November 24, 2020

Chairman Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Act as Chair of Durham ARC 1860 limited and of the Club Executive Committee.
  • Direct the development, implementation, review and updating of the Club’s strategy and development plan
  • Communicate the club strategy and delivery rate to all club members
  • Present the public face of the club

Key Activities

  • Chair the Company Directors meetings and committee meetings. Where a vote is drawn the chairman has the deciding vote.
  • Plan and prepare committee and AGM meetings and ensure minutes and decisions accurately recorded
  • Ensure the implementation of decisions
  • Act as senior manager in matters concerning employees of the Club
  • Work alongside the DARC Exec, directing the development of the Club’s strategy and implementation of its plan
  • Provide advice and support to the Executive Committee Members when sought
  • Canvas members’ opinions and forward these to the committee where appropriate
  • Actively ensure that any grievance and discipline matters are progressed in accordance with the Club Guidelines.
  • Ensure any safety concerns are reported to the Safety Officer
  • Ensure any accidents witnessed or heard about are correctly reported
  • Ensure the club rules and bye-laws are abided by
  • Ensure welfare issues are referred to the Welfare Officer
  • Promote and model Club culture and ethos

 Person Specification

  • Ability to deal with conflict
  • Ability to negotiate
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Experience of chairing meetings
  • Understanding of running organisations and businesses
  • Ability to influence, lead and inspire
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to promote high standards of integrity, sportsmanship, inclusion and diversity