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CEO (National Director)

  • Organisation: English Institute of Sport
  • Salary: Director level remuneration
  • Closing Date: 24 September 2021 | Board & Executive

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.

The EIS is a dynamic, growing and fast-moving organisation that will offer you a flexible, positive, stimulating and challenging work environment with real opportunities to make the best better. Working for the English Institute of Sport brings its rewards not only in its salary and benefits package, but also in the opportunities for learning and career development.

Our generous benefits package includes:

  • 29 days paid holiday per year (pro rata for part time roles) plus 8 bank holidays;
  • Membership of EIS’s Occupational Sick Pay Scheme from your first day of employment;
  • Automatic entry into BUPA health cash back plan for day to day expenses like dentist, eye tests, physio, etc.
  • Generous pension scheme;
  • Discounts on Shopping, Entertainment, Travel and Lifestyle services through our Benefits portal.

The deadline for receipt of applications is midnight on Friday 24 September 2021. For further information on the role including the job description select the apply now option located on this page. 

We are committed to creating an even more diverse and inclusive workforce that will bring different perspectives to our work. So that we can more closely reflect UK society, we particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups including Black, Asian and people with other ethnically diverse backgrounds, those with a disability or long-term health condition and people returning to work after a career break.

We also understand the importance of maintaining a healthy work-life balance, so all of our roles are open to flexible working and, in many cases, remote-working too. We ask only that you work with us to find an arrangement that meets our sports and business needs and enables you to perform the role in full, in a way that works for both of us.

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