Fife Sports and Leisure Trust - Board Vacancies

Tuesday, 1 November 2016

An opportunity exists for enthusiastic and suitably experienced individuals to join the Board of Fife Sports and Leisure Trust (FSLT).

FSLT is a not for profit organisation delivering sport, recreation and physical activity services and programmes to the communities of Fife.  The Company has now been trading for nine years and is governed by a Board of Directors which provides strategic guidance and support to the Chief Executive and the Executive Management Team.  Fife Council is the sole member of the Company and the makeup of the Board is 6 Partner Directors (Fife Council) and 7 Independent Directors (wider business community). 

FSLT delivers a wide and varied programme of activities and in 2015/16 there were over 2.6m attendances to our venues which comprise of 14 sports and leisure facilities at different locations across Fife.  The Trust also has a Health and Physical Activity team which provides an important role in developing and delivering physical activity opportunities within centres and community venues. 

We are keen to appoint individuals who have a strong background, knowledge and expertise within the commercial sector with excellent business acumen and financial oversight. Submissions of interest are also invited from individuals with relevant professional expertise and experience who feel they can make a positive contribution to FSLT’s mission to provide opportunities for customers to enjoy regular participation in sport and physical activity as part of a physically active lifestyle. 

The Board is responsible for the overall supervision and control of the activities of FSLT and the strategic direction and priorities that it sets for the organisation.  In addition, the Board is responsible for compliance with the legal and regulatory framework within which FSLT operates.

The Board meets six times a year, usually on a Thursday at 3.30pm.  In addition there are four Committees – Business and Performance; Audit, Finance and Compliance, Human Resources and Health and Physical Activity which meet at regular intervals throughout the year.  Please note that this is a voluntary position, however, reasonable expenses will be reimbursed.

Applications should take the form of an up to date CV with a covering statement setting out relevant skills and experience and why you are keen to be considered as a Director of FSLT.  This should be emailed to the Chief Executive of FSLT at [email protected].

An information pack is available and can be obtained by contacting Cathy Bowman, Personal Assistant ([email protected]).

Further information about FSLT can be found on our website www.fifeleisure.org.uk.

Closing date for receipt of applications – Friday 2nd December 2016