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Senior Research Associate
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Primary Practice Group: Arts, Culture and Sports
Salary & Benefits: Competitive
Closing Date: 16/10/2023
British Triathlon is the recognised National Governing Body (NGB) for Triathlon in Great Britain. We operate an integrated federation and aim to unite the Home Nations Associations of Triathlon England, Triathlon Scotland, and Welsh Triathlon as a family of Triathlon Federations.
We oversee elite World Class Programmes, manage Age-Group achievements on the global stage, and orchestrate a diverse array of British and International Events. Upholding unwavering standards of sporting integrity, our mission centres on promoting excellence within the triathlon community and expanding its accessibility to all. Supported by our values, we aspire to deliver enriching and inclusive experiences in swim, bike, run, inspiring world-class achievements.
We now seek a dynamic, visionary leader to join us as our next CEO. This individual will wholeheartedly champion our values, embrace our culture, and guide our high-performing team to even greater heights. Your mission: to ensure that British Triathlon continues to deliver exceptional experiences in swim, bike, run, making the sport accessible and appealing to the broadest possible audience.
The successful candidate will be equipped to effectively handle the governance challenges and the intricate complexities of leading an NGB in the best interests of the sport and all involved. As we navigate the ever-evolving funding landscape, the ideal candidate should demonstrate strength and success in delivering financial sustainability. They will be clear-minded and capable of navigating and delivering revenue growth to propel our strategy forward. Our future CEO will drive growth in engagement and value across the triathlon community through the development of contemporary products and services enabled by technology.
Intrinsic to your role will be a steadfast commitment to our culture of inclusivity and diversity. Exceptional stakeholder management skills are paramount, as you will deftly collaborate with a wide range of partners including the Home Nations, funding partners, our International Federation, and our commercial and delivery partners. Your strategic vision will not only empower our current strategy but also create new opportunities to amplify our impact.
We expect our CEO to resolutely uphold the values of integrity and safeguarding, ensuring that our sport remains safe, welcoming, and equitable for all participants. Given the global nature of our sport, it will be crucial for the selected candidate to excel in managing intricate relationships on an international level. This includes fostering strong connections with international partners and harnessing the potential of events to further our objectives.
If you possess the skills and expertise to help us shape the future of triathlon, driving growth and fostering excellence, we encourage you to apply.
Candidates wishing to apply should submit a CV (including comprehensive details of key achievements and responsibilities) along with a covering letter which fully addresses the competencies outlined in the role description and person specification.
The closing date for applications is 09:00 (BST) on Monday 16th October 2023.
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