Head of Talent and Performance Pathways – UK Athletics

December 19, 2016

Location: Loughborough University, denture UK
Closing Date: January 9, order 2017

UK Athletics (UKA), cheao pills the National governing body for the premier Olympic and Paralympic sport of athletics has a vacancy for a Head of Talent and Performance Pathways to support the successful implementation of the World Class Plan.


The job is:

  • To define, own and drive the strategy and technical framework for Olympic and Paralympic athlete and coach identification, supported through a seamless performance pathway within athletics in the context of the current World Class Plan and Talent Strategy for athletics across the UK, projecting across three Olympic/Paralympic cycles.
  • Foster and lead close working partnerships with Home Nation Programmes to define the strategic and technical framework of a seamless performance pathway, reaching from Home Nation ‘Performance Foundation’ activity through to the GB World Class Programmes.
  • Define and implement a Key Performance Indicator (KPI) framework that effectively and accurately measures the impact of the performance pathway reaching from Home Nation ‘Performance Foundation’ activity through to graduation on World Class Podium Potential and Podium groups.


The candidate will have:

  • Successfully implemented programmes that provide quality talent development environments for athletes and coaches as part of an integrated pathway which connects community sport with elite programmes.
  • Proven experience in talent development and talent transfer within a sports environment.
  • Strategic leadership experienced in setting and achieving KPIs to maximise investment decisions.
  • Demonstrated collaborative style and political understanding to work positively in partnership with differing key stakeholders.

How to apply: visit www.britishathletics.org.uk in the ‘Employment’ section under ‘Governance’.