The Football Association [The FA] is the not-for-profit governing body of football in England. It is responsible for promoting and developing every level of the game, from grassroots through to the professional game, and successfully generates enough revenue to support investment of over £150m into English football each year. The FA oversees England international teams across men's, women's, youth and disability football, as well as running the National League System and FA Competitions including the Emirates FA Cup, Barclays FA Women's Super League, FA Women's Championship, and Vitality Women's FA Cup, and the world-class facilities of Wembley Stadium and St. George's Park, all with a purpose to Unite the Game and Inspire the Nation.
The principal role of the Senior Independent Director (SID) is to support the Chair in their role; to act as a trusted intermediary for other non-executive directors when necessary; to lead the non-executive directors in the oversight of the Chair and to ensure there is a clear division of responsibility between the Chair and CEO.
The SID will:
Term: The SID can serve for a maximum of 3 terms of 3 years
Time Commitment: Commit to up to 20 days per annum to attend FA Board and FA Council meetings and sit on at least one Board sub-committee and a willingness to attend fixtures and events in addition.
Applications for the role of Senior Independent Director at The FA will be managed by our partner, Egon Zehnder. To apply, please email your CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday 5th March.
The Football Association promotes equality, diversity and inclusion, and welcomes applications from everyone who meets the criteria. If you have any particular requirements in respect of the recruitment or interview process, please detail this in your covering letter.
The Football Association is the governing body of association football in England.