Mountain Leader Training (MLT) is seeking an Executive Officer to lead the development and coordination of Mountain Training in Wales, Scotland, England & Northern Ireland. The Executive Officer’s primary purpose is to manage, modernise and develop MLT's business.
The successful candidate will lead on the work of MLT and coordinate the contributions of the Home Nation Board (HNB) Technical Officers to the benefit of all mountain training. He or she, with the Technical Officers, will act as the spokesperson for mountain training in the UK and develop its role and profile. He or she will liaise with a wide range of user groups in the promotion of the interests of MLT and mountain training in general.
The person appointed will effectively be the voice of MLT and will need to have the capacity and drive to take on that role. The role will focus on collaborating with the Boards to formulate a business and finance strategy to ensure the continued commercial development of the exceptional range of services the Boards provide.
The ability to manage complex organisations will be essential. Experience of strategic links with Government, business and partnership working at all levels will be important.
The successful applicant should have:
• Company financial development experience
• Budget management experience.
• Committee administration experience
• Effective written and verbal communication skills
The successful candidate will need to be familiar with the mountain training awards and a mountaineering background would be an advantage. A knowledge of the complexity of national & local government initiatives for sport & education will be a major asset.
Mountain Leader Training actively promotes equality.
Starting salary for this post will be in the range of £40,000 - £44 000