Job Opportunity: Head of Business Operations

Job Opportunity: Head of Business Operations


Head of Business Operations

Salary Range:     £40,000 - £50,000

Contributory Pension

Gold British Cycling Membership

Contract:             Full time, permanent

Reporting to:     Chief Executive

Do you have the passion and drive to work in one of the most exciting and fastest growing sports in the UK? 

The continued success and growth of Scottish Cycling has resulted in the creation of the exciting new role of Head of Business Operations, who will be responsible for leading and managing our business operations functions. Scottish Cycling is committed to a range of initiatives from playground to podium and our vision is to develop a nation of cyclists. Our objectives are to Lead, Support, Grow and Partner cycling to ensure we maximise participation and deliver ongoing international success.

The successful candidate will have exceptional management skills and a proven track record in leading and managing people in a customer focused environment.  You will be an integral member of the Senior Leadership Team working across the organisation to provide support and continuous improvement.

There are a number of strands to this job including the responsibility for improving governance, compliance, policies and procedures. You will identify and deliver improvements across the business and manage relationships with external suppliers and contractors ensuring these provide best value. You will also provide strong leadership and management to the Finance and Communications teams.

This is a challenging role working with a busy team in a vibrant environment and we are looking for a dynamic, energetic and innovative leader with an engaging personality.

A good knowledge of the governance structures within sporting bodies and related organisations is desirable as is a demonstrable knowledge of cycling in Scotland and the UK for sport and recreation. The role is full time, based at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome, Glasgow, with occasional weekend and evening work.

If you share our ambition and have what it takes to be Scottish Cycling’s new Head of Business Operations then we look forward to hearing from you. For an informal conversation about this role please contact the CEO on the below email.

Scottish Cycling is committed to selecting staff solely on the basis of their ability to do the job for which they are being recruited, and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Full details of the job description and an Application Form can be obtained from our website or by calling Stephen Hilbourne on 0141 554 6021.

Applications should be submitted by email to the CEO no later than 12 noon on Monday 24th September.  Interview date is planned for Friday 5th October 2018.

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