Candidate Sought for Scottish Golf Non-Executive Board of Directors

Scottish Golf is seeking a suitable candidate to join the non-executive Board of Directors.

With three current Board members completing their term of office, two have agreed to stand for a second term, which will provide a combination of continuity and retention of expertise to the Board of Directors following the appointment of four new directors in March 2018.

The nominations committee will recommend the re-appointment of Stewart Darling and Eleanor Cannon for a further term of three years to the Annual General Meeting (AGM) in 2019.

With digital transformation a key priority for the organisation, Stewart Darling will continue to bring his business experience to the Board and Executive as Scottish Golf drives forward its investment in this area.

Eleanor Cannon, as inaugural Chair, has been through the initial wave of transformation within the organisation and with her considerable corporate experience at Board level, will provide continuity to the leadership of the Board and accountability to the membership through this next period of investment in the game.

Malcolm Kpedekpo, whose term completes in March 2019 has decided that with the organisation on a firm financial footing and with strong internal controls in place, that the time is right to retire as a Non-Executive Director.

Malcolm has provided significant and invaluable input to Scottish Golf since our inception in 2015 and Scottish Golf thank him for his considerable contribution to the improved governance procedures within the organisation.

Non-Executive Director – Finance

Scottish Golf’s ideal candidate will be an experienced finance executive that can enhance the skill set of the current team of Directors, helping oversee the implementation of a vision and new era for the successful long-term growth of golf in Scotland.

The successful candidate will have a passion for golf, strong strategic and operational experience from their professional career and/or within the game. The individual will be forward thinking, self-motivated and highly driven to make a positive and meaningful contribution to the continued development of Scottish Golf. Previous Board experience and experience with working with different partners is essential.

The successful candidate will attend quarterly Board meetings, deliver the Annual Financial Report to the AGM and will Chair quarterly finance and management subcommittee meetings.

The position is non-remunerated and will be ratified at the Scottish Golf Annual General Meeting on Sunday 3 March, 2019.

How to Apply

Applications, consisting of CV and covering letter should be emailed to Karin Sharp, Chief Operating Officer k.sharp@scottishgolf.org or by post to: Karin Sharp, Chief Operating Officer, Scottish Golf Limited, The Duke’s, St Andrews KY16 8NX.

The closing date for applications is 2 December 2018 at 12 noon.

We anticipate short-listed candidates being invited to interview on Friday 14 December 2018 in Edinburgh.