Athletics NI seek Development Manager

Development Manager (Full time, 37.5 hours per week)

Salary £28,000 – £32,000 Commensurate with experience. Evening & weekend work required

Based at Athletics House, Mary Peters Track, Belfast BT9 5PR

Reporting to the Director of Coaching and Athlete Development, the Development Manager will provide leadership and influence in the areas of club, coach, officials and volunteer development. This role requires both an in-depth understanding of the principles of sport development and the ability to work collaboratively with clubs to build their capacity and capability.

The key focus of this role is advocating for the quality of athletics experience for all participants through an Athlete-First, System-Led and Performance-Driven philosophy. Athlete-First means we are focused on the needs and expectations of athletes and runners; System-Led means we focus on ‘system attributes’ which best impact participation including the development and delivery of learning programmes; Performance-Driven means that we hold ourselves and others accountable and seek continuous improvement.

We are particularly keen to hear from candidates with experience from other sports as well as those with experience within athletics. Interviews will be held on Thursday 4th February 2021 via Zoom

Closing Date 3pm on Thursday 28th January 2021

This is a Sport NI Lottery Funded post

Job Description

Application Form

Athletics Northern Ireland are an equal opportunity employer and positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief. Information given during the application process is confidential and will be used only for the purpose of monitoring.

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form


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