Leeds Triathlon Centre - Chairman

British Triathlon
Closing Date
31 December 2017
Interview Date
12 January 2018
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This is an exciting opportunity to lead, as Chair, one of the world’s leading triathlon centres. 

The Centre's four partners, British Triathlon, University of Leeds, Leeds Beckett University and Leeds City Council are seeking to work more formally together via a charitable company to sustain and protect the outstanding achievements and foundations created via the Leeds Triathlon Centre. They believe collaboration and an alignment of our efforts will provide the very best platform for further success, this is particularly important in ensuring they are being focused with our resources to support their athlete centred vision.

The role:

The role of chair is seen by the partners as critical, providing the leadership to maximise our centre's potential, support the leverage of additional resources into their programmes and support their athletes and coaches in their delivery and ensure the highest standards of governance. They are seeking an individual with a commitment and understanding of performance sport and triathlon, their city and region, excellent personal and leadership skills and an ability to drive success of the centre in collaboration with partners and stakeholders.

Personal or professional experience of sport and experience of developing strategy and of translating strategy to operations successfully are essential. 

How to apply

Applications should be made in writing detailing your qualifications, experience and interest in the role and sent marked “Private and Confidential” to:

HR Manager, British Triathlon Federation, PO Box 25, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3WX

Alternatively you can email your completed applciation. 

If you wish to discuss the role further before applying, please contact Stewart Ross, University of Leeds, or ring on 0113 343 0498.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 31st December at 5pm.

Interviews for shortlisted candidates will take place during the day on Friday 12th January 2018 in Leeds.

Leeds Triathlon Centre is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to ensuring that no job applicant, employee, volunteer or member receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of age, gender, disability, race, ethnic origin, nationality, colour, parental or marital status, pregnancy, religious belief, class or social background, sexual preference or political belief.