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Monday, March 27, 2017


Recruitment

SELECTOR

British Showjumping, the National Governing Body for Showjumping in Britain, is currently seeking to appoint a Selector to work as part of the Selection Panel. 

Reporting to the Chief Executive, the successful applicant will work in close collaboration with the Performance Manager and an Independent Chair of Selectors to select the Senior Nations Cup Teams and the Team to compete at the 2017 FEI European Showjumping Championships taking place in Goteborg, Sweden from the 23 – 27 August 2017. 

Knowledge and experience:

  • Experience of International competitions including World and Regional Championships
  • Experience of working within the performance environment
  • Technical knowledge for producing horses and riders to International level.
  • Knowledge of selection procedures and policy in order to adhere to a transparent, valid and consistent selection policy
  • Knowledge of the qualification system for the 2020 Olympic Games
  • Free from vested interests/conflicts of interest

Behaviours and Skills

  • Excellent communications skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to work in a team, contribute to the wider goals and take direction
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to maintain a professional approach in high pressure environments
  • Ability to manage challenging situations in a confidential, appropriate and professional manner
  • Availability to travel to national and international shows and attend selection meeting when required
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines

The role is not remunerated but travel and accommodation expenses will be paid in accordance with the Association’s expenses policy. 

To apply please send a covering letter with CV to Nicky McMurdo, Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive, British Showjumping, Meriden Business Park, Copse Drive, Meriden, West Midlands, CV5 9RG or email:  Nicky.McMurdo@BritishShowjumping.co.uk

Closing date for applications:  Monday, 3 April 2017 at 12 noon.

 

 

PERFORMANCE ANALYST / ADMINISTRATOR

British Showjumping, the National Governing Body for Showjumping in Britain, is currently seeking to appoint a Performance Analyst/Administrator to work as a member of the Performance Team at their office based in Meriden, West Midlands.

The successful application will work in close collaboration with the Head of Performance and in support of key discipline stakeholders to facilitate the delivery of a world-class high performance training and competition environment.  In addition they will provide administrative support to British Showjumping members competing internationally. 

Key Accountabilities:

Performance analysis and selection

  • Input, maintain and manage a comprehensive results performance database
  • Capture, prepare, and analyse performance data for all assigned competitor levels and areas as requested.
  • Provide Performance Manager and Key personnel with analysis information of horses and riders.

Relationships & Cultural Development

  • Provide administrative support as required to the Performance Manager.
  • Key point of contact and support for International Riders, Owners, Chef d’Equipes and Team Managers in relation to administrative and logistical support.
  • Administration of International registrations, competition entries and passports/rider licences.
  • Administer the International show calendar, submission of dates to the FEI, ensuring timely schedule submissions.
  • Work closely with International Show organisers within the UK, supporting the delivery of top quality competitions.

Team Logistics

  • Manage the logistics activities associated with international team entries, travel and support.

Knowledge and experience:

  • A detailed knowledge and understanding of the structures and operations of British Showjumping at National and the FEI at International level.
  • Knowledge of FEI entries, rules and competition structure.
  • Experience of inputting and analysing sport performance data.
  • Awareness of Safeguarding, Clean Sport rules and Data Protection.
  • Experience of working with a variety of stakeholders

Skills and abilities:

  • Strong project management and analytical skillsets
  • Excellent communications skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects and meet tight deadlines

Personal style and behaviour:

  • Team working & personal impact
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Planning  & control
  • Attention to detail
  • Communication  and emotional intelligence
  • A willingness to travel and occasional overnight stays as required
  • Occasional weekend or evening work as required

Contractual Details:

  • Working hours: 9.00am – 5.00pm Monday to Friday inclusive. 
  • Holiday entitlement:  22 days holiday per annum plus statutory bank holiday.
  • Salary Circ:  £23,000 - £25,000 per annum.

To apply please send a covering letter with CV to Nicky McMurdo, Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive, British Showjumping, Meriden Business Park, Copse Drive, Meriden, West Midlands, CV5 9RG or email:  Nicky.McMurdo@BritishShowjumping.co.uk

Closing date for applications:  Friday, 24th March 2017 at 12 noon.


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