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Job Advert - Disability Manager to be based at the National Badminton Centre, Milton Keynes (closing date 28th January 2010)

Disability Manager

With London 2012 on the horizon there has never been a more exciting time to work in British sport.

We are seeing greater numbers participating than ever before, we are investing in an outstanding pool of talent and coming up over the next three years, we will be hosting some of the most prestigious Major Championships in the game - from the annual Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships which be staged for the hundredth time this year, to the European Badminton Championships in Manchester 2010, followed by the World Badminton Championships to be hosted in London in 2011 - all of which are a sign-post to the Olympics Games, London 2012.

As a critical part of our continued growth, we are inviting applications for a Disability Manager, to be based at the National Badminton Centre, Milton Keynes, to:

  • Lead the development and implementation of the BADMINTON England Disability Strategy.
  • Lead a programme with the aim of increasing and maintaining participation among those with a disability.
  • Work with BADMINTON England teams and partner organisations to establish competition opportunities, training environments and a selection process for representative events.
  • Establish and maintain excellent working relationships with key partner organisations.

The successful candidate will need to be highly motivated and will have:

  • Significant experience in the management of disability sport and increasing participation in disability sport.
  • A clear understanding of the needs of participants with disabilities within sport and the ability to apply this to badminton.

This is a Grade 5 role offering a salary from c £30,000 plus car / car allowance, pension and other benefits.

For an application pack please quote reference number 15 and Email Enquiries@badmintonengland.co.uk or telephone 01908 268400

For an informal discussion regarding this position please contact George Wood, Head of Development 01908 268400, georgewood@badmintonengland.co.uk

The closing date for applications is 28th January 2010. Interviews are expected to take place week commencing 8th February 2010 at the National Badminton Centre, Milton Keynes.

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