28/06/2017- Latest News

British Fencing, the National Governing Body for Fencing, is now seeking to appoint a Talent Pathway Administrator, to join the Talent Pathway team.

This role is particularly suited to an experienced administrator or recent graduate.

The Talent Pathway Administrator will provide administrative support to the Talent Pathway team and Talent Development Centres (TDCs).  The main purpose of the post is to lead the day-to-day organisational, administrative and logistical support to the Talent Pathway Manager.

Supporting the Talent Pathway Manager, they will be responsible for supporting the Talent Pathway philosophy, culture and values and will help to support an environment of continuous improvement which develops independent, robust and resilient athletes.

It’s an exciting time to join our Talent Team as we develop our Talent Pathway.  By becoming an important member of our Talent Pathway Team you will be playing a key role in shaping the future of our sport at a crucial stage in the development of our young fencers.

The role is offered full time but applicants wishing to work part time (minimum 0.8 FTE) will be considered. There is an expectation of flexibility in working hours which could include weekend working.  

The successful candidate should have excellent administrative, communication & office-based computer skills; an interest in talent development and performance pathways would be beneficial but not essential.

If you feel you have the suitable skills and attributes for this position then we would like to hear from you.

The position is based at our Elite Training Centre in Hendon, London.  However, some travel – both nationally and internationally – may be required to fulfil the duties of this post.

This is a profession which is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore an Enhanced Criminal Records Bureau check will be required.

How to apply

British Fencing is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of society.  Any appointment will be made on merit alone.  For further information please visit the main “Vacancies” page www.britishfencing.com/news/vacanciesandrecruitment/ to download a full job description and person specification. 

Please submit your CV (maximum three pages) with a covering letter (maximum two pages) by email to [email protected] clearly identifying how your skills and experience are relevant to the requirements outlined in the job description and person specification.

The closing date for applications is 11.59pm on Wednesday 12th July.

Interviews are scheduled to be held on week commencing 17th July.

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