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12 Month Job Opportunity with British Cycling

We have an exciting opportunity for a cycling enthusiast to join us for 12 months as a Cycling Delivery Manager (Maternity Cover) to help us manage and lead British Cycling’s programmes and activities across the North East region.

You will help us on our mission to transform Britain into a great cycling nation by developing and delivering our Regional Delivery Plan, integrating activity across recreation, cycle sport, clubs and groups, facilities and coaching programme delivery.

 If this sounds perfect for you, then let's talk details:

In this role you will focus your energy on developing and delivering the Regional Delivery Strategy through the creation of a region-specific Regional Delivery Plan, focusing on the highest participation growth & revenue opportunities. There will be a combination of working with the local authorities, partnerships, regional volunteers and of course our members and non-members to support the delivery of mass participation events while continuing to serve the sport through cycle sport, clubs, groups and coaching programmes.

You will work with the functions based at our Manchester-based headquarters to determine the regional targets, the investment requirements and timelines to help move the regions towards our goal of making Britain a great cycling nation. You will be expected to support the delivery of:

  • Recreational Delivery
  • Partnership Engagement Management (with Local Authorities or commercial partners where they exist)
  • Workforce identification and support
  • Clubs, groups and facilities optimisation and support
  • Cycle sport delivery
  • Coaching and talent development

All we need from you is…

  • A passion for delivery – you will have a natural ability to create a vision and drive to develop great plans and execute them with finesse and build great relationships along the way.
  • A record of delivering - preferably degree educated or equivalent work experience, with a significant project management portfolio, but if you are not but have a proven track record of getting things done and keeping people happy along the way you should definitely apply.
  • Experience in sport - experience of working in sport administration and governance in a predominantly volunteer led environment. If you haven’t but have been a volunteer yourself and know what it takes to keep people coming back for more, then we’d like to hear your story.
  • Understanding of governance - A good understanding of the political nature of a constitutional based National Governing Body – i.e. the role of a board in support of activities of a region. It may not be in cycling, it may not be in sport, but knowledge of how to work collaboratively with a board is key to this role.
  • Reliable and demonstrable record of driving recreation and sports participation growth/service delivery.
  • To be passionate, motivational manager with a proven track record of developing a remote team and nurturing talent whilst giving people the freedom to succeed and grow to successfully achieve target and KPIs
  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills from a person who can quickly establish credibility, positively influence others and win the respect and co-operation of colleagues at all levels.
  • Diligent financial management capabilities taking responsibility for regional recreational/cycling growth initiatives and delivering the financial objectives of the region.
  • High integrity and objectivity capable of selling ideas and implementing change.
  • Personable and flexible with a hands-on approach and strong people skills with high emotional intelligence must come naturally.

To apply, please complete the online application form on the following link https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/vacancies


Role Profile: NECyclingDeliveryManagerMaternityCover

Closing Date: 12 noon on Wednesday 29th August 2018

Interview Dates: Week commencing 10th September 2018

Job Opportunity with British Cycling

We have an exciting opportunity for a cycling enthusiast to join us as a Recreation Officer working within the North East and in particular the city of Newcastle.
In this role of a Recreation Officer you will be accountable for:
  • Maintaining and developing new partnerships and relationships with the local stakeholders and communities within the designated area, providing British Cycling with the most effective routes to market to deliver its recreation programme.
  • Operating within a designated area to coordinate and support the effective local delivery of the recreation programmes and working closely with the Recreation team at British Cycling Headquarters providing input to the ongoing evaluation of the operational model.
  • Supporting and building capacity in the volunteer network of area coordinators, leaders, and champions enhancing engagement alongside providing opportunities to share best practice.


  • Working with other key agencies and cycling organisations to develop the recreation pathway with a clear focus on raising awareness of the work of British Cycling, growing and diversifying participation and supporting more people to cycle more frequently.
What do we offer?
You’ll build and sustain strong effective working relationships at all levels across British Cycling, in particular the recreation team. You’ll identify areas for development and develop potential recommendations overcoming barriers and developing relationships. In return for delivering consistent results, you’ll receive the opportunity to learn and develop, as well as exciting opportunities to broaden your role and potentially move around the organisation.
What you need is:
We are keen to hear from candidates with sound knowledge of cycling and/or sport and the associated physical activity delivery.  Candidates should be aware of the current developments in cycling in terms of the transport, health and recreational agendas and should have a track record in partnership working and development where partnership programme and project delivery can be demonstrated.
This is a profession which is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check will be required.
We welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of age, race, colour, sex, marital status, religion, ethnic origin, nationality, disability or sexual orientation.  Any appointment will be made on merit alone. 
For more information on British Cycling and to apply please visit the following page https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/apply
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Closing date:
Thursday 16th August 2018

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