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Head of Delivery To lead and manage the successful delivery of Sport England Active Partnerships projects.* To develop organisations and the sport and physical activity workforce to deliver in support of the Living Sport’s strategic priorities and projects.

Location
Huntingdon, PE29 6YG
Contact Name
Simon Fairhall, Chief Executive
Contact Telephone
01487 841559
Contact Email
simon.fairhall@livingsport.co.uk

About Head of Delivery

Head of Delivery

Responsible to

Chief Executive

Responsible for – people, budgets, income targets

  • School Sports Delivery Coordinator, Sports Delivery Coordinator, The Daily Mile Local Coordinator and the wider Delivery Team
  • Responsible for the budgets for all Sport England Active Partnerships projects and Children & Young Peoples/Education coaching delivery.
  • Financial income target agreed on an annual basis

Salary

Grade 5 post – scale from £37,500

Job Purpose

To lead and manage the successful delivery of Sport England Active Partnerships projects.* To develop organisations and the sport and physical activity workforce to deliver in support of the Living Sport's strategic priorities and projects.

Key responsibilities

  • Lead and manage the delivery of Sport England Active Partnerships projects.*
  • Be responsible for securing continued Sport England project funding through strong project submissions and ensure strong partnership wide relationships for the delivery of and reporting on the projects.
  • Manage Living Sport development support for organisations and the sport and physical activity workforce to support all Living Sport's projects and strategic priorities.
  • Develop and lead strong relationships with key Children & Young People partners, especially Education partners, which support the achievement of our strategic priorities and delivery of all Living Sport's projects.
  • Responsible for Living Sport maintaining the achievement of the NSPCC Child Protection in Sport Unit Safeguarding Standards and contribute to other areas of required compliance.
  • Lead the Delivery Team to successfully deliver Sport England and other projects and secure new resources for Living Sport to an annually agreed income target in support of the Business Plan.
  • To create a performance management culture in the Delivery Team focused on achieving key outcomes by rigorous performance review and promoting a culture of continuous learning and improvement.
  • To promote collaborative work across Living Sport to ensure the achievement of its strategic and project outcomes and its business development objectives
  • To contribute to the overall strategic development, governance, direction and success of Living Sport as a member of the Senior Leadership Team, deputising for the Chief Executive as and when required. Be an advocate and ambassador, upholding and enhancing the organisation's reputation.

*current projects are The Daily Mile, School Games, Workforce, DfE Volunteering, Primary Sport Premium, Satellite Clubs, Active Lives and allocation of responsibility for these will be reviewed on an annual basis.

Supporting Documents:

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