The University of Edinburgh - Sport Programme Manager

The University of Edinburgh


Closing date:   4 January 2022
Location:   Edinburgh
Region:   Scotland
Employment type:   Full Time
Salary:   £28,756-£34,304


Sports Programme Manager, University of Edinburgh

Grade: UE06 [£28,756-£34,304], Full time Sports Union, University Sport & Exercise, Corporate Services Group

Permanent open ended

The Opportunity:

This hugely exciting position will lead the Sports Union team with a particular remit for developing the scope, quality, profile and impact of the University's sports clubs, and advocating the most effective structures, services and programmes in order to maximise the sporting opportunities available to students, from participation to performance.

Your skills and attributes for success:

- Educated to Degree in a relevant subject or equivalent formal training, plus a minimum of 2 years’ hands-on experience in a similar or related role

- Experience of managing a small team of staff / volunteers

- Experience of supervising / mentoring coaches and volunteers

- Experience of partnership work

- Experience of planning and progressing work activities within general guidelines, using initiative and judgement without recourse to seniors Knowledge and understanding of the provision and management of sport in an educational setting.

- Work flexibly under minimal supervision; 

As a valued member of our team you can expect:

An exciting, positive, creative, challenging and rewarding place to work. We give you support, nurture your talent and reward success. You will benefit from a competitive reward package and a wide range of staff benefits, which includes a generous holiday entitlement, a defined benefits pension scheme, staff discounts, family friendly initiatives, flexible working and much more. Access our staff benefits page for further information and use our reward calculator to find out the total value of pay and benefits provided.

The University of Edinburgh holds a Silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advance gender equality in higher education. We are members of the Race Equality Charter and we are also Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champions, actively promoting LGBT equality.

Closing date 03/12/2021 5pm Interviews will be held within 2 weeks of closing date If invited for interview you will be required to evidence your right to work in the UK.

Further information is available on our right to work webpages.

The University is unable to sponsor the employment of international workers in this role.  International applicants will therefore be unable to apply for and secure a Skilled Worker visa. They will only be able to take up this role if they can demonstrate an alternative right to work in the UK.

About Us:

As a world-leading research-intensive University, we are here to address tomorrow’s greatest challenges. Between now and 2030 we will do that with a values-led approach to teaching, research and innovation, and through the strength of our relationships, both locally and globally.

About the Team:

University Sport and Exercise is a five star national and international sports facility, providing top class sporting events and sports therapy services. The University is ranked in the top 5 sporting Universities in the UK. It provides a comprehensive range of sport and exercise opportunities for students, staff and members of the local community. The range of support runs from day to day leisure and exercise, through competitive sport, to support for national and international standard athletes.

Link to advert and to apply:

Share this: