Posted: 29 April 2022

Scottish Swimming - Board Director

Scottish Swimming
Honorarium dependant on appraisal
Closing date:
19 May 2022
Interview date:
14 June 2022


A committed individual with a love for sport in Scotland is needed to fill a vacancy on Scottish Swimming's Board of Directors. Working as part of a team, the chosen candidate will have a thorough awareness of the sport's challenges and potential, as well as the requisite leadership attributes to guide Scottish Swimming's strategic direction.

As a member of the Board of Directors, you will contribute to the Company's strategic operations, report to the membership annually alongside the Chairperson and CEO, and focus on the following specific tasks:

  • Planning for the continuous development of the Company
  • Challenge and support the work of the management team, ensuring the Company delivers against the corporate plan through achieving the annual targets.
  • Ensure the Company delivers against its agreed budget
  • Act as Board Project Sponsor for a variety of company projects, bringing outside knowledge, experience and innovation to the Company
  • Maintain a current knowledge of the Board’s activities, the work of Scottish Swimming and the work of the relevant disciplines and partner associations
  • Promoting Scottish Swimming and its objectives within all appropriate forums

This challenging role will suit highly driven and passionate individuals who believe they can contribute positively to Scottish Swimming's future and are available to attend up to six Board meetings each year (normally held in Stirling).

Having carried out a full “Skills Gap Analysis” of the current Board profile, Scottish Swimming is keen to recruit a candidate with strong knowledge around governance, legal, commercial and an understanding of aquatics in Scotland.

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. 

For further information about Scottish Swimming please visit

To apply please complete the application form and send with a cover letter and cv to

Closing date for applications:  midday, Thursday 19th May

Interviews:     Tuesday 14th June