Scottish Hockey, in partnership with sportscotland, is seeking to appoint a Chief Executive Officer.

This is a challenging post, in a National Leading Sports Body providing a major leadership role in Scottish Sport at a time of great opportunity provided by the Games of London 2012 and Glasgow 2014.

Scottish Hockey is a non for profit organisation led by a volunteer Board of Directors, to whom the post reports.

To enhance the interests of Scottish Hockey the CEO has a responsibility to: 

  • Provide vision, leadership and direction to the company and the sport
  • Provide high level support to the President and the Board
  • Co-ordinate relationships with member clubs and external agencies
  • Represent Scottish Hockey nationally and internationally
  • Lead and manage the delivery of the business plan.
  • Monitor organisational performance
  • Ensure effective, efficient and economic use of resources
  • Establish policy
  • Manage a team

To be considered you should have:

  • proven leadership experience
  • proven strategic, financial and operational experience
  • proven managerial experience and organisational skills, including the ability to delegate , and to work closely with a Board
  • enthusiasm & self motivation
  • willingness to work flexible hours
  • excellent communication skills including dealing with politicians, media and sponsors
  • preferably, experience with non-for profit /Volunteer organisations

The position is currently based in Edinburgh but will move to Glasgow Commonwealth Games Hockey facility in the first quarter of 2013.

Salary range circa £42k per annum plus benefits.

How to apply

Interested candidates should send a detailed CV and letter of interest explaining why the candidate should be appointed.

For information see our web site http://www.scottish-hockey.org.uk/ or contact Brent Deans, CEO Scottish Hockey Union, on 0131 453 9070 or email brent.deans@scottish-hockey.org.uk

Closing date for applications: 18th April 2011, 5:00pm

Interviews will take place on 4th & 5th May 2011