Facilities Development/Facilities Coordinator/Business Support

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Recruiter
Bluetownonline Ltd
Location
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Salary
£19280 - £25700 per annum
Posted
02 Aug 2017
Expires
30 Aug 2017
Ref
BGNS-11
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Title: Facilities Development Partner

Location: National Role (With a focus on South West, South, South East & London regions)

Salary: £19,280 to £25,700 (band 3) per annum (dependent upon experience) + pension benefit + 34 day's annual leave (includes Bank Holidays and Company Days)

Working Hours: 37 hours per week

Closing Date: 31st August 2017

Interview Date: 11th September 2017

Our client has a vacancy for the following permanent full time post:

Our client is on a roll. Participation and membership are rising, their fan base is growing, and their medal-winning British Team has never been so prolific. As one of the most successful sports governing bodies in the UK, they are thrilled with what's been achieved. This really is a remarkable time to be involved in gymnastics, and they are very proud of the part they have played in driving the development, delivery, promotion and success of the sport.

The overall purpose of the role is to support the delivery of the Facility Development Strategy through contributing to and informing strategic thinking and planning; supporting the Facility Development Manager to engage delivery partners to provide specific facility development support; and leading on assigned projects aimed at increasing participation through increasing the number and improving dedicated facilities.

The Role

The responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Providing support to partners to aid the development of dedicated gymnastics facilities
  • Work with the Facilities Manager to deliver support to partners to develop and deliver facilities projects
  • Providing hands-on support to partners to deliver new and improve dedicated facilities
  • Handling administrative requirements of assigned projects.
  • Lobby on behalf of partners and clubs to aid a facility development and funding applications
  • Working with the National Facilities Development Manager to create support resources and tools for clubs to aid their facility development
  • Taking full responsibility for creating support resources and tools
  • Implementing and communicating on assigned resources
  • Supporting partners regarding the use and implementation of these resources
  • Supporting the local delivery team and other staff to deliver specific projects associated to resources
  • Ensure alignment access other work areas to maximise participation growth and other opportunities, including coordinating and contributing to internal and external working groups
  • Attending and contributing at working group meetings
  • Setting up project management groups and working groups relevant to new or existing initiatives and programmes
  • Facilitating effective communication channels between national and local delivery staff and external partners, presenting relevant feedback and perspectives
  • Identifying, contacting and developing relationships with key external partners e.g. local authorities
  • Attending external working groups as well as delivering presentations and informal workshops/sessions on behalf of the company.

The Candidate

The ideal individual will have/be able to demonstrate:

  • A degree (or equivalent) in Sport Studies/Development would be advantageous but is not essential
  • A good understanding of sports facilities and the processes for developing dedicated facilities
  • A knowledge of Local Authority processes around infrastructure development, planning and building regulations
  • Experience in project management and business planning
  • Experience of successful funding applications
  • A good understanding of the process and purpose of sport development, delivery infrastructure/mechanisms, key partners and their objectives
  • Communication skills for listening/engaging, relationship building, leading/attending meetings and the production/delivery of presentations and reports
  • Interpersonal skills for influencing, negotiating and mediating
  • The ability to make decisions autonomously as well as managing specific budgets, justifying why decisions are made
  • Basic financial processes and budgetary management skills and IT skills, specifically Excel/PowerPoint/Outlook
  • A sense of teamwork and responsibility towards achievement of the Facility Development strategic plan
  • An understanding of the disciplines of coach education; award programmes and resources; key stakeholders; funding streams; local partner strategies, objectives and initiatives; the development delivery infrastructure and the Facility agenda/strategic plan

Our client is an equal opportunities employer and aims to provide a discrimination-free working environment. They are committed to an action plan and policy in line with the Equality Act 2010, which ensures that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment because of a protected characteristic.

Unfortunately, only applicants selected for interview will be contacted.

Please click the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role.

Candidates with the experience or relevant job titles of; Facilities Support, Facilities Manager, Facilities Development Assistant, Facilities Development Coordinator, Facilities Advisor, Administrator, Office Assistant, Business Support, Administration Assistant, Office Administrator, Facilities Coordinator, Facilities Consultant, Facilities Admin, Facilities Assistant, Facilities Administrator, Facilities Management Coordinator will be considered for this role.

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