RLIF invite applications to be one of three independent directors

18th July 2019, 20:55


RLIF invite applications to be one of three independent directors

As a global governing body, the Rugby League International Federation (RLIF) is responsible for the overall development of Rugby League worldwide. Our mission is to develop the international sport, stage World Cups which crown the World Champions, deliver commercial value, grow audiences, participation and talent development with consistency of Laws and Integrity and to focus development on targeted markets.

A great deal of work has been done and excellent progress made towards delivering the targets of our Strategic Plan, Global Conversion, and the next stage of our development is to recruit a new Independent Chair and two Independent Directors to our Board. Collectively, the Board will lead the drive to fully meet our objectives and set new targets for 2025 and beyond.

The Chair and Directors will need to harness the collective skills of the Board and Executive to ensure all stakeholders are represented and our objectives are fulfilled. For all roles, we are seeking candidates who are able to display the highest standards of integrity and uphold the values of the RLIF and the sport of Rugby League, add significant value to the Board and our sport as a whole.

The Rugby League International Federation headquarters are based in London, however, there is no requirement to be UK based and we are interested in candidates internationally who meet the requirements of the positions. As an inclusive sport, we welcome applications from suitably qualified candidates from under- represented sections of the community whether based on gender, ethnicity, disability or other criteria.

A passion for sport, an understanding of international sport and the opportunities and challenges facing sports organisations will be an advantage and candidates with specific expertise in finance/audit; international sports development and/or major events; commercial strategy; marketing and digital strategy are particularly of interest.

For a full Candidate Information pack or to find out more please contact Tom Sears, Managing Director, Kinsey Sears at tsears@kinseysears.com or call direct on +44 (0)7775 106670.

Closing date: 9.00am Monday 12th August 2019