Strategic Lead, County Sport Partnerships – Sport England

Full Time, Permanent

£53,781 pa (national)

£57,861 pa (London based)

Sport England is committed to getting more people doing more sport and creating a habit for life through our investment of over £1bn in community sport. Key to this is investing in County Sports Partnerships.County Sports Partnerships are essential delivery partners and of growing importance in enabling Sport England to achieve our strategic outcomes. The 44 County Sports Partnerships covering England are local networks of the key providers for sport and through our investment directly help National Governing Bodies of sport implement their plans. We also invest in County Sports Partnerships to directly deliver key programmes such as Sportivate and Satellite Clubs.

We are looking for an exceptional individual to lead on all aspects of our relationship with County Sports Partnerships and to take to the next level, from a strong position, their effectiveness, efficiency and achievement. You will provide strong leadership for our work with individual County Sports Partnerships developing and implementing a strategic improvement plan. You will ensure effective performance management of the network. Your leadership will ensure consistency and high standards from all CSPs.

You will be responsible for the significant financial investment of around £30million per year in and through County Sports Partnerships and be able to quantify their impact on our strategic outcomes. You will build a high performing CSP team within Sports England and lead the relationship with the national body that represents the 44 County Sports Partnerships – working directly with its Board and executive. You will be a strong relationship manager able to influence relevant stakeholder’s at the most senior levels in order to achieve key outcomes.A proven ability to drive improvement will be a given alongside extensive experience of leading a results focused team. You will have excellent communication skills and be able to act as a strong advocate. You’re analytical and problem solving skills will need to be exemplary. Previous experience at a senior level in a sport related role is desirable but not essential. .

Discover more by visiting for further information. Although the location of the post is flexible (home-based, or based in one of Sport England’s offices) the post-holder will be expected to travel extensively within England.

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Lincoln Ice Rink: Manager

The seasonal Ice rink is back In Lincoln this year and again Baseline are looking for Duty managers for our rink


Base Line is a sports developing organization based in Norwich.

Base Line has three complimentary operations including

THE BASE: A brand new concept in activity centre for children and adults of all ages including a 5 and under soft play centre

BASE LINE ON ICE:  Custom built ice rinks as a centre piece attraction to winter promotions

BASE LINE PROMOTIONS: Mobile sports attractions operated around the UK for a variety of events.

Base Line has operated for 20 years .


Rink Opening Times: 29th November to 31st December 2014


Morning/afternoon, afternoon/evening 10am -9pm

We are looking for 2-3 managers to cover the whole period


Between £8.50 – £10  per hour, paid  monthly by direct credit within 7 days of the end of the calendar month


Staff is expected to wear black trousers and black shoes.  Staff will be supplied with jackets.


We are looking for staff with atleast 1 years Experience as a Leisure Manager. First id at Work qualification would be usefull though not essential

Well presented, enthusiastic staff.  This is very much a people’s job.  We are looking for staff who is quick learners, honest, cheerful, punctual, hard working, good communicators, organized, self motivated, and being able to ice skate is helpful but NOT essential.



Overseeing the day to day operation of the rink. Including safety checks, staff, general rink operation (training provided)


Serving and returning ice skates to the public as they arrive and come off the rink.


Rink cleaning, cleaning area.

Full training will be given.

For a job application please E-mail, closing date for applicants Thursday 20th  November 2014

Senior Business Manager –  Energize Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin

f/t 37 hrs per week

annual salary £32,320

As manager of a small team working in partnership with the Community and Voluntary Sector, Public Health and relevant national sport for development charities the Senior Business Manager will ensure that the partnership effectively maximises its ability to drive participation in sport and physical activity through the development of inclusive projects which target specific communities of need.  Ability to see the opportunities, judge the options and follow through on delivery will be critical and we are looking for someone who has both experience and a track record of achievement within a partnership environment.  Well-developed communication skills and an ability to work under pressure with conflicting priorities would also be essential as would the ability to see the bigger picture.  A self-starter with good team building and networking skills are also critical to this role.

If you are passionate about the power of sport and physical activity, highly motivated, with excellent interpersonal skills and significant relevant business experience, we want to hear from you.

Energize is an equal opportunities employer and so would welcome applications from all members of the community.

The deadline for applications is midday on Monday 1st December and interviews will take place on Tuesday 9th December in Shrewsbury.

For a copy of the application pack (inc job description) please contact or tel 01743 453497

For an informal discussion, please call Chris Child (Chief Exec) 07960 855016 or Helen Freedman (current post-holder) 07852 871587.

Funded by Sport England, Energize Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin is part of a national family of 45 accredited County Sports Partnership teams.  We are recruiting for a Senior Business Manager who will be a key member of our Senior Management Team and will lead on equality, insight and business development within the organisation.

Lincolnshire Sport Board of Trustees

Lincolnshire Sport is looking to recruit new members to the board of Trustees. The Trustees are responsible for the strategic direction, governance and development of this highly regarded sports charity based in Lincoln. The role requires someone with strategic vision and an understanding of the voluntary, community and sport sector. The Trustees set overall policy, targets and evaluate performance for this thriving sporting organisation that supports voluntary and community sports groups throughout Lincolnshire.

This is an exciting opportunity to support a dedicated staff and volunteer team who offer a range of services to local sporting groups, community clubs and other charitable organisations.

Trustee Board Meetings are held six times a year, you will also be expected to attend various meetings and events throughout the year. The constitution reflects this as a 3 year post.

For more information please contact Janet Inman (CEO) on 07766 540 735, or email your CV to

Become a Coach and Instructor Pro Member with Lincolnshire Sport

Lincolnshire Sport is looking for coaches who can deliver sports within a Primary school setting. We require lead coaches to deliver sessions across a number of different sports, within the Educational environment. Sign up to the Lincolnshire Coach and Instructor Network (CIN) and become a Pro Member to have:

  • Opportunities to increase deployment through being seen as a quality deliverer as checks are completed by Lincolnshire Sport and endorsed by Lincolnshire County Council Children’s Services
  • Coach observation and Personal Development Planning
  • The opportunity to become a coach in a select group of coaches to be utilised by Lincolnshire Sport which can lead to possible opportunities for paid work
  • Opportunities to link with Regional and National Partners

Lincolnshire Sport, works collaboratively with National Governing Bodies, Sport England and Sports Coach UK to ensure the following Minimum Standards for active Coaches are in place and/or coaches/instructors have the opportunity to achieve them.

All ‘Pro’ Members must have or be working towards;

  • Minimum Level 2 Qualification (National Governing Body or Fitness related)
  • Public Liability insurance
  • Safeguarding Course Attendance
  • First Aid
  • Able to link sports sessions to National Curriculum Standards (through relevant training or experience)
  • Fully DBS Checked (previously Enhanced CRB)

Contact or call 01522 585580 and ask for Tom Armstrong for more information.