Competition Officer

  • Employer Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby
  • Town / City Home based with national travel
  • Job Type Part-time
  • Salary £22000 - £25000 per month
  • Closing Date 05/08/2022
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Competition Officer

Job purpose

You will be responsible for the successful delivery of all GBWR domestic events including our leagues and competitions, ensuring they are delivered to a high standard and meet members’ and clubs’ expectations. This includes our paralympic league, WR5s league for the wheelchair rugby fives discipline and new formats of the game including our low point format in the 3v3 league. You will also be responsible for supporting the development of our new local leagues being delivered by clubs.

Competition Officer – main duties and responsibilities

GBWR event

  • Deliver GBWR’s paralympic league, national finals weekend, WR5s league and 3v3 league
  • Lead on all event planning including scheduling, venues, team entries and administration tasks
  • Manage the deployment of officials, classifiers and event volunteers, including any accommodation requirements
  • Ensure all health and safety and safeguarding measure are in place for all events
  • Manage all aspects of the delivery of events including event presentation, managing educators (officials, mentors, and assessors), and collecting and returning all equipment and branding
  • Provide live event scores for social media
  • Identify good news stories linked to clubs, volunteers and players for the website and social media and provide information for the website and CEO blog

    Local leagues

  • Support clubs to run their own local leagues and competitions ensuring the appropriate governance requirements are in place and that events are delivered safely and provide an excellent club and member experience

  • Effectively monitor and evaluate all key deliverables continually providing evidence of success


  • Provide all reporting, monitoring, and evaluation as required
  • Promote the values and culture of GBWR
  • Be an advocate for GBWR and the sport of wheelchair rugby
  • Any other tasks or responsibilities as deemed appropriate by the chief executive

For more information about the Competition Officer role and how to apply please visit our website HERE


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