Cornwall Sports Partnership - Strategic Relationship Manager

Cornwall Sports Partnership

Location: Cornwall - Truro
Hours per week: 37
Job Type/Contract type: Fixed term
Closing Date: 17th September 2018 @ 23:59:00
Interview Date: 2nd October 2018
Salary Range: 48,000 - 50,000

About the role & About us
The Strategic Relationship Manager role purpose is to develop both an in depth local understanding of physical activity and sport and, at the same time, have a good knowledge of national policy on the subject. This understanding will help the role holder create a direct link between national and local work to inform improved future decisions about physical activity and sport. The role will help develop new ways of working, informing effective decision making at all levels. The role will create additional leadership and influence within Sport England and the Cornwall Sports Partnership area, contributing to sustained system change within the sector and the wider system.

Cornwall is currently negotiating devolution and as part of the deal we are actively integrating community health and social care services as the basis for improving lives.

This is a three year fixed term contract and may represent a suitable secondment opportunity for existing Cornwall Council employees. If you wish to be considered for a secondment, please obtain your manager's permission before applying.

Cornwall Council is committed to safeguarding and is an equal opportunities employer.

About you
Excellent understanding and awareness of the policy and operating environment at local level, understanding the cultural, political and stakeholder context to decide the best approaches.

Experience of working effectively with senior executive and political leaders, working at a strategic level to influence policy and delivery.

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