Director of Performance

Job Description
Are you passionate about showcasing Britain’s sporting success on the global stage? Committed to inspiring the nation, bringing communities and countries together as we deliver medals and more? Are you an exceptional leader and relationship builder? One of the world’s best performance experts? If so, we want to hear from you.
We’re looking for a Director of Performance to join our dynamic Executive Team at UK Sport. This is one of the most significant global appointment opportunities in high-performance sport. We’re searching for an outstanding leader, an innovative thinker and a results-driven team‐player to play an integral role in UK Sport’s leadership team.
Working directly for our CEO and leading a highly talented and committed team, you’ll be joining us at an exciting time in Britain’s sporting success story. Join us and you’ll be part of the team shaping our future organisational strategy. Shaping our pathway to success through Beijing, Paris and beyond. Ensuring that we uphold Britain’s global leadership position on the sporting stage and continue to inspire a nation.
The Tokyo Games are soon upon us. Our sports are ready to deliver on the greatest stage. That means we’re willing to wait for the right candidate to join us after the Games if needs be.
If you think you have what it takes, please read our detailed recruitment pack or pick up the phone and speak to Dawn Brown in confidence to find out more about the role. Dawn can be contacted by mobile on 07939 228 160 or via email at We look forward to hearing from you.

About UK Sport
Working at UK Sport is all about how we can inspire the nation through Olympic and Paralympic success. We know the power that sport has and we want to deliver inspirational sporting moments that the whole county can feel proud about and motivated by, through success at the Olympic and Paralympic Games, through the staging of major international sporting events in the UK and by making sure all of our sports are run with world leading standards of culture, governance and integrity.
Want to find out what it’s really like to work here? Then please follow this link to hear from current staff:

UK Sport offer a competitive benefit package this includes:
• Defined benefit pension scheme
• Employer pension contribution of 12%
• Pension Allowance of 4%
• 6 weeks Annual Leave
• Interest free season ticket loans
• Enhanced Maternity/Paternity/Parental Leave
• Healthy Lifestyle allowance of up to £480 per year
• Cycle to Work Scheme
Interviews will take place w/c 6 April and/or w/c 20 April

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