Job Opportunities

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Workforce Development Manager – Scottish Squash – Full-Time

A diverse workforce is at the centre of Scottish Squash’s strategic plan with a particular focus on growing and developing coaches, referees and volunteers to support our ambition to grow the game.

Whether you have little or no squash experience or bring a vast amount of knowledge of the game, we’d love to hear from you if developing, growing and empowering people is your ambition. If you have little or no squash experience, learn more here.

With the sports’ inclusion in the 2028 Los Angeles Olympic Games for the first time, it’s an exciting time to get involved with squash. Scottish Squash are continuing work to deliver its 2023-2027 strategic plan, Together for Squash in Scotland’, where the main development aims are to bring the ‘world’s healthiest sport’, and all of its physical, mental and social benefits to as many people as possible. We’re on a journey to show that squash is a diverse sport that can be enjoyed by everyone and anyone.

Scottish Squash are the national governing body for squash in Scotland and we’re seeking a driven individual to join the development team as Workforce Development Manager.

If you’re all about being part of a dynamic, energetic team, and are passionate about developing people then this is a great opportunity for you.

Here’s where the job fits in the organisation.

Working across Scotland, partnership working will be key to work together with national and local partners including local authorities, clubs, and colleges/universities.

Scottish Squash is committed to creating an inclusive working environment and is proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We welcome and encourage applications from anyone regardless of age, ability or disability, ethnicity or nationality, gender identity, pregnancy or maternity, religion, sex or sexual orientation.

Read the full job description – Workforce Development Manager – Job Description

Job title: Workforce Development Manager

Reports to: Director of Development

Contract type: Permanent

Location: Edinburgh (Oriam, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, EH14 4AS)

This post is appropriate for a home working request to be made. Any home working arrangements would be agreed by the post holder’s line manager. The administrative base, for the purposes of expenses and travel claims, is the Scottish Squash HQ (currently located at the address above) but this can be negotiated with the post holder’s line manager.                                              

Salary: SSL Grade 4: £28,117 per annum

Position type: Full Time (1.0 FTE)

Hours: 37.5 hours per week (flexible working)

Closes: Sunday 24th March, 23:59pm (all applications will be acknowledged)

Completed applications should be sent to governance@scottishsquash.org

Interviews: Week beginning 15th April 2024

The Application Process

HR16-F01 Job-Role Application Form

Applicants should complete the job application form available above and send completed application forms by the closing date to governance@scottishsquash.org. Please note that applications received after the closing date cannot be considered.

For an informal discussion please contact Allan McKay (Director of Development) on 07483 908890 or at allan.mckay@scottishsquash.org

Volunteer opportunities

Do you thrive on helping others? Would you like to give something back to squash? Being a volunteer in squash gives you a chance to have your say in how your county, league or club is run. It’s also a great opportunity to gain new skills and meet people.

Find out more here


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