Job Type: Admin / Office Based
British Equestrian is the National Governing Body for horse sports in the UK, affiliated to the Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI), the international governing body of equestrian sports. It exists to provide leadership, vision and purpose in steering the direction of equestrianism. Its patron is HRH The Duchess of Cornwall.
As a National Governing Body, British Equestrian works on policy issues with the FEI. It coordinates the British calendar of international events, disciplinary procedures and doping control, and oversees the training of British international judges, stewards, vets and course designers.
At home, it plays an active role in representing the common interests of its member bodies to organisations such as the British Olympic Association, British Paralympic Association, SportsAid, the Sport and Recreation Alliance, DCMS and Defra.
British Equestrian is responsible for distributing government funding to the equestrian sports. Funding from UK Sport and Sport England supports British Equestrian’s work, from developing elite riders aiming to win medals for Great Britain to encouraging complete beginners from a range of backgrounds to get involved. Funding support is also provided by Sport Scotland for horsescotland, aligned to British Equestrian.
The BEF is seeking to recruit an HR Administrator to assist with the management of the HR operations of the BEF. Reporting to the BEF’s Head of Integrity and HR, the successful candidate will be responsible for managing all employee lifecycle and benefit matters, assisting with the engagement processes for the cohort of consultants providing services to the BEF and will have the opportunity to help shape and deliver our people centric strategic objectives.
The successful candidate will need to demonstrate strong planning and organisational abilities combined with first rate administrative skills. The ability to show that they can develop good working relationships and have the ability to support the delivery of a culture in which our people can thrive will also be important.
A job description and application form can be found at http://www.britishequestrian.org.uk/about-us/vacancies
The BEF positively seeks to achieve diversity in its workforce and applications from all candidates regardless of age, race, gender, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or nationality are welcomed and encouraged.
Applications should be sent to Lynne Bailey at British Equestrian Federation, Abbey Park, Stareton, Warwickshire, CV8 2RH by or email firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 12 noon on 6 July 2021.
Please state Equine Careers when applying for this vacancy.