Head of Competitions and Performance

British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS)


Closing date:   2 November 2021
Location:   Flexible working considered - time in the London based office is essential
Region:   United Kingdom
Employment type:   Full Time
Salary:   Salary band £38,000 - £50,000 p.a.


The postholder will be the operational lead for all domestic league and international competition elements of the BUCS Sport Programme. Strategically, they will be responsible for overseeing the Competitions, National Performance, and International Performance elements of the organisation’s short term action plan, with the opportunity to influence priorities within the new 2022 strategy.

The Head of Competitions & Performance will be a member of the Senior Management Team and will represent BUCS at a senior management level externally, developing robust relationships to strategically develop all programme delivery. They will also be responsible for driving forward the BUCS Sport Review.

If you would like to discuss the role before application, please contact Jenny Morris, Director of Delivery, via email at [email protected]

A full job description and person specification can be found here

Working at BUCS
We pride ourselves on being an ambitious and challenging place to work whilst aiming that staff also enjoy work, have development opportunities, and have fun. 

The contracted place of work will be 20-24 Kings Bench Street, London.  However, due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, staff are still working from home whilst gradually returning to the office.  We are yet to define what the future of work looks like for BUCS, but the appointed candidate would need to be able to work from home as well as being able to travel to the London office.

To apply: Please click on the Apply Now button on the lefthand side.
This will take you to the BeApplied platform which we use for our recruitment.

Closing date:  Tuesday 2nd November 2021 at 5:00pm

Interview: Interviews will take place on Friday 12th November 2021.  These are scheduled to be in person but there is flexibility to join remotely if required. 

Applicants should have the right to work in the UK and will be asked to provide proof of their eligibility to work in the UK before employment is confirmed.

Data Protection statement
Any personal data submitted to BUCS in the course of this recruitment process will be held securely and processed solely for the purposes of recruitment. It will be held for the duration of the recruitment process, and if employed by BUCS, for the duration of the contract of employment and to fulfil the statutory, or recommended, retention periods when no longer an employee of British Universities and Colleges Sport. BUCS will comply with data protection legislation at all times and in line with BUCS Privacy Policy.

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