England Programmes Team Leader
- Job Type
- Working Hours
- Full time
- Circa £50,000, commensurate with experience and qualification
- Closing Date
- 16th March 2014
- Job Reference
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a professional with a strong technical background in swimming to lead the delivery of the England Talent Pathway.
Reporting to the Head of Performance Pathway in British Swimming, the post-holder will work collaboratively with World Class Programme colleagues to ensure that the England Talent Pathway is effectively aligned to meet the overall aims and objectives of the World Class Programme. The successful candidate will also be the main technical contact for all performance swimming matters within the Amateur Swimming Association (‘ASA’).
Leading a team of technical staff, the successful candidate will be accountable for the overall effectiveness and performance of the England Talent Pathway by overseeing a programme which systematically identifies, profiles and evaluates English swimmers. The post-holder will establish annual plans of development activities for both athletes and coaches. This will also involve overseeing a sports science and medicine delivery framework for the programme.
Other key responsibilities include managing the swimming performance component of the Beacon programme to agreed Sport England targets, establishing a robust KPI framework and providing technical guidance and leadership to all English regions and counties.
The successful candidate will possess detailed knowledge of national and international swimming either as a former swimmer or coach. He/she will be experienced in the planning and management of major programmes or services within a National Governing Body or other national sporting agency and will have detailed understanding of the range of coaching and support services required to support Talent and performance swimming programmes. Knowledge of coaching and talent identification is also required.
Other skills required to be successful in this post are the ability to analyse data, demonstrated success in developing structure and direction and an ability to effectively engage and communicate with different stakeholders.
If you have the right skills and experience, then we would like to hear from you.
The ASA is an equal opportunities employer and a holder of the Equality Standard at Foundation, Preliminary and Intermediate levels. A non-smoking policy operates throughout our premises occupied.
Closing date for applications: Midnight, Sunday 16 March 2014
Interviews: Friday 28 March 2014 to be confirmed.
How to apply
To obtain an application pack contact email the HR department at the email address below or download the attached pack.
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