Northern Ireland Participation Officer - Clubs - British Gymnastics

Northern Ireland Participation Officer - Clubs

37 hours per week
Permanent (subject to funding)
Based from home and NI Officer (Ulster University Jordanstown)
Salary range £19,280 to £25,700 per annum (dependent upon experience) + pension + 34 days annual leave (includes Bank Holidays and Company Days)

The overall purpose of this role is to work in partnership with clubs, volunteers and local organisations to lead on the implementation and delivery of local initiatives that will improve and sustain operations, support their workforce and create capacity to enable participation growth within the sport. The overall purpose of this role is to support the delivery of the Northern Ireland Work Plan through contributing to and informing strategic thinking and planning, alongside creating and maintaining partnerships with gymnastics clubs.
This position is funded by the National Lottery through Sport Northern Ireland’s Sporting Clubs programme

The Role

The main responsibilities of the role are:

  • Work with the Northern Ireland Manager to deliver support to clubs in line with the Northern Ireland Strategy
  • Lead on the implementation and delivery of new programmes and initiatives aimed at growing capacity, supporting workforce, and improving and sustaining participation
  • Lead on the development of delivery plans to grow capacity and participation in Northern Ireland
  • Build strong, positive relationships with other internal partners who contribute towards the delivery plan.
  • Ensure alignment across other work areas and with external partners to maximise participation growth and other opportunities, including coordinating and contributing to internal and external working grou
  • Further details about the role can be found pdf here (117 KB)
The Person

The ideal individual will have/be able to demonstrate:

  • An in-depth knowledge of gymnastics activities within the Area and be hands-on in facilitating and delivering key initiatives and projects
  •  Be able to demonstrate a broad range of skills including communication/interpersonal skills for meetings, training sessions and relationship building
  • Have competent administration/IT skills for correspondence, funding applications, presentations, budgetary management etc.
  • Possess a broad knowledge of gymnastics and its disciplines/pathways, regional/national structure etc.
  • Have sport development experience or a relevant qualification in Sport Studies/Development
  • A full UK driving licence and access to a car for work
  • The successful candidate must also live in Northern Ireland or be willing to relocate to the area

British Gymnastics is an equal opportunities employer and aims to provide a discrimination-free working environment. We are committed to an action plan and policy in line with the Equality Act 2010, which ensures that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment because of a protected characteristic.

To apply for the role click Apply Now! and submit your CV and Covering Letter demonstrating how you meet the requirements of the role.

Please note you will need to upload your Covering Letter and CV as one document

Closing date for applications: Midnight on Sunday 5th January 2020

Interview date: 13th and 14th January 2020

Interviews will be held at Ulster University Jordanstown