Project Manager – Sport Unites (Community Sport)
(GLA) Grade 8 (£42,664)
Vacancy Description
Job reference number: GLA3699 & 3700
Contract type: 2 Years fixed term
Closing date: Wednesday 02 May 2018 at 23:59 GMT
Interview date: To Be Confirmed
Salary: £42,767 per annum
Grade: 8

‘Sport Unites’ is the Mayor's new, multi-million-pound flagship community sports programme. ‘Sport Unites’ aims to harness the power of sport to achieve the Mayor’s ambition of making London the most active and socially integrated city in the world.

The programme will invest in initiatives that use sport to bring people from different backgrounds together, strengthen local communities and improve the physical and mental health of all Londoners.

‘Sport Unites’ is a complex programme that will be delivered with and through a variety of organisations ranging from high-profile funding partners to small grassroots community organisations.

The GLA is looking to recruit two experienced project managers to work as part of the team delivering the ‘Sport Unites’ Programme.

Candidates are required to demonstrate a track record of successfully managing multi-stakeholder programmes, including knowledge and experience of contract management, performance management and managing stakeholder relationships. A demonstrable understanding of the community sport landscape in London is also required as well as knowledge of sport for social change initiatives locally, nationally and internationally.

The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with external stakeholders, as well as working closely with teams across the GLA to ensure that the ‘Sport Unites’ programme aligns with and complements the Mayor’s work and commitments in other policy areas.

This is a 2 year fixed term or secondment opportunity.

Please click here to view a copy of the job description and person specification

London's diversity is its biggest asset and we strive to ensure our workforce reflects London's diversity at all levels. We welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith or disability.

We are committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We would welcome applications from candidates who are seeking part time work as this role is open to job share.

In addition to a good salary package, we offer an attractive range of benefits including 30 days’ annual leave, interest free season ticket loan, interest free bicycle loan, childcare voucher scheme and a career average pension scheme.

If you have a question about the role or the recruitment process then please contact a member of the recruitment team via email on quoting reference GLA3699

Application closing date:  Wednesday 02 May 2018 at 23:59 GMT

Interviews will take place at: City Hall on a date to be confirmed

Please note we do not accept CV’s for this role. All applications for this vacancy must be submitted via our online recruitment system. To apply and to view a copy of the Job Description and Person specification, please click the "Apply Now" button below.