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Club Development Manager – BMX Legacy Project
Job Description Title: Club Development Manager.
Accountable to: BMX Legacy Programme Leader.
Accountable for: Delivery of Phase 2 of the BMX Legacy Project in London.
Location: Bethnal Green, London, E2.
Salary: £22,000 – £26,000 gross dependent on experience. (Includes London weighting).
Contract: Permanent Hours: 40 hours per week, full-time, core hours of 9am-6pm
About the BMX Legacy Project BMX Legacy Project – Phase 1 (2011 – 13) Access Sport’s BMX Legacy Project was launched in February 2011 in partnership with 5 Olympic host boroughs, British Cycling, Lee Valley Regional Park Authority and the Greater London Authority. The project achieved all its stated aims and was recognised with several awards
• PRO-ACTIVE London Project of the Year
• Special recognition Beyond London 2012 Sport Relief Innovation Award
• London Youth Games Community Partner of the Year with British Cycling
• PRO-ACTIVE London Club & Coach of the Year
• 5 ‘New Model’ BMX clubs & 5 new BMX tracks establish, reaching over 5000 young people
BMX Legacy Project – Phase 2 (2014 – 16) Following the success of the BMX Legacy Project, Access is expanding the project across London.
• 7 new clubs & 5 new tracks – Creating a total of 16 BMX clubs in 15 London boroughs
• Over 12,000 people engaged including activity for disabled and previously inactive people
• Over 60 new coaches to be trained
• 50 new volunteers, including specialist support from corporate partners
• Opportunities for talented riders and coaches to progress on elite pathways
• New competitions
• Improved online community for London BMX More information can be found at www.londonbmx.co.uk
Main Purpose and Scope of the Role This role will be responsible for the delivery of phase 2 of the BMX Legacy Project, funded predominantly by the Mayor of London’s Sports Participation Fund but also by a large number of project partners. The role will be part of a wider BMX Team working with 16 clubs but will be primarily responsible for a group of approximately 5 clubs.
Duties and Key Responsibilities
• Working within a wider BMX Team as part of Access Sport’s BMX Legacy Project, delivering upon a defined set of key performance indicators
• Working face to face with club leadership on creating and implementing bespoke 2 year club development plans to 3 key pillars: Growth, Sustainability and Youth Development
• Strong focus on ensuring that all clubs are developed in accordance with Access Sport’s ‘New Model Club’ approach
• Following club development guidelines as described in our Club Development Manual to engage and empower community sports clubs to effectively engage young people
• Creating and fostering successful local delivery partnerships
• Overseeing the monitoring and evaluation framework and analysis of experience – creating blueprints, case studies and questionnaires
• Assisting with event / competition management
• Supporting the development of www.londonbmx.co.uk
• Supporting the development of the BMX Outreach programme – creating strong links between the post holder’s clubs and local schools & community groups
• Managing the project accounts with monthly updates and reporting systems for the post-holder’s component of the BMX Legacy Project
• Engaging in a passionate, creative, energetic and enterprising approach to club development and sustainability
Flexibility In order to work effectively in a changing environment, flexibility is required from the post-holder. Any other tasks that may be requested will be at the same level of responsibility and terms and conditions of employment. The post-holder must be prepared to travel throughout London and the UK when needed, and work varying hours in accordance with the demands of clubs and events.
Equal Opportunities Access Sport is committed to becoming disability confident and an employer of choice irrespective of disability, gender, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation and age. We appreciate the ethical and business case of ensuring that our workforce is representative of wider society. When we are recruiting to the
Project Delivery Manager Club Development Manager Go-Ride Coach
Project Delivery Coordinator
Community Club Activators
organisation, disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria will be guaranteed an interview.
If you require any of this information in alternative formats please do not hesitate to contact us using the details by email ( firstname.lastname@example.org ) or telephone 020-7993-9883.
Skills a nd Abilities Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, to communicate effectively with all sections of the community
Relationship building – ability to create meaningful partnerships with project partners and all sections of the community
Excellent computer software skills (especially Microsoft Office including a good command of Excel) to create documents, presentations, spreadsheets
Excellent organisational skills – effective time- management to maximise impact of work
Project management skills – to monitor progress towards key performance indicators, manage risk and identify areas that require attention
Ability to communicate the charity’s message to diverse audiences
Demonstrable problem solving skills
Track record in community sport and/or youth development desirable
Experience in project management, working towards specific targets and meeting deadlines
Experience as a coach, volunteer and participant of a sports club desirable
Experience in working in disadvantaged areas desirable
Experience of working in London desirable
Experience of management budgets
Knowledge of community sport and youth development infrastructure and landscape
Knowledge and experience of BMX desirable
Personal Attributes and Other Requirements
Entrepreneurial and creative approach to work
Passion for helping young people and communities through sport
Ability to act in a professional and reliable manner as an ambassador for Access Sport
Self-starter with excellent time management skills
Demonstrable ability to use initiative and work pro- actively essential
Ability to work flexible hours (including occasional evening/weekend work at partner clubs and events)
Committed to working in a small team and willing to “muck-in” when needed
The post-holder will be required to complete an enhanced CRB disclosure
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