BMAF IT Manager

Role Overview

Its purpose is to oversee, manage and provide leadership and direction on the BMAF’s IT strategy as well as functional delivery of IT Operations, though the IT team.

The role is appointed annually at the AGM and is a member of the BMAF Executive Team.

Anticipated Time Commitment:

3-4 hours per week on average (assuming the IT Team roles are filled)

Role Description: (this is indicative only)

  • IT strategy preparation, planning and delivery as agreed by the BMAF Executive.
  • Team management and oversight to ensure timely delivery and implementation.
  • External relationship management e.g. OpenTrack and other providers.
  • Production of reports, data and analysis both routine and on request on IT activities to the Executive Team.


To be fully effective in this role it is envisaged that you will have:

  • Experience of operational management or leadership
  • Experience of developing a strategic vision, strategy documents and delivery plans (desirably in an IT environment)
  • Excellent team management skills
  • Excellent Communication skills (both verbally and written), including the ability to discuss complex IT matters with a range of stakeholders including those with limited IT knowledge.
  • Experience with using IT for sport (especially athletics) would be desirable.
  • Knowledge of OpenTrack or another competition management platform is also desirable.

Anyone wishing to stand for any of these positions must obtain a nomination from either the Council (representatives from the 11 Constituent Associations and Clubs), the Executive, or the Committee of any Constituent Association or Club. Anyone seeking a nomination from the Council should contact its Chairman or anyone seeking a nomination from the Executive should contact its Honorary Secretary Bridget Cushen Each request for nomination should be submitted in time for consideration by one of the above mentioned bodies and the names of any nominees then submitted to the Honorary Secretary no later than 28th October.