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The Royal Yachting Association Cymru Wales is the National Governing Body for all boating related matters in Wales and the RYA’s Regional Council.


Fersiwn Gymraeg

– part-time (Maternity Cover, 9-12 months Fixed Term, start date June 2021 approx.)

Location of post

National Outdoor Centre, Plas Menai, Caernarfon

An exciting opportunity to provide leadership and management of the RYA Cymru Wales Performance Team with responsibility for delivering the performance elements of the RYA Cymru Wales strategic plan which aims to ensure the success of Welsh athletes in national and international competition and support more Welsh athletes competing for the British Sailing Team at all levels.

RYA Cymru Wales is looking for a self-motivated individual who will support the organisation in attaining our strategic targets.

The Performance Manager will be responsible for the ongoing evolution of a strong and sustainable performance pathway within Wales and expected to work as part of the RYA British Youth Sailing team to deliver the UK wide remit of ‘developing the best racing sailors in the world’.

You will have a background in coaching with good technical understanding of the recognised junior and youth classes, plus have an awareness of Olympic Class sailing and other British classes.  You are already a self-starter capable of working independently and also as a supportive member of a dynamic and energetic staff team in the RYA Cymru Wales Office.

You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a track record of working within a team and managing your time effectively to meet deadlines. The ability to lead, manage and motivate staff and volunteers, together with excellent organisational, planning and communication skills is essential. Due to the wide range of partnerships linked to this position the ability to communicate through the medium of Welsh is considered desirable.  


£34,000 pro-rata Part time – 24hours a week - flexible working is a requirement.

Benefits package including pension, 28 days holiday (pro-rata) plus public holidays.

Closing date: Friday 09:00hrs on 9th April, 2021.

Interviews will be held in Plas Menai or virtually on 19th April 2021.

To Apply

Please review the full job description and download & complete an application form.

Application pack

Pecyn Cais

Completed application forms should be returned, along with an equality monitoring form, to Please note: we do not accept CVs in lieu of a completed application form.

For Further details or if your require assistances please call 07918716344  

RYA Cymru Wales is committed to equality of opportunity.

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