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Competition Manager

Boccia England

We are a registered charity and the National Governing Body (NGB) for boccia in England. We are responsible for all aspects of the sport in England from beginner to expert, providing for all levels of participation.

10 Jun 2022
Full Time
Closing date
29 Jun 2022

Accountabilities and objectives

Programme Leadership– Lead the design, implementation, and monitoring of the Boccia England competition programmes.

  • Responsible for leading the development and strengthening of the Boccia England competition programme throughout England, including Regional and National Championships, Pan-Disability Boccia League, Teams, and Pairs.
  • Contribute to the delivery of the strategic plan relating to competition.
  • Support the coordination of quarterly reports on performance against competition programme and project targets in annual delivery plan, for the board and key stakeholders.
  • Monitor and evaluate the impact of competition programmes on participation and other Boccia England measures, through a dashboard of measurable participation metrics.

Competition Development - Lead the effective development of the Boccia England competition programme.

  • Lead contact for all aspects of competition development including working with other organisations to develop relevant and appropriate competition structures to extend participation in the sport.
  • Promote competition pathways to new and existing players/clubs/organisations.
  • Use insights to identify competition development opportunities.
  • Work with the Head of Talent to ensure competition pathways enable talent identification and development.
  • Lead the development of regional competitions through the provision of training and guidance.
  • Support effective player classification processes for competitions in collaboration with Boccia England staff and volunteers.

Competition Delivery - Lead the effective delivery of Boccia England competitions.

  • Act as Competition Manager at competitions.
  • Co-ordinate venue sourcing, booking and provision of relevant competition information.
  • Manage, maintain, and communicate programme information via the website and database and ensure effective marketing of events.
  • Support the delivery of international competitions in line with UK Boccia bids.
  • Collaborate with the Workforce Manager to ensure required support from trained officials and volunteers.
  • Drive the delivery of local competition through existing and new partnerships.

Projects – Represent Boccia England on key projects linked to Sport England targets.

  • Manage the planning and development of projects linked to major competitions and events.
  • Prepare project reports and budgets.

Partnerships – Manage and sustain effective working relationships with key partners.

  • Manage targeted relationships with national, regional, and local partners to deliver the competition programme.
  • Support in the development of strong and dynamic relationships with external partners and stakeholders who wish to engage in partnership projects to achieve shared objectives through the delivery of boccia.
  • Ensure Boccia England maximises the opportunities partnerships provide.
  • Work with partners to support and develop competitions.
  • Work in collaboration with colleagues on joint initiatives.
    People Management – Manage event staff and volunteers to achieve the highest possible levels of performance.
  • Effective management of event staff and volunteers including defining roles and responsibilities; clear communication; setting appropriate objectives; monitoring and reviewing performance; providing support and guidance.

Finance and Budget Management – Ensure effective control and reporting of budgets.

  • Coordination of annual budget planning, managing, and phasing of budgets for own work programmes and projects.
  • Effective management and monitoring of budgets for competition development and current projects, with clear means of measuring progress.
  • Contribute to relevant funding bids.

General Requirements

  • Manage own workload effectively.
  • Be committed to continuous improvement.
  • Provide excellent and timely customer service with both internal and external communications.
  • Use and share knowledge and expertise to promote boccia and develop Boccia England.
  • Be an advocate for Boccia England and the sport of boccia.
  • Any other tasks or responsibilities as deemed appropriate by the Head of Development.

How to Apply

To apply, please email your CV and a cover letter outlining your relevant knowledge and experience, and what you could bring to our team to our team by clicking 'apply now'

Additional Information

Full Time
Job Type
Governing Body Role
Team Operations & Logistics
Salary information
£ 24,000 - 30,000

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