Loughborough University

Loughborough University

Performance Programme Manager

United Kingdom

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Performance Programme Manager

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Management and Specialist grade 6 from £33966 to £44263 per annum. Subject to annual pay award.

Job description

Full time and fixed term (maternity cover)

Loughborough Sport is looking for a maternity cover who is dynamic and passionate to lead our Athletic Union work and some performance programmes.

Working as part of a large leadership team you will bring experience plus the organisational skills and energy to continue to drive the work with our Athletic Union clubs to continue to provide a high-quality student experience both on and off the field of play, and manage some of our sports programmes to achieve their individual and team performance goals.

Inter disciplinary working is an essential part of our philosophy and the role will lead this approach across several of our performance programmes. Personal development is actively encouraged through this role and experience across all areas of Loughborough Sport is possible.

This a rare opportunity to be part of a unique multi-sport performance development environment where innovation and creativity are actively encouraged.

Contact for informal enquiries: Sam Walsh, Performance Programme Manager, [email protected]

Closing date: 26 February 2024

Interview date: 11 March 2024

View the Job Description for this role here.

Loughborough University is committed to achieving equity and valuing diversity in all aspects of employment and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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Performance Programme Manager


Loughborough University


United Kingdom


February 08, 2024

Application deadline

February 26, 2024

Job type



Business and Economics,Education

About the employer

The history of Loughborough University can be traced back to the establishment of a small technical institute in 1909. Originally, Loughborough University of Technology provided education only in technical subjects like art and science. The university was given its current name in 1996. Currently, the university has 22 academic schools and departments, over 100 research groups, institutes and centers, and over 35 professional services, teams.

Located in the center of Loughborough, UK, the university campus covers an area of 440 acres. The campus has a world-class infrastructure and provides a plethora of facilities like huge lecture theatres, a well-stocked library, well-equipped laboratories, an extensive IT network, a conference center, excellent accommodation, and Loughborough Students' Union. The university also has an arts center, a bank, a health center, two theatres, restaurants, and some shops. Also, it provides the students with excellent sports facilities. The university has a postgraduate campus in London too. Both the campuses have won many awards and rankings for the facilities they offer.

Loughborough University offers numerous undergraduate, doctoral and postgraduate programs in various fields like accounts, finance, engineering, sciences, architecture, business, computer science, management, mathematics, languages, sports, economics, arts, social sciences, media, and psychology. The university houses more than 17,000 students and over 3,700 staff members. It is a member of a renowned international academic network, UNITECH International, and has collaborations with many international institutions like MIT, IIT Delhi, and Nanyang Technological University. It also has strong links with many funding agencies and sponsors like the Brunei High Commission, the Libyan Embassy, Oman Cultural Attaché Office and the Chevening Organization. The university equips the students with the skills and knowledge required to improve their employability and offers them plenty of outstanding career opportunities.

Loughborough University has a large network of alumni. There are more than 178,000 alumni across 169 countries. Sir Peter Bonfield is BT Group's former chief executive. Lord Sebastian Coe is an Olympic athlete well-known for holding the world marathon record. Paula Radcliffe is Williams Formula One team's Head of Vehicle Performance and Rob Smedley's former race engineer. Malcolm Sayer is a successful car and aircraft designer. Rosalind Ayres is a popular English actress. Tanni Grey-Thompson is a television presenter, Welsh politician, and a former wheelchair racer. Clive Woodward used to be an English rugby player and served as the coach for the England rugby team from 1997-2004. There are lots of other distinguished and notable names linked to the university.

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