Strategic Development Officer -Sports and Physical Activity (Funding &

14 Jul 2017
19 Jul 2017
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About UsFollowing our recently re-shaped team we have a number of exciting opportunities across our Parks & Leisure Service. This is your chance to come and join our bold, creative and successful Parks and Leisure Team. We want you to bring your experience and track record of achievement and be part of Southwark's commitment to improve the health and wellbeing or all its residents.We are seeking to appoint to a number of posts in; Parks, Capital Project Management and Development, Cemeteries and Crematoria, Leisure, Sport and Physical Activity and Play Development.The roleWe are one of London's most diverse, vibrant and exiting Boroughs with a significant regeneration underway which is transforming Southwark. The Council is committed through its 'Fairer Future Promises' for residents to significant investment of over GBP20m across its parks and leisure facilities. We have a ground breaking free swim and gym offer for all our residents, award winning parks and open spaces with 25 Green Flags and a commitment to secure more, a comprehensive programme of new facility development and infrastructure projects in our parks. Our Cemeteries and Crematoria are also undergoing an important transformation with significant investment and focus. All of these areas are key contributors to the wider social regeneration of the Borough and we want highly motivated, enthusiastic, and committed people to help us deliver in these key roles.You will bring experience across one or more of these areas, have a strong track record of achievement, be a collaborative team player and keen to play your part to shape and deliver the future of these services.Extensive experience across sports development, health and wellbeing, and physical activity fields.Experience of developing and enabling community sports and physical activity programmes, focused on improving active participation and health outcomes of residents. Strong track record in identifying and securing external funding for programmes and projects focused on sport and physical activity and improving health outcomes of residents. Considerable experience of developing and commissioning new physical activity programmes and projects through positive strategic partnerships.Strong ability to establish and manage positive strategic relationships with key stakeholders and funding bodies.Excellent communication skills and experience of working with key stakeholders , partners and community organisations.For an informal discussion please contact Sue Drummond, Interim Head of Parks and Leisure on .Please click on the Vacancy Information document for further details about this role and information on what to include in your application.Additional detailsA satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check at an Enhanced level is required.Recruitment timetableClosing Date: 16th July 2017Interview/assessment w/c 24th July 2017