Russia Federation Seek New Directors
Russia’s Association of Rugby League Clubs (ARLC) wishes to reenergise the sport and is currently seeking at least five new directors.
ARLC is the National Governing Body for the sport of Rugby League in Russia and is a not for profit legal entity registered in Russia.
At the request of ARLC, the RLEF are running the recruitment process and once selected, the new ALRC Board will have to be ratified by its members at the next ARLC Annual General Meeting.
ARLC are seeking diversity in their Board and specialists in finance, governance, legal, sport, commercial, business development, communications and IT. Everyone is welcome to apply.
The current ARLC President Denis Korolev recently wrote to the Rugby League European Federation stating he wishes to step down as President and requested assistance in putting together a new Board. With nobody else in place this will be an entirely new Board of Directors to lead ARLC into a new era.
Korolev will support the transition process in terms of legalities however will step down and therefore the new Board, once in place, will decide upon the new President and Vice President.
Role Title: Director
Time Commitment: Approximately 1-2 days per month and a commitment to 4 board meetings per year. Board members may be asked to represent the organisation at other ARLC, national or international events.
Remuneration: The position is voluntary, and reimbursement of travel expenses would have to be agreed upon by the new Board.
Please find attached a role description and person specification aimed at assisting interested candidates with their decision and application process.
Both papers are available to download within this article advertising for new board members on RLEF website or can be requested from Jovan.Vujosevic@rlef.eu.com
How to Apply
Please send a CV and a separate supporting letter demonstrating your suitability for the role to the Jovan.Vujosevic@rlef.eu.com by 12 noon, Monday 13th January 2020.
Be brave, support a sport and/or a nation you love and do something different. Make an application today!
Central & Eastern Europe Regional Director
Rugby League European Federation
Role Description and Person Specification of ARLC Director
Role Title: Non-Executive Directors
Time Commitment: Approximately 1-2 days per month
In relation to the board:
In relation to Russia’s Association of Rugby League Clubs stakeholders and the sport sector:
In relation to independence and Russia’s Association of Rugby League Clubs:
The successful candidate will be a strong leader who recognises how sport and physical activity contributes to society and the health and wellbeing of individuals.
Previous board experience is not essential but would be desirable. However, applications from candidates who have not previously served on a board but can demonstrate the skills and competencies necessary to contribute to Russia’s Association of Rugby League Clubs are welcomed.
Knowledge of rugby league is not an essential requirement for the role.
Has demonstrable experience in building and leading diverse teams, and uniting teams around shared aims and values.
Demonstrable experience in supporting the establishment and growth of developing organisations
Knowledge of the principles of good governance, and how these can be applied to sport to achieve optimum performance in governing bodies; in particular the structures and procedures required for decision-making, accountability and transparency and managing conflicts of interest.
Has a strong understanding of the role of the board, and the board’s responsibilities with regard to governance, financial management, risk management and public accountability.
Understands the sporting landscape and has the knowledge and ability to build strong relationships and navigate sporting, political and commercial environments
Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Communicates plans and activities in a way that promotes understanding and buy in from others, and supports Russia’s Association of Rugby League Clubs strategy
Shows an ability to organise and plan work on behalf of self and others; establishing efficient and appropriate plan of action for the board in line with agreed actions and strategies
Understands the importance of building effective relationships, and demonstrates an ability to develop and maintain strong, collaborative professional relationships with a range of stakeholders.
Open to change, and capable of adapting plans and behaviour to account for changes to circumstance or new information. Reacts rapidly to new situations or unexpected obstacles warranting attention.
Understands the importance of personal and organisational values, and demonstrates an ability to adapt to different situations and circumstances
Demonstrates a clear ability to operate with an independent and objective mindset in the best interests of Russia’s Association of Rugby League Clubs, including during board discussion and interactions with stakeholders.