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Job listing closed on 26 Mar 2024
7 Mar 2024

Senior Programmes Manager (Engagement, Sport and Wellbeing)

🇬🇧 Birmingham, UK
Full Time
5+ years exp.

Department: Foundation – Central Team

Hours of Work: 35 hours per week

Salary: Up to £45,400 per annum

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Villa Park

Closing Date: Sunday 24th March 2024

1. The Department

The Aston Villa Foundation is the official Charity of Aston Villa Football Club and prides itself in being innovative in its approach to the club being used as a ‘Force for Good’.

The Engagement, Sport and Wellbeing division is newly formed, complimenting the organisation’s new 2024-28 strategic plan. The Engagement, Sport and Wellbeing division brings together several departments, including our youth work, football development and health and wellbeing portfolio - all of which contribute to providing a landscape of opportunities for children and young people in a variety of community settings and environments.

2. The Role

This is a brand new role for an experienced manager with a strong track record in designing, resourcing and executing impactful projects with youth work, sport development and/ or health and wellbeing environment. This is a creative, fast-paced, and exciting workplace within a busy and growing charitable organisation with a strong reputation.

The Senior Programmes Manager (Engagement, Sport and Wellbeing) will have the responsibility to lead and inspire a group of dedicated departmental managers and support them in the delivery of excellent, impactful projects, whilst also focusing on new opportunities to widen our impact and the development of our people.

For further information about the Role, please see the Role Profile.

3. The Person

The Aston Villa Foundation is seeking a highly skilled, driven and purposeful manager with a genuine interest in charitable and community work.

You will be experienced and proficient in managing people, have a strong track record of partnership working and collaborating with key stakeholders, and experienced in developing new business opportunities in your chosen field.

At the same time, you can expect flexibility in the role, autonomy, and a commitment to professional development, inside a vibrant and rewarding working environment.

As part of your application, please ensure you upload your CV and Cover Letter.

Right to Close Vacancy Posting Early

The Club reserves the right to close any advertised vacancies earlier than the advertised closing date if sufficient applications have been received.

Equality Statement

Aston Villa Football Club celebrates the diversity of its Club and embrace equal opportunities for all. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer and fully support The FAs Football Leadership Diversity Code.

We welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, race, disability, gender reassignment, pregnancy and maternity, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, sex and religion or belief.

Safeguarding Statement

Aston Villa Football Club is fully committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk across our Club. As such, we adhere to Safer Recruitment processes and for some roles a satisfactory enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Service may be required prior to starting in a role at the Club. For more information, please see Aston Villa Football Club | The official club website | AVFC - Safeguarding