BASES (The British Association for Sport and Exercise Sciences) is the professional body for sport and exercise sciences in the UK. Our mission is to drive excellence in sport and exercise sciences through the promotion of evidence-based practice and the development and enhancement of professional and ethical standards. This includes a number of services and support, including Membership, Accreditations and Certifications, Conferences and Events, Research and Publications, and Partnerships. Please see our website for more details.
Main purpose of job:
Implementing the Association’s continuous professional development (CPD) strategy, including day to day management of BASES professional standards programme and CPD offer.
This exciting role is designed for a proactive, driven and independent individual with a passion for and commitment to professional development and education. You will ideally have experience of developing and/or co-ordinating CPD programmes, professional standards (e.g., accreditations, endorsements, certifications), or training/education schemes. This role would suit someone who is comfortable working independently, has excellent people skills and who is a good co-ordinator and organiser. Experience or knowledge of professional bodies / associations and/or sport and exercise science is advantageous but not essential.
Permanent, part-time (3 days / 22.5 hours per week), to start with immediate effect.
Head Office is Leeds with some national travel required. Flexible working arrangements may be considered for an outstanding candidate. The Operations Team is currently working remotely due to COVID-19.
£30,614 - £33,791 (pro rata) dependent upon experience.
35 days paid holiday per year (pro rata); Employer pension contribution of 6%; Gym membership allowance of £200.00 per annum (pro rata); Cycle to work scheme; £50.00 annual contribution towards a sight test and cost of glasses if needed for VDU work.
Applications close 10 am on Monday 31 January 2022; interviews take place Thursday 17 February 2022.
This appointment will be via a formal, open and transparent recruitment process, with the aim of attracting the widest range of the most suitable candidates. We are committed to equity, diversity and inclusion as part of our recruitment policies. We therefore encourage applications from individuals who meet the required criteria, but we particularly encourage applications from women, individuals from ethnically diverse communities, those who have a disability, or members of LGBTQ+ community. Please notify the Executive Director (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you require reasonable adjustments during the application process.
Please attach a current CV (two-page maximum) along with one-page A4 (650 words maximum) as to how you evidence the essential candidate knowledge, experience, skills and capabilities. Email this application, marked confidential, to Ian Wilson, BASES Executive Director (email@example.com).
Key duties and responsibilities include:
Essential and desirable candidate Knowledge, Experience, Skills and Capabilities: