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Swim Wales – Regional Development Manager

author icon author icon 12 October 2017 author icon Vacancies

‘A world leading National Governing Body delivering excellence, inspiring our nation to enjoy, participate, learn and compete in Welsh Aquatics’
Regional Development Manager – South East Wales –

12 Month Maternity Cover

Working hours: Full time (42 hours per week to be worked flexibly some evening and weekend work)

Based: In South East Wales, though frequent travel is required.

Salary: £24,000pa

Swim Wales is offering an exciting opportunity to join their Aquatics Development team.

Why join Swim Wales as a Regional Development Manager?

To develop the sports of swimming, diving, water polo and Artistic Swimming in South East Wales by generating new membership and developing school swimming, Learn to Swim and club aquatics in the region, thus providing an inclusive opportunity for all.

Additionally, a success factor in this role, you will need to be able to develop strong and engaging relationships with the regional volunteer panel and other partners. You will need to be able to manage budgets and have experience of working with committees.

You will have exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal, and experience of line managing others. You will also have good project management, negotiation. and problem solving skills. Key requirements will require you to be proactive and a focused individual.

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

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 24th October 2017

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Head of Aquatic Development or 07583 015075

Interview Dates: Friday 3rd November

To Apply

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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