Recruitment of Non Executive Chairman

Role specification

This is a new role.

The role is unconnected with the day‐to‐day management of the football club and is instead concerned with ensuring the activities of the club align to its purpose, vision and values. As a 'non‐executive', the role is impartial and can use this distance to maintain an objective position and to provide challenge, albeit with the duty of representing the interests of all stakeholders.  

The role holder will         

 Chair committee meetings

 Be an independent check of the alignment of the club activities with it purpose, value and 5 year vision

 Hold the committee to the standards set out in the Committee Charter

 Chair the nominations committee which is responsible for the selection process for elections of club officers and the appointment process for paid employees.

The role holder will be expected to attend bi‐monthly committee meetings and meetings of the nominations committee as and when needed.  

Experience of Board roles and / or non‐executive roles will be helpful.