Paralympic Performance Manager Vacancy

March 31st 2017

Archery GB are seeking to appoint a full-time Paralympic Performance Manager (PPM) to work with the world-leading Paralympic Archery programme, leading the team and programme to its medal targets in Tokyo 2020

Job Purpose:

The PPM is responsible for the leadership and management of the Paralympic Archery World Class Performance programme, and through the application of a What It Takes To Win (WITTW) approach, bringing about a high level of thinking, behaving and systems operations across staff and athletes that leads to medal success in Tokyo 2020.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To support the Director of Sport (Performance Director) in creating and driving a world leading high performance environment and medal winning culture.
  • To build strong and constructive relationships with all stakeholders including, coaches, athletes, specialist support personnel and administration along with external partners.
  • To lead and manage the team on all aspects of the World Class Programme and be a key part of the interface to UK Sport, other agencies and stakeholders.
  • To lead the programme design, delivery, management and review towards qualification and medal-winning performances at Tokyo 2020, working closely with team members and partners.

Applicants must have:

  • Significant knowledge of World Class standards, practices and systems in high performance sport and of Archery
  • Extensive and demonstrable knowledge of people development (athlete, staff and practitioners)
  • Significant and successful experience of designing, delivering and evaluating strategic and operational plans and programmes
  • Delivered success through a leadership role in a national high performance environment or high performing organization.

We are keen to interview applicants with the highest ambitions. A leader and manager with significant and demonstrable success in understanding what it takes to win at the highest levels of sport.
You need to be capable of working in a dynamic performance environment and being accountable for making a difference in and across your areas of work.

How to Apply:

Please contact Katy Cumming: for a full job description. Applications should include your full CV and a covering letter matching your skills and experience to the person specification.

Closing Date: Monday 10 April (9am)

Late applications cannot be accepted.
Interviews dates to be advised

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