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Programme Team Assistant

  • Organisation: British Paralympic Association
  • Salary: Band B
  • Closing Date: 23 November 2020 | Strategy & Research

We are looking for an individual who wishes to start their career in high performance sport. The role will be varied and you will be a part of a busy Operations Team function, but will support all departments across the entire organisation. This will provide you with a breadth of experience and an opportunity to gain expertise in what it requires to send a multi-sport team to an international games.

This will be a busy and varied role and represents a really good chance to experience a unique environment as the BPA gears up for the final preparations to deliver a best-prepared team at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. The environment is very positive and fun as you would expect in a sporting organisation, but we work hard.

As a member of our team, you’ll assist the Head of Games Strategy & Planning to provide world class project and programme management support to ParalympicsGB and all BPA departments as they work towards both the Summer and Winter Games. Your meticulous attention to detail and strong organisational skills will help make sure the BPA remain on track to deliver key milestones in the four year cycle.

As well as being highly organized and enjoying working with large amounts of data, you’ll be great with people too!

And we’ll be doing everything we can to support you every step of the way - we’re committed to helping all of our staff develop their skills and reach their full potential.

Please refer to the job description to see the main tasks and responsibilities.

Please send a role specific cover letter, completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form, CV and indication of current salary to Terry Race, Corporate Services Officer, at

For an informal discussion about the role please email Jennie Cooper, Head of Games Strategy & Planning at

The closing date for applications is 5.00pm on Monday 23 November. Interviews will be virtual and will be held week commencing 30 November.

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