Purpose

To provide vision, leadership and strategic planning to help develop all aspects of Junior Competitions across the Area in line with the England Hockey Junior Competitions Framework. To oversee the Junior Competition committee ensuring partnership working between EH, the Area and sub-areas to deliver a robust programme, for the benefit of all.

Key Tasks of the Role

  1. Arrange and lead meetings
    Arrange and chair Junior Competition meetings, working closely with the Junior Competition Administrator to prepare the agendas, minutes and reports from these meetings. Ensure the effectiveness of the Junior Competition committee, reporting to the Board of Directors who receive accurate timely and clear information, including an annual budget. Unbiased view on discussions and casting vote on any unresolved issues.
  2. Implementation and delivery
    Effectively manage the Junior Competition Administrator to ensure a consistent delivery of the Junior Competition Framework across the Area. Ability to lead the implementation of change in relation to role responsibilities in line with the national competition framework for young people, including facilitation between the Area and sub-area responsibilities. Use the latest legislation and England Hockey guidance to ensure health, safety and welfare policies are implemented.
  3. Reporting and representation
    Accountable to the Area Board of Directors and represent the Junior Competition Committee at Area Management meetings. Ensure the Area Junior Competition Committee is represented at any Sub-Area, Area and National meetings.

Is this Role for you?

If you are a strategic thinker with strong facilitation skills, have thorough knowledge of junior competitions and a diplomatic and discreet manner, you could help shape the future junior competitions within the Area, ensuring collaborative working between Area and Sub-Areas.

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