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  • What we do:
    Sport Science, Medicine and Technology
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    • EIS, Manchester Institute of Health & Performance, 299 Alan Turing Way, Manchester, M113BS
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About English Institute of Sport

Since its inception in 2002, the English Institute of Sport (EIS) have helped elite athletes to improve performance through the delivery of science, medicine, technology and engineering in eight high-performance centres across the country.

Made up of 350 employees, the EIS has worked with sports leading up to and during the Olympic and Paralympic Games, the Commonwealth Games and many other national, European and world events in sport.

The organisation is dedicated to improving sporting performance through science, medicine and technology, while its employees perform an integral role in helping it to deliver its aims.

Nigel Walker, the National Director of EIS, drives home the core values of the organisation in any conference calls or speeches he delivers to members of staff, while all employees at all levels are invited to feel like a part of important decisions and are welcomed to engage with the senior management team.

What is it like to work for English Institute of Sport

My Manager
My Manager
Senior management facilitate Management Team Development workshops for some business areas/venues to support the teams to identify where they are performing well, where they could do better and to create an action plan for their team development.
Personal Growth
Personal Growth
The EIS believes their devotion to staff development is their unique selling point. Every member of staff is given the opportunity to apply for a funded studentship. Employees must draft a proposal detailing the aims and impact of their project, which is then sent away for consideration.
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My Company
Both junior and senior members of staff were involved in the creation of the organisation’s values five years ago, which means their vision, mission and objectives are universally accepted by employees at all levels.

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  • Holidays

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  • Gym

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  • Pensions

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  • Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to staff

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  • Male : Female:

    48% / 52%

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