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Southampton FC

Southampton FC

Pathways Projects Manager


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Posting Date

Dec 6, 2022

Role description

Location: St Mary’s Stadium, Southampton (with up to 40% home working)

Hours: Full time, core hours 10:00-16:00 Mon-Fri with flexible start and finish times.

Contract Type: Initial Fixed Term Contract – 12 months

Start Date: February 2023

Salary: £32k – £36k

Criminal Record Check: Enhanced with Child Barred List

Do you want to work with local people and build relationships that make a real difference?

Saints Foundation bring Southampton FC to the heart of the community, using the power of the club and our passionate team to help fulfil individual potential and make Southampton a better place to live for all.

Your next role

In this role you’ll manage and develop existing and future funded projects within Saints Foundation Pathways area of work. This includes establishing a clear strategic plan for our programmes, which will meet local need and deliver against Saints Foundations Theory of Change framework. Current programmes include Premier League Kicks, Saints Switching Play and Adult Resettlement.

The Pathways Project Manager will work closely with relevant funders, in order to stay updated with project developments, and will ensure all Pathways projects are delivered in accordance with their delivery plan.

You’ll also provide effective and inspiring line management to Pathways project staff to ensure they are fully equipped to deliver their work and that sessions are delivered to the highest standard.

Please note, we are looking for the successful candidate to start in February 2023.

What you’ll bring to our team

We want all our colleagues to bring with them their individual differences, we welcome your unique point of view and dynamic ideas, it’s what allows us to keep on being our best selves.

Person Specification:

Have an excellent understanding of the criminal justice system in Southampton for both adults and young people.
Experience of developing partnerships at all levels across sector specific partners, to collaboratively deliver needs driven projects.
Hold extensive experience in leading a team of full-time and casual staff.
Experience of successfully delivering community-based projects, that is demonstrated through the achievement of KPIs and Outcomes.
Hold a degree in a relevant subject area and or hold or be working towards a project management qualification.

What we can do for you

Giving you the right balance in your life is important to us, and our benefits are designed to complement this – you’ll get 27 days holiday a year, plus bank holidays and a day off for your birthday, 2 free match tickets for every home league game, free breakfast and afternoon snacks on site, discounts at local shops and restaurants, an Employee Assistance Programme and mental health first aiders for when things get tough, to specialist support with professional development and access to a world of internal and external training courses and professional qualifications.

For you to apply

All you need to do is click on the apply button below, enter your details and answer a quick pre-screening questionnaire, then attach your CV.

We expect first stage interviews to take place on Thursday 5 January and second stage interviews on Thursday 12 January, therefore please ensure you can be available on both dates.

The closing date for applications is Tuesday 20 December 2022.

Although we reserve the right to close this vacancy early, if a high volume of applicants are received.

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