Performance Coordinator: Scottish Cycling

Contract:   Full time (37.5 hours per week), permanent
Salary:  £21,000 - £23,500 per annum (dependent on experience)
Reporting: Head of Performance and Coaching
Closing date: Friday 12 August - Noon, with interviews conducted Tuesday 23 August 

Scottish Cycling is the National Governing Body for cycle sport in Scotland. We are the voice of our sport and the largest cycling membership organisation in Scotland, representing the aspirations of our community.

Our strategy, Developing a Nation of Cyclists, details our mission, vision and values and outlines how we will deliver activities across our four strategic themes of Lead, Grow, Support and Partner.  Working across six different disciplines of cycling, we are committed to developing a nation of cyclists, maximising participation for all and delivering international success.

The Performance Team at Scottish Cycling are a friendly and inclusive group. We are looking forward to receiving applications from people who would like to support young Scottish rider achieve their potential and achieve success on the world stage.  As a team at Scottish Cycling, we want to improve cycling opportunities in Scotland, because we know that sport has the power to change lives.

At the heart of recruitment for this position is finding the right person, the knowledge to do the job is secondary. We will provide all the required training to carry out this role successfully, if you are unsure if your experience fits, then please get in touch. We would be delighted to speak to you.

Job Purpose

This post will be responsible for providing administrative support for Scottish Cycling’s Performance department, supporting effective planning and delivery of Performance Development Programme activity.  The role will contribute to supporting the delivery of the targets as defined in the Performance section of Scottish Cycling’s Strategic and Annual Business Plans. 

You will play a pivotal role in our team, working closely with our Head of Performance and Coaching, Performance Coaches, and programme athletes.  The successful post holder will be a key link with external partners including Scottish Cycling club coaches, facility providers, sportscotland, Great Britain Cycling Team and Commonwealth Games Scotland. 

Other Information

The post is full time 37.5 hours per week although there will be an expectation to work flexibly to meet the needs of the organisation. The nature of the organisation is that meetings and events happen at weekends and evenings and the postholder will be required to attend at least some events out with normal Monday to Friday working hours

The post will be based at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome in Glasgow; however, a flexible approach will be required to manage the demands of the job. Reasonable travel, accommodation and administrative expenses incurred in carrying out this position are reimbursed in line with the Scottish Cycling’s Travel and Subsistence policy.

Recruitment process

Scottish Cycling is committed to selecting staff solely based on their ability to do the job for which they are being recruited and welcomes application from all sections of the community.

Further information and applications

Date published: 26 July 2022
Date updated: 26 July 2022

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