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The application process is now underway for a Performance Director to play a key role in developing our present and future talent leading up to the Paris Olympics and beyond.

This is an exciting and demanding role, with the successful candidate responsible for the overall strategic delivery of the England Performance Programme and GB World Class Programme and the attainment of strategic goals.

With a Commonwealth Games on home soil next summer along with a shorter than usual Olympic cycle, now is an exciting time to be taking on the vital and varied responsibilities the role entails.

The successful candidate will be tasked with a range of tasks across performance, organisation and relationship management, including but not limited to:

  • Leading change by creating and driving a World Class environment and culture in each discipline, through the building of strong relationships with all stakeholders including technical, management & administrative staff, personal coaches, athletes, and expert support personnel.
  • Working closely with the coaches in each discipline (and across the programmes) to set challenging but realistic targets
  • Being responsible for the recruitment and management of all programme staff for both the GB World Class Programme and England Performance & Junior Performance Programmes
  • Taking responsibility for the creation of a world-class plan for the programmes and their subsequent delivery.
  • Being prominent on the world stage to ensure that good relationships with the International Federation (Badminton World Federation) and other national Federations are achieved in support of the programme goals.

Significant experience within elite-level international badminton and success as a leader in at Olympic / Paralympic and World level are essential, along with strong experience of creating a positive culture in a performance environment.

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