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    The RYA employs over 170 staff in a wide range of roles, from boating specialists to professional staff to co-ordinators and administrators. Most work from our headquarters in Hamble, near Southampton, but some are based in other parts of the UK. We offer modern, accessible office facilities with free parking, up to date IT systems and a competitive range of benefits.

    If there are no vacancies shown below, there are none available at this time.

    Performance Operations Manager

    Salary: £38,000 – £40,000 per annum (dependent upon experience)

    Full-time, 35 hours per week

    Location: Hamble, Southampton

    The RYA offers a range of benefits which include; a personal pension scheme, free life insurance and an annual leave entitlement of 25 days (plus public holidays) and an additional 3 privilege days which are granted at Christmas time.

    Our ambition is to be the best sailing nation in the world, inspiring future champions and engaging with all forms of the sport in order to attract and retain racing sailors. We are seeking a Performance Operations Manager to be a key part of this team!

    As the Performance Operations Manager you will oversee and provide direction to the Performance Operations team, who provide day-to-day operational and logistical support to the RYA’s World Class Olympic, Youth Racing and Talent programmes, ensuring each programme is successfully delivered and key targets are met. You would also be required to work with the RYA’s Events Officer to oversee the organisation and delivery of some of our key events, including: The RYA Youth National Championships; The RYA British Youth Sailing Stakeholder Conference; and The RYA Regional Junior Championships. This position will also involve planning, budgeting, forecasting and monitoring of expenditure on these programmes and events.

    Are you highly organised with excellent communication skills and the ability to work with a wide range of people? Do you have experience of monitoring & controlling budgets/resources and leading a team to achieve success? Then help us with our mission and join our fast-paced, dynamic, world class team.

    Experience/knowledge of the sailing industry or another sport would be advantageous for this role but is not essential.

    To Apply

    Please review the full job description and download & complete an application form. Completed application forms should be returned, along with an equality monitoring form, to Lisa.Rogers@rya.org.uk  Please note that we do not accept CVs in lieu of a fully completed application form.

    Closing date for applications: Mid-day on Monday 26th November 2018

    Interviews to be held: w/c 10th December 2018

     

    Web Developer (SharePoint)

    Salary: up to £35,000 per annum

    Full-time, 35 hours per week

    Location: Hamble, Southampton

    The RYA offers a range of benefits which include; a personal pension scheme, free life insurance and an annual leave entitlement of 25 days (plus public holidays) plus an additional 3 privilege days which are granted at Christmas time.

    The RYA website receives approx. 250,000 visitors to its website each month and has 180+ users of its internal systems, which include Microsoft technologies. We are looking to appoint a Web Developer, with a primary focus on Microsoft SharePoint development, to help build, enhance and maintain these systems.

    As the successful candidate, you would join the RYA’s in-house Web Development team who are responsible for ensuring the RYA provides an effective web service to its members, employees, the general public, affiliated organisations and associated supporting bodies. As a Web Developer you would be required to ensure the RYA is up to date with the latest web technologies and play a key role in the full web development life-cycle (briefing, design, coding, testing, deployment and post-production support).

    The ideal candidate will:

    • Have strong, proven skills, experience and knowledge of Microsoft SharePoint development (with any version dated from 2007 to 2016);
    • Have experience with C#, .NET, SQL server and Javascript;
    • Have had exposure to using APIs and REST/WCP Web Services;
    • Be a good team player, who can communicate effectively with colleagues at all levels.
    • Be self-motivated, with the ability to work independently and manage your own time effectively.

    To Apply

    If you are interested in this role, please send an expression of interest to Lisa.Rogers@rya.org.uk 

    To review the full job description for this position, please click here.

     

    Web Developer (SQL)

    Salary: up to £30,000 per annum

    Full-time, 35 hours per week

    Location: Hamble, Southampton

    The RYA offers a range of benefits which include; a personal pension scheme, free life insurance and an annual leave entitlement of 25 days (plus public holidays) plus an additional 3 privilege days which are granted at Christmas time.

    The RYA website receives approx. 250,000 visitors to its website each month and has 180+ users of its internal systems, which include Microsoft technologies. We are looking to appoint a Web Developer with strong experience of using SQL Server products, to help build, enhance and maintain these systems.

    As the successful candidate, you would join the RYA’s in-house Web Development team who are responsible for ensuring the RYA provides an effective web service to its members, employees, the general public, affiliated organisations and associated supporting bodies. As a Web Developer you would be required to ensure the RYA is up to date with the latest web technologies and play a key role in the full web development life-cycle (briefing, design, coding, testing, deployment and post-production support).

    The ideal candidate will:

    • Have strong experience of using SQL Server products.
    • Have good JavaScript skills.
    • Have knowledge of Relational Databases (SQL Server 2005/2016).
    • Be a good team player, who can communicate effectively with colleagues at all levels.
    • Be self-motivated, with the ability to work independently and manage your own time effectively.

    To Apply

    If you are interested in this role, please send an expression of interest to Lisa.Rogers@rya.org.uk

    To review the full job description for this position, please click here.

     

    Cruising and Government Affairs Committee Vacancies

    Voluntary - Unpaid

    The RYA's Cruising and Government Affairs Committee (CGAC) represents and promotes the interests of boating in all its branches, takes action to protect recreational boating interests and rights and encourages the orderly expansion of facilities for all forms of boating activity.

    In particular, CGAC oversees the work of the RYA in representing the interests of recreational boaters on all proposed or existing legislation, including to Government authorities, agencies and departments of all types.

    CGAC reports directly to the RYA Board has specific delegated authority to:

    • Determine the policy required to achieve its objectives.
    • Create and dissolve sub-committees and working groups for specific purposes.
    • Refer policy decisions on matters of fundamental principle with respect to the RYA as a whole to the RYA Board.

    The RYA Cruising and Government Affairs Committee now has a number of vacancies for members who have considerable experience of Government affairs in general and regulatory procedures in particular. There are also vacancies for members who have experience of the English and/or Scottish legal systems. Clearly knowledge of recreational boating is also highly desirable.

    The Committee meets up to four times annually in London. Travel and subsistence expenses are paid for attendance and members must have access to the Internet and e-mail.

    If you believe that have the necessary expertise and would like to discuss a vacancy further please contact the RYA’s Director of External Affairs, Howard Pridding, on 023 8060 4221 or email howard.pridding@rya.org.uk

     

    Inland Navigation Panel Vacancy

    Voluntary - Unpaid

    The RYA Inland Navigation Panel (INP) brings together RYA expertise on inland waterways focused on the canal network, navigable rivers and the Norfolk & Suffolk Broads. Members retire on rotation and we currently have two vacancies.

    It is a challenging time at the moment for the inland waterways and we are looking for RYA members who would be interested in helping to shape the future of navigation on our inland waterways.

    Applicants should have extensive knowledge of inland cruising. The INP currently meets twice a year in London, but this might vary from time to time. Travel and subsistence expenses are paid for attendance.

    If you are interested in getting involved please contact the RYA’s Director of External Affairs, Howard Pridding, on 023 8060 4221 or email howard.pridding@rya.org.uk

     

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