Role Type: Short Term Contract (Maternity Cover)
Term: 6 Months Minimum
Salary: £18,000 per annum plus expenses
Hours: 22.5 hours per week
Annual Leave: 20 days/year
Location: Primarily working from home and on location with athletes but hot desk options available upon request
Start Date: 1st November 2023
The Performance and Pathways Manager role is crucial in developing the Performance Programme to support Scotland’s current generation of talented athletes and building pathways to identify and develop talent for the future. STS is looking for someone to cover this role for a minimum of 6 months for when the current post holder goes on maternity leave.
Scottish Target Shooting (STS) is a unified governing body created in 2016 to help develop the sport of target shooting in Scotland. As a new governing body, we are looking to have a positive impact on clubs and help individuals of all abilities, across all the various disciplines of the sport. This post is responsible for managing the performance programme, driving performance levels and delivering our performance outcomes. The post will have the opportunity to work with a programme.
You will be asked to continue driving forward the following areas, supported by STS staff, and directors:
The following terms apply:
Budgets for the year will be produced annually with the Chief Operating Officer (COO) for submission to the Board who will approve and regularly monitor the budget. The COO will provide monthly finance reports to monitor spend against agreed budgets. The role will be authorised to make purchases (or authorise contracted coaches to make purchases) that fall within the agreed budgets and STS purchasing rules. Full guidance on these processes will be provided in the STS Business Strategies and other policies and procedures approved by the STS Board and published on the company’s website.
The Performance & Pathways Manager shall be recruited by the Board and be accountable to the COO who shall have direct line management responsibility for the staff of STS. The role will line manage the coaches contracted to the programme and will also report to the Performance and Pathways Director. The role will be required to work with AMG performance reps through the Performance & Pathways Group that meets an average of twice a year.
Applicants are not expected to fulfil all the criteria but should be able to demonstrate the majority of the following:
Knowledge & Experience:
Applicants are required to submit a Curriculum Vitae and a covering letter outlining why they think they would be suitable for this role, what their strengths are and what they would like given the limited time to be in the role.
Please click 'Apply Now' to submit our Online Application Form and begin the application process
Email [email protected] with subject ‘STS P&P Manager Maternity Cover’
By the deadline of 12:00PM on 30th September
Stage 1: All applicants will receive a response confirming receipt of their application. A review will be made of all applications and each applicant will be informed if they have been chosen for stage 2.
Stage 2: Applicant selected for stage 2 will be invited for an interview with a panel appointed by STS. This panel will likely include independent individuals to help support and inform the recruitment process. All candidates will then be contacted to be told if they have been successful or not within 1 week of the interview. The successful candidate will begin at an agreed date. Unsuccessful candidates will be entitled to feedback within 4 weeks of the interview.
If you have any questions about the role, history of STS, organisation structure or anything else that will help inform your decision to apply, please speak to the STS Chief Operating Officer. Please call the STS Office on 0131 467 2489, email on [email protected] or schedule a call by following: https://calendly.com/stscoo/call
Scottish Target Shooting is an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all members of the community.