Sports Programme Manager, University of Edinburgh

Grade:  UE06 [£28,756-£34,304], Full time

Sports Union, University Sport & Exercise, Corporate Services Group    
Permanent open ended

The Opportunity:

This hugely exciting position will lead the Sports Union team with a particular remit for developing the scope, quality, profile and impact of the University's sports clubs, and advocating the most effective structures, services and programmes in order to maximise the sporting opportunities available to students, from participation to performance.

Your skills and attributes for success:

  • Educated to Degree in a relevant subject or equivalent formal training, plus a minimum of 2 years’ hands-on experience in a similar or related role
  • Experience of managing a small team of staff / volunteers
  • Experience of supervising / mentoring coaches and volunteers
  • Experience of partnership work
  • Experience of planning and progressing work activities within general guidelines, using initiative and judgement without recourse to seniors
  • Knowledge and understanding of the provision and management of sport in an educational setting.
  • Work flexibly under minimal supervision;


Closing date 04/01/2022 5pm

Interviews will be held within 2 weeks of closing date


Further information and applications

Date published: 25 November 2021
Date updated: 25 November 2021


Your feedback will help us to improve this site. Please don't provide any personal information.

Enquiries should be submitted using the Enquiry form