Exciting new position on England Netball's Board

England Netball has been committed to our innovative and progressive strategy ‘Your Game Your Way’ where the participant is at the heart of everything England Netball does.

This strategy had transformed the sport, enabling growth, retention and a smooth transition through the different stages of a participant’s journey with the game, whether casual players or elite athletes. It has resulted in over 180,000 women participating in netball on a weekly basis, with England Netball membership exceeding 100,000 for the first time in 2016/17 and continuing to grow. The success has come on the court also with the Roses winning Commonwealth Gold in April 2018.

England Netball is embarking on the next stage of its progression, and is challenging itself to become commercially sustainable, whilst continuing to facilitate participation growth, increasing the sports profile and success at the elite level. It is currently developing a new 10 year strategy to support the sport’s continued progress.

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One of the current Nominated Non-Executive Directors is coming to the end of their current term. They are eligible for re-election and have indicated that they wish to continue in the position. However in its quest to continue to recruit high quality and appropriately skilled directors, England Netball is offering the opportunity for other members to be nominated if they wish to be considered to serve on the Board. As a Non-Executive Director, you will help cement England Netball’s position as a top-performing NGB, driving the new strategy to achieve continued growth and progress towards the commercial objective to ensure that the elite squad is equipped to continue to achieve success.

Following a skills analysis, England Netball has determined that the appropriate skills required of any candidate is legal, compliance and governance, and would welcome nominations from those with a background in one or more of these areas.

England Netball is keen to address areas of underrepresentation throughout the sport and particularly welcomes applications from the BAME community, disabled people and people from the LGBT+ community. Should you require application forms in an alternative format or any adjustments to be made throughout the application process or upon appointment, please contact company.secretary@englandnetball.co.uk. England Netball also operates a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants and is a Stonewall Diversity Champion.

If you wish to be considered for nomination to the Board as a Non-Executive Director and you are a member of England Netball, please read the information provided and complete all three parts of the Nominated Director Application Form and return it along with your CV to company.secretary@englandnetball.co.uk no later than 5 p.m. on 15th June 2020.

All applications will be subject to review by the Nominations Committee and candidates must be endorsed by the Nominations Committee. If there are more endorsed candidates than there are vacancies on the England Netball board candidates will be subject to a formal election process conducted in accordance with the Articles of Association and the final appointments will be ratified at the AGM.

Download the Nominated Director Application Form

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