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Sport and Physical Activity Skills Hub Manager (Surrey, Dorset and Hampshire)

16th February 2024

Sport and Physical Activity Skills Hub Manager (Surrey, Dorset and Hampshire)

The purpose of this role is to work closely with stakeholders in Surrey, Dorset and Hampshire to deliver targeted education provision to support employers and deployers. This will be achieved through identifying current and future skills needs and providing training solutions to support them

You will engage with other local agencies within the local area to support the development and implementation of the local skills strategy. You will with local colleges and CIMSPA Academy providers, providing a curriculum that supports local employer need.

The role of Skills Hub Manager will sit within CIMSPA’s Local Delivery Team. The Local Delivery Team is responsible for the management and growth of CIMSPA’s external stakeholders – these include employers, deployers, and key local strategic organisations.

You will grow CIMSPA’s partner and membership base, engaging with a diverse set of employers and deployers and develop our existing relationships with employer partners, higher education partners, national governing body partners and active partnerships. You will also promote engagement with local colleges through their educational offering.

This is a great opportunity for a motivated individual to service and grow the partner network for an expanding organisation with an exciting future, as we drive the development of a recognised, respected and inclusive sport and physical activity sector. CIMSPA has a great working culture based on trust and empowerment for its people.

Key tasks include but are not limited to:

  • Continue to engage with employers in the Surrey, Dorset and Hampshire area to understand their people’s skills requirement to meet their objectives.
  • Work with local colleges and the CIMSPA Academy to provide appropriate and cost-effective training that meets the employer needs.
  • Develop the CIMSPA employer partnership network in a localised area.
  • Through the employer partnership network, develop a local skills strategy that delivers against employer needs and Sport England’s “Uniting the Movement Strategy”.
  • When required, identify CIMSPA training provider partners to support in the delivery of college courses.
  • Provide feedback to CIMSPA on common sources of issues / questions from the partner network and make recommendations on how products / services can be improved.
  • Collaborate in new product development to support the strengthening of wider partnership and membership services.
  • Provide feedback on the quality assurance process to ensure continual improvement.

Please click here for the full job description.

Salary: £31,379 – £33,379 per annum
Closing date: Sunday 25th February 2024

If successful, you will be invited to an assessment day held in Woking, Surrey on Monday 4th March 2024.  This will take up to 4 hours. 

  • This is a remote role.
  • It will require substantial travel within the local area (in agreement with your line manager).
  • It will require occasional attendance (approximately every 6 weeks) at CIMSPA’s Head Office in Loughborough.
  • Ideally the successful candidate will live in the areas to be covered or close to them.

Apply here.