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We often have new and exciting opportunities for skilled individuals to join our team.

We are an equal opportunities employer that celebrates diversity and welcome new ideas and perspectives. As a recognised equal opportunities employer we positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion, belief and gender.

This ethos has seen us create an incredibly committed, professional and skilled team that is at the heart of everything we do. Furthermore, we are dedicated to helping our staff fulfil their potential and encourage professional development opportunities.

PLEASE NOTE: Applicants MUST complete the Equality and Diversity monitoring form, as well as the application form, when applying for any of these roles.


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As the UK's recognised National Governing Body for Weightlifting and Para Powerlifting, British Weight Lifting’s (BWL) role is to inspire a nation of weightlifters and para powerlifters through exceptional leadership and expertise. The organisation is responsible for the growth and success of weightlifting and para powerlifting at every level.

Their work sees them support a network of weightlifting and para powerlifting bodies, clubs and gyms across the UK, as well as the thousands of people actively involved in sport. BWL strives to deliver exceptional training programmes, educational structures and competitions that create opportunities for individuals to participate and excel in the sport.

Weightlifting and Para Powerlifting in the UK is undergoing a period of growth in general participation as well as elite performance improvement, including medal success in major championships such as the Olympic and Commonwealth Games. It is an empowering activity for both sexes and is seeing female participation grow considerably.

To reflect the decision of the Board to serve in a more inclusive manner, there now exists the opportunity to appoint a new Board member. In this respect, BWL is particularly interested in candidates with experience in working with Home Nations, Sport Development, and Stakeholder Relations.

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Job Description

Job Title: Performance Pathway Administrator
Salary: £22,308 (f/t equivalent)
Hours: Part time (16 hours - 4 mornings)
Location: Home Worker
Responsible to: Pathway Operations Lead

Noting the nature of a National Governing Body, the role may require work outside of normal business hours, including weekends.

Job Purpose

 The Performance Pathway Administrator will be responsible for day-to-day organisational, administrative and logistical support to the Pathway Operations Lead and Head of Performance (Weightlifting).
 The Performance Pathway Administrator will contribute to the achievement of the Performance Pathway aims, objectives and targets.

Key Responsibilities

• Provide administration support to the Pathway Operations Lead and BWL Head of Performance (Weightlifting).
• Act as the main point of contact for parents and athletes in relation to the planning and administration of workshops, training squads, camps, and online learning. Ensure that key information and schedules are shared with athletes, staff, and parents on time (workshop slides, camp schedules etc).
• Act as the main point of contact for booking hotels, training, and catering facilities. Ensure that processes for capturing key information in advance of camps from athletes, staff, and parents are maintained and information shared on-time (parental consent forms, dietary requirements, confirm attendance etc)
• Work with the Head of Performance to co-ordinate weekly selection and strategy meetings. Keep accurate minutes of discussions, share key actions with attendees, and communicate selection decisions with athletes.
• Maintain accurate registers of attendance for all training squads, camps, workshops, and online education, ensuring that registers and other key information (such as certificates of completion) are kept up to date and stored centrally.
• Support the wider business with any projects requested.
• Demonstrate commitment and behaviours in line with the BWL values.

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