Scottish Ice Hockey seeks Independent Board Members

Scottish Ice Hockey is currently seeking to recruit strategic leaders who will be able to work with the board in the interest of members to support the development of ice hockey in Scotland.

The role is to provide independent, unbiased advice to stakeholders that reflect the views of our members, to promote greater levels of participation in and awareness of our sport, providing a high-quality service to our members.

Our membership covers a broad spectrum of participants including juniors, seniors and recreational players, and supporting the development of our sport through educational programmes for our volunteers.

We are looking to appoint at least two independent directors and invite applications to be considered by the board.

We need individuals with strong leadership skills who can continue developing and influencing the strategic focus and direct the organisation towards its future.

You would need to be able to make a commitment to SIH and devote the necessary time, have strategic vision, independent judgement, an ability to think creatively and a willingness to speak your mind.

SIH is currently undergoing a governance review which is looking to provide a new governing body for the sport across Scotland, and the role will need to support the view of members in this transitional period.

We are looking for candidates who have skills in one or more of the following areas:

  • Finance
  • Legal
  • Communications and Marketing

And, bring experience from one of the following sectors:

  • Private sector
  • Public sector
  • Voluntary sector

We value diversity throughout our organisation and through our Equality and Diversity Policy and strive for a more diverse Board of Directors.

We welcome nominations from everyone. In particular, we are looking to attract applications from women, BAME groups and people with disabilities.

We will pay travel expenses and provide a full induction to the organisation’s work. You will be expected to attend at least six board meetings a year, which are normally held centrally in the country.

In addition, we would encourage your attendance at several associated meetings, activities and events.

For more detailed information about the SIH and a list of the current directors, please visit our website at www.siha-uk.co.uk.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact the Chair of the Association, David Hand, on 07970 223301.

Please email a covering letter with an outline of why you are suitable for the role to nominationscommittee@siha-uk.co.uk. The closing date is Friday, 21st May.