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Here at British Canoeing we set our standards high and pursue excellence in all that we do; as a National Governing Body of Sport and as a group of individuals.

Operations & Maintenance Support

Salary: Competitive

Full Time: 37 Hours per week

Based at National Watersports Centre, Nottingham

This is an exciting time to join British Canoeing, as we develop an exciting and ambitious new strategy for paddlesport in the UK (2017-2021).  In the last four years, British athletes have won multiple World Cup, European Championship, World Championship, Paralympic and Olympic medals in canoe sprint and Paracanoe. British Canoeing has an aspiration to deliver even more medals at more championship events and to inspire the next generation through exceptional performances.

British athletes have achieved medal success at each of the last five Olympic Games. The Rio Games were the most successful ever, with the Canoe Sprint team winning gold and silver Olympic medals and the Paracanoe team winning three Gold and two Bronze medals. The British Canoeing sprint and paracanoe programme operates from The National Watersports Centre.

British Canoeing is seeking to appoint an Operations & Maintenance Support position. This is a key role to deliver to the logistics department an effective implementation of all aspects of operational and maintenance support to the British Canoeing Programmes. Specific additional responsibilities to support the operational preparation of the Olympic sprint and Paracanoe programme.

The role will include assisting British Canoeing in delivering a world class DTE (Daily Training Environment) for its Olympic & Paralympic Podium and Podium Potential athletes by supporting the facility management and logistics of the British Canoeing Holme Pierrepont High Performance Centre.

Due to the nature of the work the role will have a requirement to include evening and weekend working, travelling with overnight stays. In particular the installation, on-site support during regattas and removal of the start gates for the 5 sprint regattas and 2 profiling weekends each year

The ideal candidate for this role should have a practical, solution focused mindset and technical expertise in relation to all aspects of the Sprint Racing Start Gate system. Including installation, operation, and storage and on-going maintenance for daily training.

A full UK Driving licence is essential with a D1 + E Trailer entitlement a high desirable. And have the ability to keep up to date with current driving legislation, updating guidance notices as required. This includes awareness of required vehicle and trailer legislation across Europe.

To apply, or for more information please send a covering letter, clearly outlining your salary expectations and CV to:

HR Department, British Canoeing, National Water sports Centre, Adbolton Lane, Holme Pierrepont, Nottingham, NG12 2LU. Email hradmin@britishcanoeing.org.uk.

A Job Description can be found on our website at www.britishcanoeing.org.uk

Closing date for applications is Monday 20th February 2017

Interviews will be held w/c 27th February 2017

British Canoeing is an equal opportunity employer

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Slalom Logistics and High Performance Centre Manager

Salary: Up to £32,000 Depending on Experience

Full Time: 37 Hours per week

Based at Lee Valley White Water Centre, Herts

This is an exciting time to join British Canoeing, as we develop an exciting and ambitious new strategy for paddlesport in the UK (2017-2021).  In the last four years, British athletes have won multiple World Cup, European Championship, World Championship and Olympic medals in canoe slalom. British Canoeing has an aspiration to deliver even more medals at more championship events and to inspire the next generation through exceptional performances.

British athletes have achieved medal success at each of the last five Olympic Games. The Rio Games were the most successful ever, with the Canoe Slalom team winning gold and silver Olympic medals. The British Canoeing slalom programme operates from Lee Valley Whitewater Centre (LVWWC), the venue for the 2012 London Games and probably the best canoe slalom site in the world.

British Canoeing is seeking to appoint a Slalom Logistics and High Performance Centre Manager, who can organise all aspects of operations and logistics within the Canoe Slalom Olympic programmes.

The role includes delivery of GBR Team travel bookings domestically and overseas, Budget planning, communication to athletes and staff, expenditure and accounting for expenditure. Day to day Management of the British Canoeing facility at LVWWC to ensure it is kept at a gold standard and vehicles including the management of all aspects of British Canoeing whitewater course bookings.

The ideal candidate will also assist the Head Coach with annual planning, annual review and other administrative support. The work will be varied and interesting.

Due to the nature of the work the role will have a requirement for some working outside of normal office hours and the post holder should be available out of office hours for trip emergencies or important travel arrangement adjustments to be done from the UK end.

To apply, please send a covering letter and CV to:

HR Department, British Canoeing, National Water sports Centre, Adbolton Lane, Holme Pierrepont, Nottingham, NG12 2LU. Email hradmin@britishcanoeing.org.uk.

A Job Description can be found on our website at www.bristishcanoeing.org.uk 

Closing date for applications is Monday 27th February 2017

Interviews will be held w/c 13th March 2017

British Canoeing is an equal opportunity employer

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Delivery Centre Manager (England)

Based at the National Watersports Centre, Holme Pierrepont, Nottingham

Salary £32,000 dependent upon experience

Full Time 37 hour per week

British Canoeing is the National Governing Body for paddlesports in the UK.   This is an exciting time to join our organisation as we are developing our new 4 year strategy for British Canoeing and our coaching plans within this.

Working with key coaching networks you will support the development and implementation of a world class coaching and wider qualifications strategy within the organisation.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, organised person, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Experience will include:

·         A well-developed understanding and knowledge of the sport of canoeing.

·         A well-developed knowledge and expertise of the practice and delivery of coaching in canoeing.

·         A well-developed understanding and knowledge of coaching in the UK and the wider Government policy framework.

·         Confident about positioning British Coaching and canoeing at the leading edge of developments in coaching in the UK

Our hours of work are 37 per week, although weekend and evening work will sometimes be required. British Canoeing also operates a pension scheme, and childcare voucher scheme.

To apply, please send a covering letter, and CV to:

HR Department, British Canoeing, National Water sports Centre, Adbolton Lane, Holme Pierrepont, Nottingham, NG12 2LU.

Email hradmin@britishcanoeing.org.uk.

A Job Description can be found on our website at  www.britishcanoeing.org.uk

Closing date for applications is Monday 27th February 2017

Interviews will be held on Thursday 16th March 2017.

British Canoeing is an equal opportunity employer

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Project and Development Officer

Based at the National Watersports Centre, Holme Pierrepont, Nottingham

Salary £24,000 dependent upon experience

Full Time 37 hour per week

British Canoeing is the National Governing Body for paddlesports in the UK.   This is an exciting time to join our organisation as we are developing our new 4 year strategy for British Canoeing and our coaching plans within this.

The purpose of the role is to project manage and review new and existing qualifications and awards for British Canoeing. Product design and implementation of e-learning educational resource packages to support new and existing awards and qualifications

We are looking for an enthusiastic, organised person, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Experience will include:

·         An understanding and knowledge of the sport of canoeing.

·         Proof reading skills

·         Ability to build relationships internally and externally around projects

  • Good administration and IT skills being able to set up and keep organised information retrieval systems

·         A well-developed knowledge and expertise in IT and product design including e-learning packages

·         Confident about positioning British Coaching and canoeing at the leading edge of developments in coaching in the UK

Our hours of work are 37 per week, although weekend and evening work will sometimes be required. British Canoeing also operates a pension scheme, and childcare voucher scheme.

To apply, please send a covering letter, and CV to:

HR Department, British Canoeing, National Water sports Centre, Adbolton Lane, Holme Pierrepont, Nottingham, NG12 2LU.

Email hradmin@britishcanoeing.org.uk.

A Job Description can be found on our website at  www.britishcanoeing.org.uk

Closing date for applications is Monday 27th February 2017

Interviews will be held on Monday 13th March 2017.

British Canoeing is an equal opportunity employer

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