Unique Opportunities to work with the British Para-Equestrian Dressage Team

6th Mar 2019

Unique Opportunities to work with the British Para-Equestrian Dressage Team

15 medals at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio and the 2018 World Equestrian Games in Tryon, demonstrates why the British Para-Equestrian Dressage Team is seen as one of the most successful Para-Equestrian teams in the world and The British Equestrian Federation is looking for highly effective leaders to build on their great success. The National Governing Body for Equestrianism is seeking candidates to fill two oncein a lifetime positions, Para-Equestrian Dressage Performance Manager (PM) and Para-Equestrian Dressage Pathway Manager (PWM).

Para-Equestrian Dressage has been a part of the DNA of British equestrianism for many years and has seen some phenomenal riders come up through the levels to compete for their country. In 2016, the Paralympic Dressage team won a ream of medals including one team gold medal, three freestyle gold medals, two freestyle silver medals, three individual gold medals and two individual silver medals, making them the most successful Paralympic Dressage team at Rio. Two years later, at the World Equestrian Games in Tryon, North Carolina, The Para-Equestrian Dressage Team took home one team silver medal, two individual golds and one individual silver medal.

The role of Performance Manager will provide the correct candidate with the chance to work with an inspirational and dedicated team, meeting and dealing with riders such as Olympic gold medallists Sir Lee Pearson CBE, Sophie Wells MBE and Natasha Baker MBE.  Excellent leadership skills are essential as the Performance Manager will lead the team at International competitions; European Championships, World Championships and Paralympic Games, providing a wonderful opportunity to travel and work with an exceptional medal-winning team.

The role of Pathway Manager is an amazing opportunity. The right candidate will be responsible for the management of the UK Sport Lottery Funded World Class Programme (WCP) Podium Potential Para-Equestrian Dressage programme. There are exceptional riders rising through the ranks, and the Pathway Manager will have the ability to work alongside these riders and support them on their journey to the podium.

The Performance and Pathway Managers will work closely with one another to build on the success of past Para-Equestrian Teams by delivering an effective Performance Pathway Programme that recognises potential, encourages growth and drives medal success in Tokyo 2020, Paris 2024, Los Angeles 2028 and beyond.

If you believe you are the right candidate for one of these roles and are committed to leading the Para-Equestrian Dressage team to success, click here to complete the application.