Full-time – 37 hours per week, subject to flexible working
Fixed term, 2 year contract subject to funding (with a view to extend based upon continuation of funding)
Location: County Durham Sport Offices, however you will be required to travel within County Durham and occasionally regionally.
Closing date: 9am, Monday 18th March 2019
About County Durham Sport
County Durham Sport is part of a nationwide network of 43 locally based strategic organisations, known as Active Partnerships. Funded by Sport England, Active Partnerships are committed to Improving Lives by Growing Grassroots Sport and Physical Activity.
Sport England’s vision is that everyone in England, regardless of age, background or ability, feels able to take part in sport or activity. Sport England’s current strategy, Towards an Active Nation, relies on the partnerships to help make sure everyone can experience the benefits of sport and physical activity.
County Durham Sport is an independent company, with charitable status, working closely with national, regional and local organisations to ensure that sport and physical activity are developed in a co-ordinated and effective way across the county.
We are passionate about developing sport, physical activity and effective partnerships.
About the role
County Durham Sport (CDS) is looking for a well organised, flexible, outgoing and experienced Project Manager to join the team. The individual will have a comprehensive understanding of successful approaches to engaging more people into sport and physical activity, experience of managing externally funded projects, have a proven track record of developing effective partnerships and experience of understanding the needs of specific target groups.
The post holder will initially be responsible for the management and coordination of a range of Sport England and other external funded programmes including ‘Primary School Support’ as well as overseeing the delivery of a range of other educational and community based programmes.
Applications are encouraged from those who have experience, desire or interest in working within the Education sector.
The successful candidate will be passionate about the impact sport and physical activity can have.