The British Horseracing Authority is the joint regulatory and governing body for British Horseracing, which ensures the continuing integrity and successful development of the sport.
A vacancy has arisen for the role of Steward, as such we have an exciting opportunity for an individual to join our Stewarding team covering the South Yorkshire region.
You will be a voting member of the Raceday panel, sitting on enquiries and working with the Chief Steward, Stewards’ Panel Chair, Assistant Stewards, Raceday Assistants and the other BHA Raceday Teams, ensuring the race meeting is run in accordance with the BHA Rules and Instructions. You will be responsible for upholding the values of the British Horseracing Authority at all times. Dependent on the previous background of the candidate, a training period of three years is usually the minimum period for this role.
The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic team player able to work in confidential and sensitive situations. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential along with effective interpersonal skills and the ability to show initiative and be decisive in a time pressured environment. An active interest in horses and horse racing is essential, with the ability to race read. Being able to multi-task and work to tight deadlines with minimum supervision will be crucial. You will have proven organisation skills and will be a proficient user of MS Office packages.
You will be a flexible individual with a considered approach and the ability to match diplomacy with authority. Given the nature of the role, you will require a full valid driving license (preferably clean) and be willing to travel, including some overnight stays, be prepared to work outside the normal working day including evenings, weekends and bank holidays.
Culturally, we take pride in the way we work and what we achieve. We are committed to advancing the work of equality, diversity and inclusion and we want to attract the best people from the widest talent pool, as well as those who reflect the diverse nature of our society.
If you feel you have the relevant skills and experience, please apply by completing our application form.
The closing date for applications will be Sunday 25 September 2022.