Our current Chair, Azeem Akhtar, has now reached the end of his full term and is retiring after 6 years. We thank him for his commitment and support, which alongside the Board has helped the Active Essex in their commitment to their work and achievements. As they set out upon their new chapter in their Fit for the Future strategy, a new Chair will help evolve the business going forward.

The role of the Chair is to help define the direction of Active Essex and take strategic leadership of the board. The Board provides leadership, takes into account partners interests and sets high standards for the organisation.

Our Chair will be recruited via an open advert process, appointed on a skills basis, are independent and reflect the diversity of the stakeholder landscape of Essex. It is central to the Active Essex ethos that physical activity and sport should be open and accessible to everybody.  We strongly value diversity and strive to ensure that opportunities are available to all but do recognise that there are inequalities in participation opportunities, which affect specific sections of our communities.

Below you will be able to find some important documents, providing further details on the recruitment process. If you would like to apply as the Chair of Active Essex, please complete the following documents and send with your CV to Jason.Fergus@activeessex.org  by Sunday 5th June. Additionally, if you wish to have an informal discussion with our Director before submission, please contact Jason ahead of this date.

Chair Recruitment Documents

Recruitment Skills Matrix

Declaration Form

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