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Head of Partnerships

Head of Partnerships To lead and manage the development of strong and successful partnerships to support the achievement of the Living Sport strategic priorities, reflecting local needs and priorities and including applications for significant new resources.

Location
Huntingdon, PE296YG
Contact Name
Simon Fairhall, Chief Executive
Contact Telephone
01487841559
Contact Email
simon.fairhall@livingsport.co.uk

About Head of Partnerships

Head of Partnerships

Responsible to

Chief Executive

Responsible for – people, budget, income targets

  • Relationships Managers (x3) and the wider Partnerships team
  • Responsible for grant and commissioned projects budgets
  • Financial income target agreed on an annual basis, based on achievement of new grant and commissioned income, and including extended funding for successful delivery of existing projects

Salary

Grade 5 post – scale from £37,500

Job Purpose

To lead and manage the development of strong and successful partnerships to support the achievement of the Living Sport strategic priorities, reflecting local needs and priorities and including applications for significant new resources.

Key responsibilities

  • Lead and manage Living Sport strategic priorities work to increase participation in sport and physical activity in targeted areas of identified need with a focus on older people, disabled people and those with a long term health conditions.
  • Establish, develop and lead strong partnerships and collaborations by influencing and advocating for Living Sport strategic priorities.
  • Connect and contribute positively with key local strategic priorities and partners by promoting the value and contribution of sport and physical activity and demonstrating the impact and outcomes of Living Sport's work.
  • Lead the Partnerships team to engage successfully with strategic partners and deliver their projects and secure significant new resources for Living Sport to an annually agreed target in support of the Business Plan, including through collaborative funding applications.
  • Lead the successfully delivery of related grant funded and commissioned projects* including managing completion of all areas of compliance.
  • To create a performance management culture in the Partnerships 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. To be an advocate and ambassador, upholding and enhancing the organisation's reputation.

* Significant projects currently Lets Get Moving Cambridgeshire, Active Families, Active New Communities.

+ Strategic priorities of targeted areas of identified need and of older people's, disabled people and those with a long term health conditions sport and physical activity participation. Final allocation of responsibilities will be agreed once appointment of the whole Partnership Team is concluded

Supporting Documents:

living-sport-recruitment-pack-2020-hop.docx (MS Word, 962.5 Kb)

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Partners

  • Leicestershire County Council
    Melton LSA
    Blaby LSA
    Charnwood LSA
    NWL LSA
  • Sport England
    Equality Standard
    Harborough LSA
    Active Leicester
    O&W LSA
  • H&B LSA
    Active Rutland
    Safeguarding
    Active Partnerships

Partners

  • Active Leicester
    Leicestershire County Council
  • Active Rutland
    NWL LSA
  • Sport England
    O&W LSA
  • Charnwood LSA
    Active Partnerships
  • Equality Standard
    Harborough LSA
  • Safeguarding
    Blaby LSA
  • H&B LSA
    Melton LSA