Vacancy: Chair of the Board of Directors

Lincolnshire Football Association searches for new ‘visionary’ leader

The Lincolnshire Football Association is seeking to appoint a new Chair of the Board of Directors to help lead the organisation into the future.

The search for the Non-Executive Chair, which is a voluntary position, replacing Grahame Lyner who steps down over 13 years in the role, is being led by Lincoln based executive and management recruiters Novatalent.

The Lincolnshire Football Association is the not-for-profit governing body of grassroots football in Lincolnshire who are committed to providing opportunities for all our communities to engage in football activities. Today we have over 1,800 teams and 30,000 players under our banner, stretching across one of the largest geographical counties in the country.

Nick Hanson, CEO of the Lincolnshire Football Association, said: "This is an exciting time for football and the Lincolnshire Football Association aims to use the power of football to build a better future for the game in Lincolnshire. We are seeking a visionary and creative leader to lead the Board and support our strategic aims to increase football’s reach to more members of our society, whilst continuing to meet the needs of our current, varied stakeholders."

Lizi Fields, Director of Novatalent, said: “We’re excited to be selected to manage this key recruitment project. It’s important that we identify an accomplished individual, with proven experience in governance and chairing a board, who has a passion for football and can be an ambassador for the work of the Lincolnshire Football Association in helping to deliver the vision of ‘One Lincolnshire Community, united and inspired by the power of football."

For those interested in learning more about this opportunity, full information can be located below. 


The closing date is Friday 24th March 2023.

The Lincolnshire Football Association is an equal opportunity employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, ethnicity, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion and belief.