BUCS - Hockey National League Management Committee - Chair

BUCS

Details

Closing date:   25 September 2019
Location:   National
Region:   London
Employment type:   Volunteer
Salary:   Expenses paid

Description

The Chair will lead the LMC (League Management Committee) in the development of recommendations for future development of the BUCS Hockey National Leagues.

They will act as a key link with the BUCS Hockey Sport Advisory Group (SAG) to direct the development of these recommendations.
The Chair shall not be employed by or directly associated in any way with an institution currently participating in the BUCS Hockey National Leagues.

The successful candidate will lead the LMC in the development of recommendations for future development of the BUCS Hockey National Leagues. They will act as a key link with the BUCS Hockey Sport Advisory Group (SAG) to direct the development of these recommendations.  

It is expected that the Chair will act as an ambassador for BUCS, the BUCS Hockey programme and establish relationships with all key stakeholders.   

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Act as an ambassador for BUCS
  • Chair League Management Committee (LMC) meetings  
  • Lead the development of the LMC’s annual development plan
  • Arrange LMC meeting dates and agenda items with the BUCS Hockey Development Manager
  • Arrange for meeting notes and/or minutes to be distributed to LMC members, SAG Chair and BUCS Executive where appropriate
  • Encourage transparent and open communication within the LMC
  • Establish relationship between BUCS and key stakeholders to the Hockey programme
  • Ensure all members of the LMC comply with the BUCS Volunteer Code of Conduct 

 

KEY RELATIONSHIPS 

BUCS Chief Executive Officer, BUCS Head of Sport Delivery and Performance, BUCS Hockey Development Manager, England Hockey, Scottish Hockey, Hockey Wales, BUCS Hockey SAG Chair, BUCS member institutions, other external partners as appropriate. 

PERSON SPECIFICATION 

ESSENTIAL 

Experience and Knowledge 

  • No direct association with an institution currently participating in the BUCS Hockey National Leagues 
  • Long-term strategic planning and direction 
  • Establishing stakeholder relationships 
  • Working within voluntary committees
  • Understanding of developments within the wider landscape of Hockey 

Skills and Abilities

  • Proven advocacy capability  
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Ability to motivate a team 
  • Ability to think and act creatively

DESIRABLE

  • Extensive sport-specific knowledge 
  • Understanding of HE sporting landscape 

 

Time Commitment  

Approximately 3-4 LMC meetings per year: 3-4 days 
Attendance at key sport specific events: 2-3 days 
Other meetings, preparation and general duties: 4-5 days 

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