Elected Director with Direct Wheelchair Rugby Sport Experience

We wish to recruit one Director/Trustee, with direct experience of the sport of wheelchair rugby for an initial three-year term, and are now inviting applications.

Our elected Directors are chosen by our membership, based on recommendations from a
Nominations Committee as to who meets the skills and experience. Our election regulations require 25% of our board to have direct experience of wheelchair rugby and we are now seeking candidates who have played the Paralympic discipline of the game at club level and preferably at international level. The successful candidate will have a particular responsibility for representing the interests of Members and of ensuring the Board is always aware of the particular needs of the disability groups it serves. You will need to be able to devote the necessary time, to understanding and representing the needs of Members and have strategic vision, independent judgement, and the ability to think creatively and a willingness to speak your mind.

For further details, see the role description and Board Terms of Reference, and for an informal discussion contact the Chief Executive, David Pond, on 0797 1495 990, or the Chair, Kevin Aitchison at chairman@gbwr.org.uk

To apply

To apply please submit your CV along with a covering letter stating why you wish to become a Board member, how your skills would add value to the Board and how you will represent the interests of Members, to:

Daniel Hook
GBWR
Rugby House
Twickenham Stadium
200 Whitton Road
Twickenham
TW2 7BA

Or email to: danielhook@rfu.com

The closing date for applications is 1200 on 4 September 2018.

Governance & Finance Committee Member

The GBWR Governance & Finance Committee (GFC) fulfils the responsibilities of an audit committee as set out in the current October 2016 Code for Sports Governance. The GFC is instrumental in supporting the Board of Trustees to manage our finance and people resources prudently.
We are now seeking candidates, with current experience in a financial services environment, for us to consider for appointment as a non-trustee member of our Governance & Finance Committee (GFC). We are especially interested to identify someone who can bring expertise and experience in the identification, assessment and management of risk.

For further details, see the role description and GFC Terms of Reference, and for an informal discussion contact Simon Le Fevre, current GFC Chair, at: simon.lefevre@gbwr.org.uk

To apply:

To apply please submit your CV along with a covering letter stating why you wish to take on this role, how your skills would add value to the GFC and any other relevant information to:

Daniel Hook
GBWR
Rugby House
Twickenham Stadium
200 Whitton Road
Twickenham
TW2 7BA

Or email to: danielhook@rfu.com

The closing date for applications is 1200 on 14 September 2018.

Talent Programme Mechanic

The purpose of the role is to provide mechanical support at Talent Programme camps and regional sessions, thus, supporting the delivery of a successful Talent Programme. This role is open to a role share which will allow flexibility to support the required sessions.

For further details, see the role description / conditions of service, and for an informal discussion contact Conor (details below).

To apply:

To be considered for the role please send an email which includes why you are interested in this role, experience as a mechanic (those without the appropriate skills/experience may be considered) and two referees to Conor Murphy (GBWR Talent Programme Manager) at conor.murphy@gbwr.org.uk

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