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Training & Development Manager – Swim Wales

author icon author icon 26 April 2018 author icon Vacancies

‘A world leading National Governing Body delivering excellence, inspiring our nation to enjoy, participate, learn and compete in Welsh Aquatics’

Training & Development Manager

Working hours: Full time (37 hours per week to be worked flexibly some evening and weekend work)
Based: Flexible
Salary: £25,000 – £29,000 depending on experience
Swim Wales is offering an exciting opportunity to join their Business Development team.

Why join Swim Wales as a Training & Development Manager?

To be part of the next step for Swim Wales at an exciting stage in its future. You will join a great team and contribute new ideas to operate and build the Swim Wales’ training and development programme.
By developing, promoting and managing the Swim Wales training and development offering for all disciplines of Swim Wales through market research, analysis and identifying new business opportunities within the aquatic education sector, you will be responsible for coaching coaches to coach and teachers to teach. You will be a British Swimming qualified tutor and be experienced of managing mentoring schemes. As well as managing the programme, you will be expected to be capable of delivering a number of courses throughout the year and of mentoring other tutors.

Additionally, you will need to be able to develop strong and engaging relationships with local authorities, swimming clubs and swim schools throughout Wales, together with all internal and other external stakeholders. Experience of Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint is expected.

You will have exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal, and good project management, negotiation, presentation, and problem solving skills. Key requirements are for you to be a proactive and a focused individual. You will be a self-starter and ideally have a passion for sport. You will be able to identify a return on investment for the training provided and budget management is also required.

Swim Wales has a strong commitment to improving equality and diversity within their workforce and their sport. It is expected that the post-holder will uphold this commitment and demonstrate the appropriate inclusive behaviours to support achievement of these aims.

You must hold a valid DBS certificate.

Access to your own transport will be essential.

Please submit your application form with covering letter explaining why you believe you will be suitable for this role, to

Application closing date: 5.00pm on the 11th May 2018
For an informal discussion about the role please contact Head of Business Development or 07976 745059
Interview Date: 21st or 22nd May 2018

Swim Wales promotes inclusion and diversity, and welcomes applications from everyone. If you have any particular requirements in respect of the recruitment or interview process please mention this in your covering letter. Swim Wales is an equal opportunities employer and aims to provide a discrimination-free working environment. We are committed to an action plan and policy in line with the Equality Act 2010, which ensures that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment because of a protected characteristic.

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