Partnership Manager - Think Active - Closing date 27 May 2022

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  • Coventry, Solihull & Warwickshire. HQ is Leamington Spa
  • May 06, 2022
Full time management Partnerships

Job Description

Our Partnership Manager will be a relationship manager across one of the 3 places (Coventry, Solihull & Warwickshire). Supporting and working with the strategic lead, these roles will use data and insight to inform those demographics and places that are most inactive and that face the greatest inequalities. These roles will use the opportunity and priorities from the local district activity partnerships and Think Active’s priorities to maximise the positive impact on these people and communities. These roles will work collaboratively with stakeholders to create the conditions for success and to maximise opportunity and resource for local people to live in good health, to be physically active and to enjoy sport.
Partnership Managers will also lead on a theme or themes for Think Active and also for bespoke projects. These might be timebound and changeable depending on priority and opportunity.


The main responsibilities of this role are:
Relationship Management
To act as the lead and relationship manager with partners on behalf of Think Active Lead, or support on the development of local partnerships and networks promoting collaboration across all relevant sectors
Raise awareness of funding opportunities available to increase participation in sport and physical activity.
Lead, or support on the development of local committees and partnership forums,

Project Management
To act as the lead for Sport England and other programmes managed by Think Active to ensure
Effective delivery of the Think Active. #WeThinkActive Strategy, through your contribution of a team member of Think Active and with and through partners.
Tangibly increase participation in sport and physical activity and address wider social needs through creative and innovative approaches and partnerships.
Seek out opportunities to generate income
Use robust data and insight to co- design, implement and evaluate innovative and appropriate programmes Prepare detailed funding bids and raise funds from a variety of sources.

Financial Management
Plan, implement and in accordance with funding guidance, financial procedures, and policies, take responsibility for diversifying Think Active’s income streams through in line with the strategy and business development plan
Project and budget management (up to c£300,000) including forecasting, monitoring of income and expenditure, plus the submission of financial reporting

Demonstrating Impact
Reporting progress and capturing value through case studies and evaluation processes designed to evidence the impact targets. Story telling – the ability to articulate the impact and value of Think Active (locally, regionally, nationally across various sectors)