Kick It Out recruiting for Chair of Professional Game Guidance Group
Kick It Out is seeking to recruit an independent chair to manage its Professional Game Guidance Group, whose function is to advise and support the organisation’s strategies, objectives and actions.
The Chair will manage the function of the group, ensure it fulfils its purpose to support and provide guidance to Kick It Out with the development of its work within the professional game.
The successful candidate will lead of the discussions and debates of each quarterly meeting, ensuring that matters are dealt with accordingly and decisions made where appropriate.
In addition, they will have a responsibility to provide regular updates on the group’s progress to Kick It Out’s Trustees.
The position of Chair is voluntary, but where necessary travel expenses will be reimbursed.
The appointed Chair will have the following skills and experience:
• A willingness to lead the group, and commitment to the work ethos and principles of Kick It Out.
• Understanding of the operational practices of Kick It Out and its strategic objectives.
• Be diplomatic and persuasive where necessary to ensure actions are completed.
• Possess the relevant knowledge, experience and networks to support the group.
• Must be able to travel to London for meetings and possess an element of flexibility.
The key aims of the group are as follows:
1) Ensuring that the Kick It Out brand and its messages are clear about what the organisation does and what it offers, guaranteeing clubs are aware of how it helps tackle all forms of discrimination.
2) Embedding football’s Equality Standard and Code of Practice; proactively engaging with clubs to assist them to achieve levels of the respective frameworks; communicating the progressive route between the two; sharing good practice and celebrating successes.
3) Developing and delivering new and innovative ideas to tackle discrimination and promote equality across the professional area of the game.
4) Co-ordinating campaigns seeking to engage with professional clubs that tackle discrimination and promote equality; providing an annual calendar of activities; communicating the significance and relevance of each campaign and facilitating clubs to select from a ‘menu’ of opportunities that meets their specific club needs.
To apply for the position of Chair, please email email@example.com with your CV and/or details of relevant experience alongside a completed version of the Diversity Monitoring Form.
The applications process will close at 5pm on Friday 7 April 2017.
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