Human Performance specialist


      Location: The Boardman Performance Centre, The Valley Evesham, Evesham WR11 4DS

      Salary: Competitive salary + excellent multiple benefits

      About the role

      Opening in the Spring of 2018, the Boardman Performance Centre, is a brand-new facility, designed and built to help cyclists of all levels push their performance to the maximum. With a wind-tunnel and specialist human performance suites, it is equipped with state-of-the-art equipment and analysis capabilities. We are looking for a number of capable and ambitious Human Performance Specialists, with cycling-specific experience in sports science, sports engineering or sports physical therapy. These positions will be integral to the delivery of technical and scientific support services to clients using the centre, and in establishing the Centre as the foremost centre for understanding and improving cycling performance.

      Working across the areas of aerodynamics, positional optimisation, and health and fitness, the Human Performance Specialists will provide a valuable role to the Boardman Performance Centre in the delivery of Performance-focussed assessments, services and technical support to customers and clients. The role-holder(s) will work in a multi-disciplinary Human Performance team providing expertise across one or more of the areas of exercise physiology, biomechanics, physical therapy, engineering and performance analysis. They will also contribute to developing the Performance Centre offerings and operations.

      About you

      We expect you to have: a passion for cycling and all things performance; a strong degree-level education (or preferably higher) in sport & exercise science, sports engineering, physical therapy, or a closely related subject; experience providing technical support and assessments for sports performers; and a brilliance for working with all sorts of people, engaging and motivating them to be the best they can be. We also welcome applications from those who would like to consider part time working or pursue a part-time post-graduate qualification alongside the role.

      If that’s not enough to tempt you, we’ll offer you the following benefits;

      • A competitive salary
      • 25 days annual leave pro rata plus bank holidays
      • 25% colleague discount across the Halfords group
      • Employee Assistant Programme
      • Save As You Earn share scheme
      • Access to a range of shopping discounts at high street retailers
      • Healthcare cash plan (self and family)
      • Long service awards
      • Trade Price Bike Scheme
      • Training courses available

      About Us

      Each member of the Boardman team has a passion bikes and we are proud that we are Out There With You. This declaration is at the heart of our business and has shaped everything we do. From supporting the best Olympic athletes in the world in their quest for success to being out there with you on the road in all conditions, Boardman Bikes are proud to say that for us bikes are more than just machines, they are a way of life.

      A full job and person spec is available for interested applicants. You can email your CV and cover letter to