This month, Cricket Wales, the National Governing Body for cricket in Wales, has announced details of a top-level recruitment drive. Seeking three new members to join their Board, Cricket Wales are making further steps to lead, inspire and influence the growth, quality and accessibility of cricket in Wales.
These new recruits will comprise of two Recreational Game Directors as well as an Independent Board Director; all of which are expected to be signed over the course of the next few weeks.
Independent Board Director
Cricket Wales is on the search for an Independent Board Director; a role that is pivotal in actioning the Board’s vision and strategic plan. The right candidate will boast extensive knowledge on the subject of cricket, challenging and rethinking the way in which the Board currently operates.
The candidate must however be independent of Welsh cricket administration. This means they cannot be an official, committee or Board member of any cricket organisation in Wales.
Peter Hybart, CEO of Cricket Wales, believes welcoming fresh talent into the organisation will bring with it a string of benefits, seeing Cricket Wales continue to fly the flag for Welsh sport across the world.
Talking on the subject, Hybart says:
“Cricket Wales is continually looking to modernise its governance in line with best practice and the Independent Director role on our Board is a key part of providing added objectivity, business skills and diversity to a team that already has great strengths and expertise. We are highly regarded by the England and Wales Cricket Board and Sport Wales, and wish to further develop our reputation for strong sports governance.”
Recreational Game Directors
Having already received a great deal of interest for the Recreational Game Director roles, Cricket Wales seeks two dynamic individuals who can uphold the reputation of the organisation. Requiring candidates with a passion for both cricket and business, the role entails a great deal of responsibility, with successful candidates employing the right combination of skills, knowledge, experience, independence and diversity to meet the needs of cricket and the communities Cricket Wales serve.
The right candidates must demonstrate experience in the following:
- Change management
- Strategic planning
- Relationship management
- Executive performance review
- Financial management
- Risk assessment
Please note that both Recreational Game Directors must be members of a Cricket Wales affiliated club, league, region or association. Individuals must also be proposed and seconded by the Cricket Wales affiliated organisation they are connected to.
Could you be the next Cricket Wales Board member?
If you are interested in applying for either of the roles, there is still time to register your interest. For an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Peter Hybart on 02920 419328. Alternatively, visit www.cricketwales.org.uk to access application forms and further supporting information.