SECRETARY ARMY SAILING AND HOCKEY

ARMY SPORT CONTROL BOARD (ASCB)
Salary: £39,436


Applications are invited for the full time post of Secretary Army Sailing and Army Hockey. The incumbent will be responsible for managing the delivery and promotion of Sailing and Hockey in the Army, to include: organising and administering Army, Inter Corps and Army Inter unit events. They will be required to ensure registration and compliance to National Governing Body regulations and providing a focal point for the Associations, ASCB and the wider Army Chain of Command. As Fund Manager, they will also be responsible for the management of both public and non-public funds.

 

The applicant should ideally be a retired Army Officer of major/lieutenant colonel rank or civilian equivalent. The post requires a team builder and motivator who has a strong interest in sport, an understanding of the Army, good leadership skills along with a blend of sound judgement, tact and diplomacy. Experience in Sailing with an RYA Yacht Master costal certificate is essential. Experience in Hockey is desirable. Applicants should be IT literate (MS Office), numerate and organised and be an effective communicator with an excellent command of the English Language. Experience of Charitable Law would be an advantage.


In return, we offer excellent working conditions, a friendly and lively working environment, a generous leave entitlement, access to excellent sports facilities and even free car parking! Although employed as a Crown Servant, the post is bi-analogous to the Civil Service and commands the same salary grading, plus participation in the Civil Service pension scheme.

 

Closing Date: 21st June 2019

Interviews: 3rd July 2019

Start Date: ASAP

Applications to: jgoodliff@ascb.uk.com

Job Description

Administrative Officer (AO)

Applications are invited for the full-time post of Administration Officer. The incumbent will be responsible for providing administrative and clerical support to a Sport Secretary and, as directed, the relevant sports Boards and Committees. To assist with the organisation of all fixtures and events and any other duties as directed by the Secretary or Director/Chief of Staff Army Sport Control Board (ASCB) Aldershot.

 

The post is the data manager and is thus required to input, manipulate and store data on memberships, fixtures and results, for the purposes of licensing, registration, certification and assurance. They will be required to organise, administer and supervise various Executive and Annual General Meetings for the sport(s) Board and Committee. This to include catering arrangements as necessary. Produce, distribute and file the minutes of these meetings. Produce and distribute fixture details, liaising with other sports to minimise clashes over major sporting events. Organise and prepare for all major tournaments including facilities booking (including catering where necessary), tournament documentation, the production of and compliance with the safety management plan and relevant risk assessments and, if required, recruiting volunteer staff to ensure the smooth running of the event. Formally record and publicise (through the website and to HQ ASCB Chief Clerk and Social Media) all results, maintaining a robust results database. Supervise the allocation of sport(s) funds, managed by the ASCB Central Fund, by the production of Receipt and Payment vouchers to ensure your sport(s) are fully supported financially. Deal with telephone enquiries in a polite manner and assist with any queries that may occur. Record any information that needs to be brought to the Secretary’s attention once in office.

The incumbent should possess sound IT knowledge and experience of the Microsoft Office Suite, particularly a sound and proven competence and experience in data management and the use of data management systems to record and manage entries, results and critical information. They must possess strong communication skills and have a clear and precise understanding of the English language together with strong numeracy skills. They must be dependable, polite, reliable and smart, able to prioritise workloads and to meet tight deadlines. Able to work individually and within a team, have good inter- personal, with proven administrative and organisational skills. Knowledge of the Army is desirable but not essential. Proven experience in organising and running sport is essential. A full driving licence is required. The ability to be flexible is essential as there will be occasions to work out of hours, evenings and/or weekends.

In return, we offer excellent working conditions, a friendly and lively working environment, a generous leave entitlement, access to excellent sports facilities and even free car parking! Although employed as a Crown Servant, the post is bi- analogous to the Civil Service and commands the same salary grading, plus participation in the Civil Service pension scheme.

 

Salary: £26,400 (Equivalent to Civil Service Grade E)

 

Closing Date: 14th June 2019
Interviews:       TBC
Applications in writing to: jgoodliff@ascb.uk.com