23 June 2022

Vacancy - Commercial Manager

This is a permanent position with a competitive salary, plus paid holiday, flexible working and benefits package.

About us

We are the British Paralympic Association (BPA). As the National Paralympic Committee for Great Britain, it is our responsibility to prepare, fund and manage the ParalympicsGB team at the Paralympic Games. Through our ten year strategy ‘Championing Change’, we also promote the success of the athletes and work to inspire wider societal change for disabled people. We believe in purposeful partnerships and work closely with Partners through our Beyond the Podium programme, to help deliver real change and champion an inclusive culture to their employees and customers.

With a brilliant and active family of Partners, and planning already underway for the upcoming Paris 2024 cycle, there could not be a more exciting time to join us!

We offer a very generous range of benefits including: pension, season ticket loan, cycle to work scheme, employee assistance programme, private healthcare and generous holiday entitlement.

We are based in accessible, modern offices in the heart of London and have a flexible approach to working patterns. This commitment to flexibility in how we work, when we work and where we work is an important feature of life at the BPA and we will do all we can to help you work in a way that suits you.

Come and meet us, we’re great to work with. In a recent survey, when asked what was great about working at the BPA, staff said the following:

There is a real sense of team and a real sense of pride throughout the organisation. People really work well together”;

“Being part of an organisation with real impact and purpose, working alongside really kind and talented people”;

“It’s a great environment to work in and you have the knowledge that you are making a difference”.

About you

We are looking for an individual with knowledge and experience of partnership management, who is passionate about championing change and has a desire to contribute positively to our vision: Through sport, inspire a better world for disabled people.

Reporting directly into the Head of Commercial, line-managing a Commercial Officer and working closely with other members of the BPA’s Commercial team, you will contribute significantly to the delivery of the BPA’s ambitious Commercial Strategy as well as support the wider aims of the organisation.

For full information on the role’s requirements please review the job description which details the main tasks and responsibilities, and the person specification.

Ours is a fast-paced environment and we are a close-knit team who work collaboratively across a range of sectors and delivery projects. The environment we work in is positive, challenging and fun. We are committed to delivering excellence for all our partners that work with us and support us in our vision.

The successful candidate will be supported every step of the way on their journey with the BPA. We are committed to ‘a positive Team experience from start line to finish line and beyond…’ and are committed to helping all our staff develop their skills and reach their full potential.

The BPA is fully committed to the principles of the equality of opportunity. It is responsible for ensuring that no job applicant receives less favourable treatment, on the grounds of age, race, disability, parental or marital status, religious belief, sex, gender, social status or sexual orientation, than any other.

How to apply

For details of the person specification download the Job Description and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form below:

Please send a role specific cover letter, completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form, CV and indication of current salary to the Corporate Services Officer, at jobs@paralympics.org.ukAll enquiries are to be directed to the email listed and no phone enquiries will be taken.

Closing Date: Monday 18th July, 5pm.

Interviews: Candidates who have been shortlisted for interview will be notified by Friday 22nd July.

**Please note: **Depending on the outcome of the first round of interviews there is likely to be a second round to this process.

Data Protection: The BPA will process and store and your personal information (this means any information that identifies or could identify you) for the purposes of recruitment, for a period of up to six months after the closing date, after which it will be securely disposed.

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