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Independent Director
Salary: Voluntary Role
Job Type: Permanent
Start Date:
Job Reference: BBBH15296
Added: 09 May 2019
Job Description
Cricket Wales is recruiting an Independent Director to join the Cricket Wales Board.

An Independent Director must be independent of cricket administration in Wales i.e. they cannot be an official, committee or Board member of any cricket organisation in Wales. They may or may not be a member of a cricket organisation in Wales.

Remuneration - Voluntary Company Director role, expenses paid

Do you have a passion for cricket development and business excellence?

Cricket Wales is looking for a dynamic, innovative and committed individual, independent of Welsh cricket administration, to join the Cricket Wales Board of Directors. Applicants will be interviewed by a Cricket Wales Nominations Panel which will make recommendations to the Cricket Wales AGM.

Cricket Wales welcome applications from any person who is eligible to undertake the role of a Company Director and is independent of Welsh cricket administration. They would particularly encourage applications from women, people with disabilities, Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority candidates and Welsh Language speakers, as these groups are currently under-represented on our Board. All members of the community who are independent of Welsh cricket administration are actively encouraged to apply.

The Cricket Wales' Board's role is to:

1.Agree Cricket Wales' vision and strategic plan and ensure that the necessary financial and human resources are in place for the company to meet its objectives

2.Provide leadership and expertise within a framework of effective financial control that enables risk to be assessed and managed

3.Set the Cricket Wales values and standards and ensure that its obligations to its members and others are understood and met

Cricket Wales is looking for an Independent Director to constructively challenge how things are currently done. Collectively we need the right balance of skills, knowledge, experience, independence and diversity to meet the needs of cricket and the communities we serve. As a group Board Directors need to demonstrate experience of change management, strategic planning, relationship management, executive performance review, finance, risk assessment and diversity/inclusion

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Peter Hybart, Cricket Wales CEO on 02920 419328. For an information pack and an application form please click on the links below or visit

The closing date for applications is Friday 31st May 2019. Interviews will be held on Wednesday 19th June 2019

Acorn Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment.
Cricket Wales

Cricket Wales is one of 39 Boards that make up the ECB and is also recognised by Sport Wales and Welsh Government as the National Governing Body for cricket in Wales. We exist ‘to lead, inspire and influence the growth, quality and accessibility of cricket in Wales’ We are made up of many different cricket organisations from across the length and breadth of Wales, all sharing a passion for cricket. 

Supporting documents to download:

Independent Director - Application Form 

Independent Director - Application Supporting Information

Equality Monitoring Form 

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