Company Name: Special Olympics GB

Job title: Head of Sport & Competition

Job description:

Working to the COO, this crucial role will be instrumental in developing a high quality and fit for purpose sport and competition framework in the UK while at the same time representing Special Olympics Great Britain internationally, advising and supporting the development of sports and competitions at a global level. 

You will lead and manage a high performing team to drive through impact and change with an ability to form impactful relationships and partnerships across a variety of partners.   You will lead on safeguarding and developing & delivering policies and procedures in line with charity legislation and governance, while managing budgets, contracts and reporting systems.   As a member of the Leadership Team, working alongside other Heads of department to play an important part in shaping the organisation.

A love and knowledge of sport goes without saying and you must have a proven track record in growing and developing high performing sports development teams, building strategic relationships at a high level and be able to demonstrate knowledge and experience in all aspects of safeguarding and management 

You must be hard-working, collaborative, analytical with excellent communication skills with the ability to inspire, lead and work individually but also as a team player who can think on their feet and deal with a wide range of people. 

For the right person with a wealth of experience at a senior strategic programme management level, this is an amazing opportunity to lead the development and delivery of a fundamental role of Special Olympics GB.   

Please note, this role is based in London at our National Office.  

More information and how to apply:

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