Posted: 30 March 2017

Scottish Swimming-Regional Development Manager (Maternity Leave Cover)

Scottish Swimming
sportscotland (Templeton, Glasgow)/National Swimming Academy, Stirling University
Job Type:
Regional Development Manager (Maternity Leave Cover)
Salary circa £25k plus 6% pension
Closing date:
21 April 2017
Interview date:
08 May 2017
12 months

Scottish Swimming is seeking a Regional Development Manager for a period of maternity leave (12 months) to support and develop stronger, more sustainable clubs that will provide increased and quality opportunities for people to participate at all levels.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, self- motivated individual to help our clubs to grow and retain their members by supporting them to provide quality coaching environments which enable athletes to progress to whatever level they choose.

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

Key Functions:

  • To lead the development of swimming by implementing, monitoring and evaluating the Scottish Swimming Development Plan and Regional Swimming Development Plan.
  • Work in partnership to deliver a coherent athlete pathway.
  • Support and develop aquatic clubs.
  • Support and develop volunteers, coaches and technical officials.

This post covers Glasgow, Stirling, Falkirk, Clackmannanshire and North and South Lanarkshire.

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 everyone can swim.

Scottish Swimming is committed to selecting staff solely on the basis of 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 Sarah Pryde-Smith, on 07917 875447

For further information and a recruitment pack please go to the Scottish Swimming website at

Closing Date: 12 noon, Friday 21st April 2017

Interviews: Monday 8th May 2017