Senior Project Manager (Sports Services)

Location: Braunstone Leisure Centre


Fixed Term Contract until 7th October 2019 due to funding


Part Time, 18.5 hours per week


A unique opportunity has been created to work alongside the Head of Sports Services in project managing a range of inter related projects over the next two years.


The funding will support a fixed term senior project manager to support the implementation of the Sports Services Improvement Programme and associated £1.5 million savings target.


The role will work with the Head of Service and key managers to oversee the development and implementation of detailed project plans/ milestones to support 5 major areas of work:


  1. Leisure Services Capital Programme
  2. Supporting Expression of Interest and formal lease agreements
  3. Supporting channel shift
  4. Service branding, marketing and promotion
  5. Sports Services Organisational Review

Put in place & manage robust governance structures, including a Project Board, to oversee the delivery of the whole work programme & liaise with key staff delivering specific components of the work programme to ensure work is delivered to target.


Requirements for the post:


We are looking for an experienced Project Manager that has a track record in delivering complex sport and leisure projects that has the capability to work with a wide range of people at various levels, including senior management and partner organisations. Given the leisure capital developments experience of undertaking complex procurement projects is essential. Strong management and negotiation skills and someone that can take initiatives from concept to completion.


For an informal discussion please contact Andrew Beddow, Head of Sports Services on 0116 454 5036.


Test / interview Date : 29 September 2017


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