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Sport Development Officer (Football), Grade 6

Glasgow Life is the charity responsible for inspiring Glasgow's citizens and visitors to lead richer and more active lives through culture, sport and learning. We believe in the transformational power of the services we provide for the citizens of and visitors to the City of Glasgow. By taking on the role of Sport Development Officer (Football) you'll play a vital part in making a difference to Glasgow's economy and profile, to local communities, and to the people who live, work, visit and play in the city. At the heart of everything we do is our vision: to inspire Glasgow's citizens and visitors to lead richer and more active lives through culture and sport. So, if you're inspired by the opportunity then we urge you to apply.

As Sport Development Officer (Football) you will develop a strong, healthy and sustainable club structure, develop coaches and volunteers in football, work with strategic partners such as the Scottish FA and assist clubs through relevant club development programmes.

To be successful in this role you have the following skills and experience:
  • Professional qualification in sport, play, physical activity, health, education or community development, or equivalent relevant experience.
  • Previous experience in sports development
  • Evidence of delivering results in relation to targets in the area of sports development
  • Evidence of managing people an...
  • Before you apply, we encourage you to learn more about Glasgow Life

    Be unique. Be authentic. However you prefer to say it, we really mean it. Our culture embraces people’s diverse perspectives and creates a positive environment where everyone belongs. We’re determined to build a better, more connected world for everyone.

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    • Evidence of managing people and partnerships
    • Experience of development of sport within third sector communities
    • Evidence of working with clubs, community groups and agencies such as Scottish FA

      Following the success of Glasgow European Championships in 2018 and the European Indoor Athletics Championships 2019, Glasgow Life will welcome a host of world class events in the coming years including; LEN European Short Course Swimming Championships 2019, World Men's Curling Championship 2020 and UEFA Euro 2020. This is in addition to the wealth of events on offer throughout the year, with the annual programme including the World Pipe Band Championships, Glasgow Mela, HSBC Let's Ride and the Merchant City Festival amongst many others.

      We offer a range of employee benefits such as an opportunity to join the Strathclyde Pension Fund, generous holiday entitlement, annual leave purchase scheme, childcare vouchers, staff discounts (including Glasgow Club), flexible retirement, family friendly policies, flu vaccination programme and career break policy...just to name a few!

      At Glasgow Life we value diversity and inclusion. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from BAME groups who are currently under-represented in our organisation.
      Membership of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme will be essential on taking up appointment. Please note successful candidates for the above position will be required to pay for their PVG Membership\/or Scheme Checks. Application Packs
      Alternative Application Packs can be requested in other formats for example, Large Print, Braille, Audio and other languages. To request an alternative Application Pack please phone 0141 287 1054.

      Packs will be posted out to you within 3 working days of receiving your telephone request.

      Please note the closing date of the job advert to ensure that you give yourself plenty of time to complete your application form and return it to us. Further Information
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