Posted: 04 February 2022

Scottish Swimming - Club Development Manager

Scottish Swimming
University of Stirling
Job Type:
£38k p/a plus 6% pension
Closing date:
24 February 2022
Interview date:
28 February 2022




Salary circa £38k plus 6% pension


Scottish Swimming’s vision is thatEveryone Can Swim’.  Have you got the ambition and expertise we need to help us to achieve this?


As one of Scotland’s most successful sport’s governing bodies, Scottish Swimming is seeking to appoint an ambitious individual.  We are looking for an enthusiastic, self- motivated individual with the expertise to provide leadership to a team of Regional staff to support and develop stronger, more sustainable clubs providing increased and quality opportunities for people to participate at all levels.


Excellent leadership, communication and negotiating skills are a must as well as the ability to enthuse and motivate others. 


Key Functions:

  • Lead the strategic development of the “Stronger Clubs” strand of the Scottish Swimming Corporate Plan through focusing on quality club and coaching environments, volunteer support and development and membership recruitment and retention, ensuring members remain within the sport for longer.
  • Effectively manage and support the Regional Swimming Development Managers ensuring work programmes, targets and impact are aligned to the development plan key priorities.
  • Lead and/or support the Performance Development Programme reviews in partnership with the Director of Aquatics providing strategic and operational support to further develop the delivery of PD programmes across Scotland.


The post will be based at Scottish Swimming HQ, on the University of Stirling campus, and the  successful candidate will  have the experience of successfully managing a team. Self-motivation and the ability to prioritise a busy workload will be key to meeting deadlines. 


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 Ally Whike, Director of Aquatics on 07834 583318

For further information please see the attachments. For more information about Scottish Swimming please visit the Scottish Swimming website at


Closing Date:            Thursday 24th February 2022 at midday

Interviews:                  Week beginning Monday 28th February 2022