Marketing

·         Safeguarding


The principle accountabilities are summarised below:

·         To serve as a Director of the Company and to actively participate in its strategic management

·         To execute the responsibilities of a Company Director in accordance with the Companies Act (2006) and   other relevant legislation

·         To safeguard the assets of the business along with the interests of the Membership and stakeholders of   the Association

·     Ongoing involvement in the planning and delivery of the Norfolk County FA Strategy & Business Plan,   #NorfolkFootball ForALL

·         To act as the Board ‘Champion’ in an area of expertise and effectively mentor, guide and advise the staff   lead on related matters

·         To ensure the effective implementation of Board decisions by the CEO and the staff, providing a   supportive role in helping achieve the strategic aims and objectives of the business

·         To jointly oversee the management of risk to the Association

·         To develop and maintain an effective corporate governance structure

·         To monitor the financial affairs of the Association and ensure the effective use of NCFA finances

·         To promote equality of opportunity and a football for all ethos in a safe sporting environment

·         To represent the Association to partners and stakeholders of the Association in a professional manner


To apply, please complete the below downloadable application form and submit it along with a covering letter marked ‘Private & Confidential to: The Chairman, Norfolk County FA, 11 Meridian Way, Thorpe St Andrew, Norwich, NR7 0TA.

The closing date for applications is Friday 3 August 2018 at 1pm. Interviews have been scheduled to take place during the afternoon on Monday 13 August at the County Headquarters.

Norfolk County FA is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from all sectors of the local community.