Triathlon Ireland is now seeking members of the new Governance Committee
The Committee plays a pivotal role in advising on governance issues, ensuring implementation and adherence to the Governance Code, and leading the process for Board Director nominations, appointments and succession planning.

The Committee plays a pivotal role in advising on governance issues, ensuring implementation and adherence to the Governance Code, and leading the process for Board Director nominations, appointments and succession planning.

Responsibilities:

 

  • Oversight of TI governance policies including making recommendations to the Board in relation to governance policy approval.

 

  • Maintenance of the Board’s Terms of Reference and compliance with the Triathlon Ireland Constitution

 

  • Lead the process for appointments, identify and recommend suitable candidates based on merit and objective criteria (giving considerations to balance of skills, knowledge, experience and the promotion of diversity of gender, social and ethnic backgrounds, cognitive and personal strengths) for the approval of Board vacancies as and when they arise

 

  • Board succession planning: Leading boards now look much further into the future when developing their long-term strategies for the business, taking into account the challenges and opportunities facing the organisation; and what skills and expertise are most desired in addressing the governance mandates

 

  • Review the structure, size and composition of the Board and make recommendations to the Board with regard to any changes

 

  • Ensure new appointments to the Board receive the Board Governance Induction Pack, and ensure introductions with the President, Chairperson of the Audit Sub-Committee and the Executive ;

 

  • Oversee Board member continued training and development as to ensure Board Members have the opportunity to evolve their knowledge and skills

 

Person Specification

The role and responsibilities of the Governance Committee require a range of skills and attributes within its make up. Committee members should have the following skillset in part or in full:

  • Understanding of strategy/succession planning
  • Knowledge of the current organisational structure
  • Influencing skills
  • Understanding of good governance principles and their application to not for profits
  • Familiar with the association’s mission, vision, values, and goals
  • Understanding of the Triathlon Ireland, World Triathlon & European Triathlon Constitution

 

Applications with a CV and cover letter should be made to hr@triathlonireland.com by close of business on 9th April 2021.

 

Candidates who would like more information on the Governance committee vacancies can contact Orla Nugent at orla@triathlonireland.com