Posted: 24 April 2018

Scottish Swimming - Chairperson for Board of Directors

Scottish Swimming
Honorarium of circa £4,500 net
Closing date:
16 May 2018
Interview date:
27 May 2018
Up to a four year term and is subject to annual approval by the SASA Council. The post may be extended for a further four year term.

Scottish Swimming seeks a committed individual with a passion for sport in Scotland to fulfil the vacancy of Chairperson of the sport’s Board of Directors.

Working as part of a team, the successful candidate will have an understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing the sport and possess the necessary leadership qualities to drive the strategic direction of Scottish Swimming.

As Chairperson of the Board of Directors you will contribute to the strategic running of the Company and focus on the following specific tasks, in addition to the tasks outlined for a Board Director:

  • Provide a mentoring role to the Chief Executive.
  • Oversee the work of the Chief Executive, including leading the Chief Executive Appraisal process.
  • Have overall responsibility for corporate governance issues, including financial matters, legal issues, risk management and child Wellbeing cases.
  • Deal with emergency issues referred by the Chief Executive.
  • Carry out annual appraisals for all Board Directors and agree Director Objectives in line with the needs of the business.
  • Develop, in conjunction with the Chief Executive, external relations with appropriate partners.

For full details please click on the accompanying documents listed below.

Scottish Swimming is committed to selecting Board Directors solely on the basis of their ability to do the job for which they are being recruited, and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. 

The closing date for receipt of applciations is 16 May 2018.

Interviews:  afternoon/early evening of 27th May 2018 in Stirling