By Tom Degun

Lee Valley VeloParkMay 1 - The Lee Valley Regional Park Authority have begun their search for a venue manager to oversee the cycling hub on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in Stratford.

With the London 2012 Velodrome at the centre, the Lee Valley VeloPark will bring together four cycling disciplines track, mountain biking, BMX and road in one place.

As well as looking after the day to day management of the venue, the VeloPark manager - who will earn up to £60,000 ($91,000/€70,000) per year will work closely with partners including British Cycling and the London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC).

The search comes with the Velodrome currently bidding process for the 2016 Track Cycling World Championships.

"London 2012 gripped the nation and we want someone who can build on this and maintain this amazing cycling venue's position as the very best in the world," said Lee Valley Regional Park Authority chief executive Shaun Dawson.

"We're looking for an inspirational and business minded manager to deliver our legacy plans.

"In particular they must be able to reach out to all groups from novice to elite, and limit barriers to access so that everyone can enjoy this fantastic legacy from the Games.

"We want Lee Valley VeloPark to be a vibrant venue, well used seven days a week, 52 weeks a year and we have already learned vital lessons from another of our London 2012 legacy venues - Lee Valley White Water Centre - which is already open, already busy and already popular."

As well as Lee Valley VeloPark, the Lee Valley Regional Park Authority owns a third of the parklands on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park as well as the adjacent Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre, which are due to open in spring 2014.

To apply to become Lee Valley VeloPark venue manager, click here.

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