WABA is looking to recruit a Non-Executive Director of Risk to the Board.


Welsh Amateur Boxing Association (WABA) is the national governing body for amateur boxing in Wales. We:

  • represent the interests of our club and individual members
  • promote and advocate the interests of the sport in Wales
  • provide a world class elite athlete programme for male and female boxers
  • develop coaching programmes from grassroots through to world class level

We currently have just under 120 affiliated clubs across Wales, with an excellent network of club and regional coaches, which enables us to continue to be the most successful sport that Wales has ever seen within the Commonwealth Games.

WABA is entering a hugely exciting period of development and is looking for skilled based individuals who have the ability and passion to support this growth.

WABA is looking for:

  • a new Board non-Executive member with a passion for boxing
  • an individual willing to learn & make a positive difference to WABA
  • an individual who is able to commit the time to attend Board Meetings
  • an individual who is able to commit time to manage his/her specific monthly tasks
  • the Board to ideally reflect the diversity of the sport across Wales
  • an appreciation of the legal requirements and process of running a modern limited company

Role Objectives

The Board Director will provide leadership and strategic direction in the areas of risk.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Be able to deliver the key risk objectives of the current WABA strategy
  • To provide advice & guidance to the Board, Finance Committee (sub-committee of the Board) and General Manager on the current risk positions
  • To work with risk partners to ensure WABA is complying with all guidelines
  • Ensuring all risk related policies are up to date
  • Resolve risk issues with all the relevant parties

Skills and Qualities Required

  • Experience in a risk capacity
  • Experience and understanding of sport, ideally boxing
  • Have experience of working at a senior level to promote the work of an organisation
  • Have the ability to lead the Board in developing and delivering a risk plan

Role Details

  • This is a voluntary role.
  • Time commitment required will vary throughout the year, however we anticipate 1-2 hours per week.
  • You will be able to claim travel expenses.


If interested, please apply in writing submitting a CV relevant to the role by Friday 1 February.

Interviews are planned for w/c 11 February.

Replies should be sent to:

Colin Metson

General Manager

Welsh Boxing





Posted on: January 15th, 2019
Posted in: Latest News

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