Vice-Chairperson: Lacrosse Scotland

Term: Co-opted position, with expiry of term on 01 May 2023. Option of seeking election for up to two further 2 year terms
Payment: this is a volunteer position and is unpaid.
Commitment: Monthly board meetings, quarterly workshop days, attendance at GMs and regular meetings with committees
Expenses: expenses will be reimbursed in accordance with the Lacrosse Scotland Expense policy
Application process: Email a CV to admin@lacrossescotland.com

Overall summary

Lacrosse is a small, but very exciting sport and Lacrosse Scotland is committed to developing our player base in Scotland across all ages and at all levels. Lacrosse has Olympic recognition and part of our strategic plan has been developed to retain and grow membership, build foundations for successful performance, promote our brand and our sport, whilst delivering Lacrosse within a strong and safe strong governance framework.

The vice chairperson will work closely with each of the directors, notably the Chair, and will oversee one or more committees to assist in the implementation of the Lacrosse Scotland strategy, ensuring best practice is maintained. The ideal candidate will have a good eye for detail and the ability to simplify complex detail. The role can be developed and flexed to the right applicant, with a focus on one of the following areas; Commercial, Governance, HR, Coaching or Volunteering.

Responsibilities

  • Together with the other Directors deliver the Lacrosse Scotland Strategic Plan 2020-2024
  • With specific responsibility for one of the focus areas, as defined above.
  • Support the Chairperson and deputise as required
  • Manage one or more committees and/or working groups to develop and deliver plans
  • Identify and engage with third party organisations to support the delivery of LS Strategic Plan
  • Maintain strong relationship with sportscotland and wider stakeholders
  • Develop relevant policies and processes applicable to focus area g. Commercial/Fundraising guidance, HR policies, Coaching pathways.
  • Play an active role in decision making concerning the wider organisation, and act as a constructive critic for other portfolios where required

Requirements

  • Experience executing strategic plans
  • Ability to translate strategy into delivery
  • Project reporting and stakeholder management experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Team player, with leadership ability
  • Problem solving mindset, and comfort with change/growth
  • Excellent time management and organisational ability
  • Well-organised and detail-oriented

Desirable

  • Experience of managing volunteers
Date published: 11 May 2022
Date updated: 11 May 2022

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