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World Class Programme Head of Field and Multi-Events

UK Athletics

UK Athletics is the governing body for the sport of athletics in the United Kingdom. It is responsible for overseeing the governance of athletics events in the UK as well as athletes, their development, and athletics officials.

11 Jul 2022
Full Time
Closing date
28 Aug 2022

As part of the World Class Programme (WCP) performance structure for UK Athletics, we are looking to recruit a Head of Field and Multi-Events.

This Performance Senior Leadership opportunity comes as we continue to implement a new WCP performance strategy that aims to deliver success at the Paris Olympics and Paralympics and beyond.

Working with the Technical Director and a wider WCP Performance Support team, the role will take responsibility for developing, leading, and managing the WCP field and multi-events plan. As part of this, the role will include leading the engagement with the WCP field and multi-events athletes and their coaches, supporting preparation, planning and delivery of camps, championships and ensuring the WCP's efforts are directed towards supporting athletes' progress towards success at the global championships.

It will also collaborate with pathway managers and Home Country Athletics Federations to ensure that field and multi-events talent and performance pathways are aligned, connected and effective.

The successful candidate will have excellent communication and collaborative skills, a strong track record of leadership, strategic thinking, coaching and experience at global senior championship level in field and/or multi-events.

Interviews will likely be held in the week commencing 29th August 2022 and/or 5th September 2022.

In the result of high volumes of applications, UK Athletics reserves the right to close the vacancy ahead of the stated closing date - please apply early to avoid disappointment. We will endeavour to reply to all applicants, but if you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date, then please assume your application has been unsuccessful.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion:

As the nation’s favourite Olympic and Paralympic Sport. UK Athletics embraces equality, diversity and inclusion both on and off the field of play where everyone can participate, we encourage job applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates irrespective of their gender, ethnicity, religion, belief or sexual orientation.

UK Athletics is a Disability Confident Leader and will guarantee an interview to any candidate with disability who meets the minimum job criteria.

Our core values: Respect, Accountability, Quality, Communication and Integrity are at the heart of everything we do and it is our aim that UK Athletics continues to demonstrate a culture of inclusion to reflect the diversity of the sport.

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