Norfolk FA Code of Governance Presentation

Join the Board of Directors at Norfolk FA

Norfolk County FA
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Board at Norfolk FA as an Independent Non-Executive Director.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Board at Norfolk FA as an Independent Non-Executive Director.


The Norfolk County FA Board of Directors is responsible for managing the business affairs of the Association; determining the strategy, plans, policies and financial investment required to achieve our aims as a Governing Body.


Earlier this year we became one of the first County FA’s to achieve The FA’s Code of Governance for County Football Associations, and we are proud to have also achieved the Preliminary Level of the Equality Standard for Sport.


Last season we launched our 2021-24 strategy entitled “A Strategy for Everyone”, which is built around the following core components:


  • Workforce strategy
  • Equality, diversity & inclusion
  • Strategy branding, vision, mission and our DNA
  • Safeguarding
  • CFA corporate governance
  • Sustainable financial model
  • KPIs and headline objectives


As a Norfolk FA Director, you will play a pivotal role in helping us achieve our strategic aims and driving the Association forward.


We are ideally looking for individuals to join us who have relevant skills and experience in one of the following areas:

  • Human Resources and Wellbeing
  • Inclusion


Please find below the application pack for this position. If you feel you demonstrate the necessary, experience, skills and attributes required to fulfil the criteria for this exciting opportunity, we would welcome your application.


Applications must be submitted using the links below. A separate covering letter and CV should be emailed to at the time of your form submission.


If you have any questions regarding the role or would like to have an informal chat regarding the position, please contact Matt Carpenter, Chief Executive at Norfolk FA via email


Norfolk County Football Association embraces the diversity of Norfolk Football and would like our Board to be reflective of our local demographic, consisting of a diverse range of skillsets and backgrounds. We welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, race, disability, gender reassignment, pregnancy and maternity, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, sex and religion or belief.