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Non-Executive Director - Edinburgh

Non-for-Profit Sector - Finance Executive/Management
Ref: 1926 Date Posted: Monday 03 Jul 2017
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Finance Director

Independent Non-Executive Board Position

Looking to be part of a fast-paced, dynamic and developing sport? Triathlon Scotland seeks an Independent Non-Executive Director with a specific portfolio for Finance.

This is a voluntary position and is for a three-year term with a further three years thereafter. 

Triathlon Scotland is one of three home nation members of the British Triathlon Federation (BTF), the other two being Triathlon England and Triathlon Wales. The three home nation associations are responsible for all aspects of triathlon in their respective countries and contribute to the work of the BTF. Triathlon Scotland are primarily responsible for increasing participation to the widest possible audience, developing and supporting membership, supporting new and existing clubs and ensuring the sport is being practiced in a safe and enjoyable environment for everyone to enjoy. 

We are also responsible for developing the sporting pathway to ensure participants can achieve their goals at whatever level they aspire to. 

The Finance Director is appointed by the board based on an interview process and who best meets the skills and experience required.

To apply for this role, you must be able to demonstrate that you have previous experience within a Non-Executive Director role and can demonstrate a big picture understanding of the wide role that finance plays within the organisation.

We are looking for an individual who can help develop Triathlon Scotland’s strategic vision, can devote the necessary time, show independent judgement, an ability to think creatively and help direct the organisation towards its future enthusiastically. 

Ideally, the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • The ability to operate at board level
  •  A good understanding of the role sport & physical activity plays in society
  •  Ability to think creatively & strategically
  •  A willingness and ability to develop a strong and collaborative working relationship with the staff team particularly the CEO 

We pay travelling expenses and provide an induction to Triathlon Scotland’s work. You will be expected to attend 6 Board meetings a year, which are held in Stirling on a week day evening. In addition, you would be expected to attend the AGM and would encourage your attendance at some other triathlon events. 

If you wish to discuss the role before applying, enquiries can be made to the CEO by emailing 

Closing date for applications is Friday 7 July 2017 at midnight.

To apply please send your CV with a covering letter that explains what motivates you to apply and how you meet the requirements to