Commonwealth Games Team Leader

Wales is looking for a Commonwealth Games Team Leader. If you are interested please send your expression of interest to WWBA Hon Secretary Gill Hughes by 21st October

Commonwealth Games Wales – Sport Team Leader Job description

As Team Leader you will have responsibility for:

Leading, managing and representing your sport as the single point of contact with CGW

  • Supporting and promoting CGW values and operating principles/policies.
  • Supporting creation of the right performance environment from which athletes and staff can deliver personal best performance at the Commonwealth Games.
  • Establishing robust and effective relationships with staff and Board of CGW.
  • Establishing robust and effective relationships with key staff from and other NGBs that encourage      information sharing, collaboration and development of a team environment.
  • Making decisions on behalf of your sport.
  • Ensuring effective communication of information and decisions within your sport.
  • Attending all CGW Sports Forum and all Team Leader workshops and any other meetings on the programme (If there is a conflict for “performance” preparation


Pre-Games specific responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage all Games related processes including:

–          Kit

–          Qualification and Nomination

–          Accreditation- data collection

–          Sport entries

–          Transport and logistics

–          Media- working with your NGB Media lead and ATOM (CGW PR team)

–          Medical – including anti-doping and TUE

–          Child and Vulnerable Adult Policies

–          Managing athlete attendance at any CGW events such as kit fitting days and the team day.

–          Developing your sport specific preparation strategy

–          Ensuring all athletes and staff travel arrangements are suitable and appropriate

–          Ensure you, your staff and all athletes sign and abide by the Team Members agreement, codes of conduct and other CGW policies

–          Ensure that effective crisis management plans and communication channels are established within your team


Games Time specific responsibilities:

  • Lead your sport at the Games as part of Team Wales
  • Act as the single point of contact for your sport
  • Attend key meetings including Chef de Mission updates
  • Management for the arrival and departure arrangements in conjunction with CGW
  • Ensuring appropriate conduct of athletes and staff, and that behaviours and principles are adhered to throughout the Games period

Post Games specific responsibilities:

  • Completion of post games evaluations, questionnaires and reports for CGW
  • Contribute to post Games debrief sessions
  • Manage attendance at any post Games functions
  •  Continue to be the single point of contact with CGW and to complete the ‘wrap up’ process post Games
Commonwealth Games Team Leader
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