Vacancies at the BMC

A list of current vacancies at the BMC, as well as jobs with other affiliated outdoor organisations.

Opportunities at the BMC:

Head of Performance, GB Climbing

Salary £50,000 to £55,000 per annum, depending upon experience as well as excellent benefits.

The GB Climbing department, within the BMC, now has the funding, the opportunity and the ambition to create the new Head of Performance role, with the mission to raise performance across all competition climbing disciplines and develop a successful team of homegrown athletes. Progressive and knowledgeable leaders will fit perfectly in this exciting new role, ready to join the BMC and GB Climbing at one of the most pivotal points in the sport's history to help shape the future of competition climbing in the UK. Interested? Further details here.

Please send a covering letter and up-to-date CV to recruitment@thebmc.co.uk by 4.00 pm on Wednesday 3 March 2021.

It would be appreciated if you could complete and include the BMC’s Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form with your application.

Interviews are scheduled for 17/18 March 2021

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Role of Chief Executive Officer

The BMC has an exciting and coveted role that requires an ambitious, collaborative and strategic leader to drive the organisation and its people forward. You must be able to inspire the mountaineering community at all levels and in line with the vision, mission, and values of the BMC’s strategic plan.

As CEO of the BMC, you will work tirelessly to represent all members be they climbers, mountaineers or people who have a passion for the great outdoors, whilst also taking advantage of the significant commercial opportunity to tap into the growing levels of popularity in indoor climbing and hill walking.
 
The BMC has a clear mission for 2020 – 2024, focusing on linking the work being carried out by all their staff, volunteers, clubs, and partners, to campaign effectively, increase engagement and become a stronger voice for climbers, hill walkers and mountaineers.
 
As CEO, you will be expected to oversee the successful implementation of this plan, ensuring the highest standards of business operations at all levels, and empowering a committed and passionate workforce. You will have overall responsibility for the leadership and management of the organisation and will need to work collaboratively, building on existing relationships as well as forging new ones with commercial and other partners to help in developing and growing the organisation.
 
As CEO, you will hold one of the key roles within the world of mountaineering and hill walking and as such a genuine interest and involvement in climbing, hill walking or mountaineering would be advantageous.
 
The role will be based at the BMC’s headquarters located in south Manchester but will support remote and flexible working when necessary. The nature of the role requires frequent travel and applicants must be flexible to spend periods of time away from home at weekends and evenings with potential travel overseas.
 
The BMC offers a competitive basic salary with excellent executive & benefits package.
 
How to apply
 
Please refer to the candidate brief for further details. If you have any additional questions or would like further information please contact Alexander Gordon at Alexander.gordon@odgersberndtson.com
 
Please apply with a cover letter and CV through the Odgers Berndtson website
 
The closing date is 5.00 pm on 1 March 2021
 

 


BMC Policy & Campaigns Officer (Wales)

Part-time contract, 3-day week

£19,200 payable based on 3-days per week (£32,000 per annum full-time equivalent)

Excellent benefits including pension, healthcare and life insurance after qualifying period

The BMC is seeking a high calibre candidate for an exciting new role as Policy & Campaigns Officer for Wales. The role – which will ideally be South Wales based – will work closely with BMC staff and volunteers to promote the interests of climbers, hill walkers and mountaineers within the Welsh Government and key agencies including NRW and Sport Wales. The postholder will be an advocate for the BMC’s Manifesto for Wales which calls on politicians to ensure outdoor recreation and access to the coast and countryside is a key component of future public policy. The post will require an experienced policy professional or campaigner with excellent communication skills and a genuine passion for climbing and hill walking.

Further information about the role can be found here

Please send a covering letter and up-to-date CV to recruitment@thebmc.co.uk

Closing date: 5.00 pm on Wednesday 10 March 2021

Online interviews are planned for Tuesday 23 March 2021
 

Swyddog Polisi ac Ymgyrchoedd Cyngor Mynydda Prydain (Cymru)

Contract rhan-amser, 3 diwrnod yr wythnos

£19,200 yn seiliedig ar 3 diwrnod yr wythnos (yn gyfwerth â 32,000 y flwyddyn amser llawn)

Buddion gwych gan gynnwys pensiwn, gofal iechyd ac yswiriant bywyd ar ôl y cyfnod cymhwyso  

Mae Cyngor Mynydda Prydain yn chwilio am ymgeisydd o’r radd flaenaf ar gyfer rôl newydd a chyffrous fel Swyddog Polisi ac Ymgyrchoedd i Gymru. Bydd y rôl - a fydd wedi'i lleoli yn Ne Cymru yn ddelfrydol - yn gweithio'n agos gyda staff a gwirfoddolwyr Cyngor Mynydda Prydain i hyrwyddo buddiannau dringwyr, cerddwyr bryniau a mynyddwyr o fewn Llywodraeth Cymru ac asiantaethau allweddol fel Cyfoeth Naturiol Cymru a Chwaraeon Cymru. Bydd deiliad y swydd yn hyrwyddwr brwd o Faniffesto Cyngor Mynydda Prydain ar gyfer Cymru sy’n galw ar wleidyddion i sicrhau bod hamdden awyr agored a mynediad i'r arfordir a chefn gwlad yn elfen allweddol o bolisi cyhoeddus y dyfodol. Bydd y swydd yn gofyn am weithiwr polisi proffesiynol neu ymgyrchydd profiadol sydd â sgiliau cyfathrebu gwych ac angerdd gwirioneddol am ddringo a cherdded bryniau.  

Gellir dod o hyd i fwy o wybodaeth am y rôl fan hyn.

Anfonwch lythyr eglurhaol a CV cyfoes at recruitment@thebmc.co.uk

Dyddiad cau: 5.00 pm ddydd Mercher 10 Mawrth 2021

Cyfweliadau ar-lein wedi’u trefnu ar gyfer dydd Mawrth 23 Mawrth 2021


Opportunities with other organisations:

Chief Executive Officer

Salary: Competitive

Closing Date: 5th March 2021 (5pm) | Board & Executive

Mile End Climbing Wall is maintained by registered charity Development through Challenge. By climbing at our centre, our customers help us to offer opportunities for youth groups, vulnerable young people, groups with special educational needs, and more.

Opened to the public in the late eighties Mile End is housed inside what was an old pipe engineering works which is located within Mile End Park, five-minutes from Mile End Tube Station. It has approximately 1500 sq. m of climbing surface.

Our commercial success has allowed us to develop and promote many initiatives including Saturday kid’s clubs, indoor and outdoor climbing courses, an extensive schools programme, climbing competitions, and sponsoring promising and deserving young climbers. It is a site that caters for all levels of indoor climbing and also as a successful training site for elite climbers. We have maintained a unique club atmosphere; climbing at MECW is more than a gym visit.

Andy Reid, our CEO and great energy source for the past 20+ years, has sadly passed away unexpectedly in January.

The opportunity is to shape and guide the organisation to further success at the heart of the east end of London and the wider UK climbing community. Working with the Trustees, the CEO will develop and then deliver a strategy to ensure MECW's long-term commercially viability in London's dynamic and fast developing climbing market and continue to grow our charitable activities.

During 2021 the role will be managing the reopening of the facility, making some facility improvements, building an operational management team and bringing the organisation back to trading profitability in H2. In 2022 the focus will turn to the execution of the longer-term plan.

Candidates will have in-depth experience of managing in the leisure sector, as well as building and leading teams in competitive markets where safeguarding and safety are top priorities.  We’re keen to find a CEO with an ability to inspire and influence internally and externally, together with a commitment to making the world a better place. Indoor climbing is a growth activity and an exciting place to be. There are great prospects for MECW and the person driving its future.

If you’d like to find out more about the opportunity, please contact Martin Soulsby with your CV at martin.dtc@mileendwall.org.uk.


Independent Non-Executive Director

Mountain Training England is seeking to recruit a new independent non-executive director to join its seven person board. The Board consists of a mix of independent directors and directors with sector-related knowledge and experience.

By independent we mean that applicants:

  • will have an interest in walking or climbing; and
  • will not have any current, direct involvement in the work of Mountain Training.

MTE is looking for people with expertise in one or more of the following areas:

  • Expertise in diversity and inclusion
  • Development of digital resources
  • Understanding of charities and voluntary sector organisations
  • Experience of collaborative partnership working


Closing date for applications: Midnight on Sunday 21 March 2021

Interview date: April Date TBC. Interviews will be conducted by phone or Skype.

For more details and to apply, head to the MTE website to download the recruitment pack


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