MCT Recruiting a Football and Sports Development Manager

  • 01/10/2019


Deadline been extended to end of play Tuesday 5th November

Millwall Community Trust (MCT) is looking for an experienced football and sports development manager.  MCT has a strategy of encouraging sports participation through positive partnerships and operates a number of programmes across the London Boroughs of Lewisham and Southwark.  The role will involve the management and development of new and existing programmes, ensuring the MCT offer complies with all relevant regulations.

The Football and sports Manager  will be responsible for:


  • Manage and develop the Sport & Football Development department
  • Develop links with primary and secondary schools, to offer a range of sport and football, healthy living and learning through sport programmes in and out of curriculum time
  • Develop and manage delivery of sport and football provision within local leisure centres in conjunction with the respective leisure providers
  • Develop and manage delivery of school holiday provision
  • Development of post 16 football/education academies
  • Development of the Coach Education programme
  • Develop usage of MCT All Weather Pitch Facility at the Lions Centre and St Pauls Sports  Ground
  • Manage and develop the MCT Player Development Centre
  • Manage and develop Women’s and Girl’s grassroots and Regional Talent Centre (RTC) football programmes
  • Ensure that all requirements related to Health & Safety, Equal Opportunities, Data Protection and Safeguarding are implemented and comply with MCT policies and procedures, in order   to safeguard the health and wellbeing of all young people, staff and volunteers involved in the various programmes
  • Undertake any other relevant duties related to the further development, promotion and sustainability of the organisation as set by the CEO
  • Work with Heads of Departments and, when appropriate, the CEO to on MCT wide funding streams, commissioning, grants and tenders

The successful candidate will be:


  • Level 3 Certificate in Supporting the Delivery of Physical Education and School Sport
  • Experience of coaching a range of age groups
  • UEFA B Coaching Licence
  • Experience of managing staff and/or volunteers
  • Excellent understanding of Football in the Community programmes
  • Understanding of the benefits of physical activity for children
  • Up to date FA Emergency Aid and Safeguarding certificates
  • Ability to manage budgets

Salary Range – £25k -£28k pa

Please can you email your CV and covering letter to Sean Daly – [email protected]

Closing date – 31st October 2019

Millwall Community Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

Written references will be required.

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