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Job Title: BISHA Sports Development Lead

Reports to: BISHA Chief Executive Officer / BISHA Board

Direct Reports (if applicable): From Appointed group/s or individual/s in oversight of particular development areas

Hours: 100 pa

Primary Location: Remote

Salary: Voluntary

British Inline Skater Hockey:

British Inline Hockey was officially recognised as a UK Sport in the 1980’s and was formerly known as Street Hockey played in Inner Cities. As the sport evolved so did the International Organisation (IISHF) and since the 1990’s Team GB have competed at International Level collecting many medals at all age groups.

BISHA Board:

The New BISHA Board was formed in 2020 with the remit to ensure we have a structure & constitution in place to develop and implement strategic growth and be accountable for the execution. The new board is very diverse and committed to our historic values, but also determined to embrace new working practices,process and technology to both cultivate and excite the current and prospective membership and continually keep the BISHA Hockey community informed.

Role Purpose:

The role of the BISHA Sport Development Lead is to work closely with the CEO and senior management group to develop a strategy for expansion of the sport and development of new and existing players for every target area. To set up a frame work and commission that enables the delivery of growth as swiftly and sustainably as possible.

Responsibilities:

• To provide a strategy for growth of the sport including defined target setting and periodic reporting to the board

.• Outline key areas and groups and set target for growth - placing emphasis on street roots / entry level within the sport for girls and boys

• Develop a strategy for additional recreational participation for all ages, gender and abilities

• Create a national programme which engage the clubs and members to activate and sustain their own growth as well as initiatives for new team/club start-up.

• Map team/club, regional, national and international skater hockey hot spots in order to target key geographical areas in the UK.

• Develop and promote club relationships/partnership with local communities, schools and clubs for membership, events and infrastructure prospects.

• Expose and promote BISHA events, fixtures and tournaments.

• Collaborate with the marketing team to develop an overarching strategy with deliberate and relevant commitment to meet agreed objectives.

• Advice and support in the development of regulations which create the solid platform for growth and competition quality.

• Create, recruit and expand a team with the right skills to support in the responsibilities of the role.

• Manage budget either allocated by BISHA or generated through development projects in close coordination with the Chief Executive of Operations and Chief Financial Officer.

Person Specification:

The ideal candidate should have excellent team work skills; Good communication and interpersonal skills will help this individual operate well with the management team and BISHA board; This person should have a ‘can do’ approach which engages people positively to drive change; There should be a readiness to do research and gather information in order to inform and direct for the development this should accompany a willingness to present, discuss and understand; The candidate should also contribute positively to BISHA culture and have th eability and operate under their own initiative.

Essential Skills:

• Organisational and management

• Understanding of research and presentation

• Strategy and target setting

• Production control and delivery

Desirable Skills/Qualifications

:• Sport or business development

• Team leadership and management

How to Apply/Application Process:

Please send a CV and a covering letter detailing your suitability for the role to Steve Dickinson steven-dickinson@hotmail.co.uk 

Interview will be conducted by members of the BISHA Board(individuals TBC).

BISHA Hockey Ltd are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.

All successful candidates will be subject to DBS - Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant checks.Finally there will be a 6 month probation period associated with this role as we identify the right collection individuals to take the sport forward.

Job Title: BISHA IISHF Liaison Officer

Reports to (Line Manager’s Job Title): BISHA Board

Direct Reports (if applicable): At the discretion of the role holder

Hours: Approx. 100 pa Primary Location: Remote

Salary: Voluntary

British Inline Skater Hockey: British Inline Hockey was officially recognised as a UK Sport in the 1980’s and was formerly known as Street Hockey played in Inner Cities. As the sport evolved so did the International Organisation (IISHF) and since the 1990’s Team GB have competed at International Level collecting many medals at all age groups.

BISHA Board:

The New BISHA Board was formed in 2020 with the remit to ensure we have a structure & constitution in place to develop and implement strategic growth and be accountable for the execution. The new board is very diverse and committed to our historic values, but also determined to embrace new working practices, process and technology to both cultivate and excite the current and prospective membership and continually keep the BISHA Hockey community informed.

Role Purpose:

To ensure the organisation has excellent two-way communication with the IISHF as its governing body for all matters relating to strategy, rules, events, discipline, innovation and development of the sport

Responsibilities:

• Act as ambassador for BISHA and conduct all engagement with diplomacy

• Attend IISHF AGM carrying the BISHA vote and voice, ensuring all proposals are shared and discussed with the board including proposed recommendations

• Regular engagement with BISHA Marketing Team to ensure communications are interpreted and shared within the organisations appropriately via the multitude of messaging channels. British Inline Skater Hockey Association Job Profile

• Maintain excellent relationships with the BISHA Board and IISHF Officials by applying consideration to all messaging, ensuring sensitivity and relationships are maintained.

• All actions raised by BISHA/IISHF are clearly recorded and managed to ensure clarity and progression of the sport both within BISHA and Internationally

• Regular attendance and updates provided at BISHA Board Meetings

Person Specification

The ideal candidate must be dynamic, professional and diplomatic, encourages and embraces change, have strong interpersonal skills to work with different cultures, excellent organisation skills. The candidate will also contribute positively to BISHA culture and have the ability to take accountability and operate under their own initiative.

Essential Skills:

 Strong planning and organisational skills

 Passion for Change

 Excellent diplomacy skills

 Ability to analyse and interpret detailed documentation

 Strong negotiation & personal skills Desirable Skills/Qualifications:

 Experience with International Business

 Knowledge of IISHF Rule book

How To Apply/Application Process:

Please send a CV and a covering letter detailing your suitability for the role to Steve Dickinson steven-dickinson@hotmail.co.uk Interview will be conducted by members of the BISHA Board (individuals TBC)

Job Title: Team GB U19 General Team Manager

Reports to (Line Manager’s Job Title): Team GB Technical Director

Hours: Approx. 80pa

Primary Location: UK (Training @ Bordon, Hampshire)

Salary: Voluntary

British Inline Skater Hockey:

British Inline Hockey was officially recognised as a UK Sport in the 1980’s and was formerly known as Street Hockey played in Inner Cities. As the sport evolved so did the International Organisation (IISHF) and since the 1990’s Team GB have competed at International Level collecting many medals at all age groups.

Team Great Britain:

Team GB Men is made up of a Squad of 20-30 players which train monthly at the home of BISHA Hockey which is the Bordon Rink, Hampshire. In addition to this role the management team to support the players comprises of a Technical Director, Head Coach, Assistant Coach, Fitness Coach, Nutritionist.

A team of 14-19 players are selected to play at an International Event annually and the tour is usually a 5 day trip.

Role Purpose:

To manage, prepare and coordinate Team GB Men within the BISHA guidelines and to follow IISHF regulation in advance and during International Events.

Responsibilities:

Training:

· Arrange all team training sessions at a suitable venue, preferably to be a rink in line with IISHF competition standards.

· Inform players of training dates and inform Coaches of player attendees.

· Collect Training Fees & Manage Venue Payment

Tournaments:

· Ensure that all players are current BISHA team players.

· Manage Tournament Budget and arrange all team travel and accommodation arrangements.

· Ensure that paperwork is submitted to Team GB Co-ordinator and IISHF.

· Compile & communicate player tournament itinerary

· Manage players off rink from outbound airport until return back at airport

· Co-ordination and timekeeping of team during competition for games, opening ceremonies and meals.

· Act responsibly on Team GB Bench during International matches

· Attend IISHF compulsory meetings during events and act as Team GB Ambassador

Person Specification

The ideal candidate must be professional under pressure, have strong interpersonal skills to work within Team GB Management Team, drive and focus to succeed in challenging environments. The candidate will also contribute positively to BISHA culture and have the ability to take accountability and operate under their own initiative.

Essential Skills:

· Has experience of managing a budget before

· Has excellent planning and organisational skills

· Has excellent written and oral communication skills,

· Has strong negotiation & personal skills to work with Players, Management & International Organisation Officials

Desirable Skills/Qualifications:

· Previous Senior Team Management Role (Any Business / Sport)

· Thorough knowledge of BISHA Rulebook

How To Apply/Application Process:

Please send a CV and a covering letter detailing your suitability for the role to Team GB Technical Director Jan Dickinson (jan.dickinson@ntlworld.com).

Interview will be conducted by Team GB Technical Director and Team GB Head Coach. Final approval for appointment will be sanctioned by the BISHA Board.