Derbyshire Sport
Derbyshire Sport

Director of Derbyshire Sport

Derbyshire Sport is one of 49 county sports partnerships in England and is seeking applications from high calibre candidates, for the position of Director.

Organisation: Derbyshire County Council on behalf of Derbyshire Sport
Salary: Grade 16  (54,894 - 59,895)
Location: Ripley, Derbyshire
Type of Contract: Full Time, permanent

There are strong plans in place in Derbyshire, for the development of sport, active recreation and physical activity. There are also excellent working relationships between the many partners that make up Derbyshire Sport including; the local authorities, national governing bodies, school sport partnerships, university and colleges, professional sports clubs, public health and the voluntary and private sectors. This has resulted in some excellent progress towards the shared vision of Derbyshire becoming one of the most active and successful sporting counties in England by 2020.

The Director will play a lead role in developing and maintaining stakeholder relationships, driving the delivery of the strategic plans and managing the staff and resources within the partnership.

The successful candidate will have extensive experience in several aspects of sports development and be able to evidence their commitment, drive and initiative. Strong influencing skills, excellent communications skills and extensive experience of strategic planning and project leadership are all essential requirements for this role.  

Go to (opens in a new window) to apply on line or print off application form. Full details will be available on the website by Friday, March 22.

Closing date: Sunday, April 21, 2013

Interview date: Friday, May 10, 2013

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