English Institute of Sport


Bath, plus oversees travel

Salary Range


Contract Type

Full Time

Closing Date

16 April 2023

Job Description

The Opportunity…

The English Institute of Sport and British Skeleton are looking for a dynamic and motivated individual with experience as an engineer, to support its performance and technology programme.

A snapshot of the role…

This role will involve working closely with the coaching team to optimise our current performance equipment and develop future equipment. You will have the unique opportunity to work with the Olympic Programme to facilitate and improve performance on the international circuit in the lead-up to the Olympic Games in 2026.


The role will involve travelling with the team to various overseas locations. The competition schedule is not yet fixed, but it is expected to involve between 12 – 16 weeks of travel between October & March. Between April & September, you will be based out of our training centre in Bath.

If you feel you can bring the expertise we require to help us shape our future, we very much look forward to hearing from you.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

At the EIS we aspire to have a workforce that is diverse and representative of all sections of society, not only by characteristic but by thought and perspective. We believe a diverse workforce enables growth and creates a sustainably inclusive workspace for all employees.

Application Method: CV and Covering Letter via the EIS careers portal

In order to be considered for this World Class Opportunity, you will be required to upload a CV and Covering Letter to our careers portal via our website. Your covering letter should bring your CV to life by highlighting your relevant skills and attributes that would make you the ideal candidate for this role.

Key Dates for Applicants

Closing Date: 12th April 2023

Shortlisting Date: 13th – 14th April 2023

Interview Date: 27th/28th April 2023

Additional information for applicants:

Please note that the English Institute of Sport will be changing its name on the 25th April 2023. This will not have any impact on the application process or the scope of the role.

However, there will be system downtime on the application portal from 3pm on 24th April 2023. Service should resume as normal from the 25th April 2023. Applicants are therefore advised to consider this when wishing to submit their application and the advert deadlines.

To Apply

For more information including the full job description please follow the link below to the vacancy on our website:–British-Skeleton-&l=Bath-plus-oversees-travel