English Institute of Sport - CEO (National Director)

Hours of WorkFull Time
Salary & Benefits Director level remuneration
Closing Date24 Sep

Job Description

An exciting and unique role in high performance sport is now open for applications.  The CEO (National Director) of the English Institute of Sport is one of the most influential leadership roles in sport in the UK.  Have you been inspired by the recent performances of Team GB and anticipate early mornings watching ParalympicsGB do the same in the coming weeks?  Do you think you have the skills and experience and would you like to be the next leader of the organisation that provides science, medicine, technology and innovation support to those athletes? If so, this might be the job for you.

Our purpose

The recruitment process for the new CEO (National Director) will see the appointed individual come in to the EIS in the period between the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games this summer and the Beijing Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in 2022. This is a crucial time for the EIS and the UK High Performance System.

Job Purpose 

  • To lead the EIS organisation in developing and implementing the organisational strategy to deliver outstanding support to the high performance sports in the UK.
  • To work in partnership with key stakeholders in National Governing Bodies, the Home Country Sports Institutes and UK Sport to ensure that our support remains ahead of the game, bringing new thinking as well as excellence in delivery so our GB sports and athletes can excel.
  • This is a key leadership role, both internally to the organisation and an advocate externally where success is founded on mutually trusting and respectful relationships. 

To apply, please log into our recruitment portal and follow the instructions at the following link. https://www.eis2win.co.uk/careers/current-opportunities/

Please provide a covering letter alongside to support your CV. The letter should be no longer than 2 sides of A4 and should demonstrate how you will bring your experience, skills and knowledge to be successful in this role.

If you wish to talk to someone before applying to understand more about the role and whether it would be a good fit for you, please contact Dawn Brown via email on dawnbrown@positivedynamics.co.uk 

Interview DateInterviews to be held in October
ContactDawn Brown