Posted: 07 February 2019

Scottish Swimming - Chief Executive Officer

Scottish Swimming
Head Office is at Airthrey Castle, University of Stirling
Job Type:
Circa £70k plus pension benefit
Closing date:
28 February 2019

Do you have what it takes to lead a dynamic team for one of Scotland’s leading sports?

As one of Scotland’s most successful sports governing bodies, Scottish Swimming is seeking to appoint an ambitious individual with the vision and expertise to lead our sport. 

Responsible for the strategic leadership and management of Scottish Swimming, the successful candidate will be a dynamic and creative leader with a proven track record in developing a culture of innovation and continuous improvement. We are looking for someone who understands what it means to develop excellence in all areas of our work. The remit is rich and varied addressing the needs of a changing organisation while increasing participation and maintaining a world-class athlete development pathway in a sport that is universally accessible.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the skill to develop and maintain excellent relationships with internal teams and external stakeholders and partners.  We are seeking an outstanding individual – one who understands the importance of culture, the power of partnerships, and the emotion of sport.

Scottish Swimming has a set of values which are available on our website. We are committed to selecting staff solely on the basis of their ability to do the job for which they are being recruited. We encourage applications from all sectors of the community. 

For an informal discussion please contact Forbes Dunlop, CEO on 07740 987379

For further information about Scottish Swimming please refer to the website: The application process can be found within the Supporting Information document.

The Closing Date for Applications is 12pm on Thursday 28 February 2019.

Interviews will be scheduled for week commencing 18 March 2019.