Sustainability Director Vacancy

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Sustainability Director

Position: Berks & Bucks FA – Sustainability Director
Location: Our office is based in Abingdon (OX14 1SG) most of the role can be conducted remotely, although meetings are currently face to face.

Salary: This is a voluntary position; reasonable expenses will be paid in line with our policy.
It is expected that this role will require, on average 5 hours per month.

The opportunity

We are looking for an individual with passion, experience, and dedication to creating a culture of sustainability and “Green” action across the Berks & Bucks FA Football family. The successful candidate will have experience of working within this field of business and will have extensive knowledge of best practice across business and preferably also across sport.

They will be expected to make a significant input into the development of initiatives to support our aspiration to become more conscious of the environment that we live in. The successful candidate will be able to engage and inspire through their excellent communication skills as well as act as a critical friend to the Board in challenging and championing the sustainability agenda.

Main responsibilities 

To champion environmental sustainability and “Green” activities across business and grassroots football.
• To carry out the duties of a director in accordance with the Companies Act 2006.
• To work with the CEO to develop the overall direction of the Company’s Sustainability efforts, helping to set goals and measure progress.
• Actively contribute to constructive debate and discussions across all board/business matters.
• To act as an ambassador for the Association.

Who we're looking for...

A genuine and reliable person who works with dedication and creatively to achieve the goals of the Association. An individual who is skilled at listening to the views of others and encouraging debate and discussion. We are looking for someone with excellent inter-personal skills and an ability to influence at a senior level. We are looking for someone who is dedicated and experienced at working with females within a business or sport environment.

You'll really impress us if...

You have a range of business skills that will add value to the Berks & Bucks Football Association.

Application process

Please submit you application form, Equality & Diversity monitoring form with an accompanying CV to The closing date for applications is 11:59pm on Sunday 25th June 2023. Interviews will take place outside of business hours in the week commencing 3rd July.

For an informal conversation regarding the role or the organisation, please book in a conversation with Chief Executive Officer, Liz Verrall via email at 

Application documents

Application Form
Board of Directors - Applicant Pack
Job Description and Person Specification
Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form

Further information

Berks & Bucks FA are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applicants from all communities. 

Due to the nature of the role, the successful candidate will need to undertake a FA enhanced DBS check before commencement in the post. Safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility, and all members of the board are required to keep up to date with training and qualifications to ensure we are keeping our football community safe.

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