Posted: 24 March 2022

Scottish Swimming - Aquatics Development Manager

Scottish Swimming
University of Stirling
Job Type:
Full time
circa £29k (dependant on experience) plus 6% pension
Closing date:
21 April 2022

Do you want to help get more people swimming?

Salary circa £29k (dependant on experience) plus 6% pension

Scottish Swimming’s vision is that ‘Everyone Can Swim’. Have you got the skills, enthusiasm, and passion to help us achieve this?

As one of Scotland’s most successful sport’s Governing Bodies, Scottish Swimming is seeking to appoint a highly organised, enthusiastic and motivated individual with a can-do attitude to be part of our Aquatics Team committed to the development and improvement of quality aquatics programmes in Scotland.

Key Functions:

Lead the development and improvement of quality aquatic programmes resulting in an increase in the number of people of all ages learning to swim and remaining active through aquatics

  • Manage and provide operational support and guidance to aquatic providers that drive quality aquatic environments. Ensure the operational support is in place to underpin and contribute towards outcomes

Excellent planning, communication and project management skills are a must as well as the ability to enthuse and motivate others. 

Self-motivation and ability to prioritise a busy workload will be key to meeting deadlines, along with a personality and skill set to develop strong relationships with a variety of partners will be essential for this role.

In return you will be offered an attractive salary, including contributory pension, as well as being part of a dynamic team that aims to ensure that Scottish Swimming remains at the forefront of Scottish sporting success.

Scottish Swimming is committed to selecting staff solely based on their ability to do the job for which they are being recruited and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.

For an informal discussion please contact Gordon Hunter, Aquatics Partnership Manager on 07785 951363.

For further information about Scottish Swimming please visit our website ( For full details about the role and how to apply please see the attachments (role descriptor and supporting information).

Closing Date:            Thursday 21st April 2022 at midday

Interviews:               Week beginning Monday 2nd May 2022