Senior Project Officer – Programme Implementation

This role as Senior Project Officer with the Youth Sport Trust is the opportunity you are looking for…


Organisation Youth Sport Trust
Salary Circa £25,000 per annum
Location Loughborough
Contract type Permanent (Full time)
Closing date 29 January 2018
Interview date 6 February 2018

Job Description

Used to managing complex projects and overseeing programme implementation processes you are looking for a career move where you can make a positive difference and develop your skills. This role as Senior Project Officer is the opportunity you are looking for. We want you to develop and deliver continuous improvement initiatives for programme implementation systems and processes as well as drive efficient and effective ways of working in line with our ISO9001 accreditation to ensure a high-quality experience for participants in Youth Sport Trust Programmes.

The Youth Sport Trust is all about changing lives through sport. We are skilled in the use of physical education, physical activity and sport to unlock young people’s potential; we believe every child has a right to physical literacy, and work tirelessly to increase equality. We have a track record in developing creativity, aspirations, resilience and empathy all through the unique vehicle of sport.

As Senior Project Officer you will manage a team of Project Support Assistants and ensure the effective deployment of each element of our Learning Academy and other programme implementation requirements. This will involve building relationships with key internal and external stakeholders, producing key data and information to inform decision making and sharing best practice. You will identify areas for improvement, develop solutions and create concise project plans to introduce more efficient and effective ways of working. Important will be the ability to gain buy-in and embed quality assurance standards across the organisation.

You must have experience of managing and delivering complex projects. You will be used to co-ordinating work with external partners and strong at producing and presenting written and verbal reports. Comfortable managing quality assurance and training, you will be used to operating management information systems and databases for keeping records. You will also possess strong communication and planning skills as well as the ability to build sound working relationships and influence others. An understanding of the school and sport landscape would be an advantage.

Youth Sport Trust positively welcomes and seeks to ensure we achieve diversity in our workforce and that all job applicants and employees receive equal and fair treatment. We encourage applications from all candidates regardless of age, race, gender, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or nationality.

Closing date: 10am on 29 January 2018

Interview date: 6 February 2018 in Loughborough

Registered charity number: 1086915
How to apply
If you also share our passionate belief in the benefits of sport for young people please go to and complete an online application.


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