Performance Management Partner - Numerous Roles

Home Based
£27,000 - £33,000 + benefits package
10 Jul 2019
29 Jul 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

Post Title:  Performance Management Partner – Numerous roles

Role Status:  Full time (35 hours), Permanent. 

 Organisational Base: Home Based – National vacancies

Reporting To: Regional Performance Manager

Salary:  £27,000 to £33,000 + Benefits package

Formed in 1888 by its twelve founder members, the EFL (English Football League) is the world's original league football competition and is the template for leagues the world over. It has 72 member clubs, each of which embodies the unique heritage, pride and passion of the communities they represent. The EFL is the largest single body of professional clubs in European football and is responsible for administering and regulating the EFL, the Carabao Cup and the EFL Trophy, as well as reserve and youth football. 

EFL Trust is the official charity of the EFL and uses the power of sport to improve lives and make a positive contribution to 72 communities across the country.

The Trust draws together each of the 72 EFL Club Community Organisations (CCOs) to tackle society’s greater goals by inspiring people through powerful projects built upon a foundation of four key themes of sport, education, community engagement and health.

Key projects are delivered by the dedicated network of community trusts associated to the 72 EFL clubs, one of those programmes is the National Citizen Service (NCS) programme.  NCS is a government funded national programme for 16 and 17 year olds designed to help young people on their transition to adulthood and the roles they can play in their community. The Programme builds confidence, character and skills enabling young people to improve their own lives and the lives of those around them.

EFL Trust with its Network of CCOs have extensive experience commissioning and delivering the NCS Programme across England and we currently hold vacancies for experienced Project Managers to support CCOs with the performance management.  The Performance Partner is an important role which is responsible for driving and maintaining strong performance and service delivery of the NCS programme in the region. The post holder will be responsible for ensuring that delivery is to the highest standard and quality.

The Candidate

You will be given the autonomy to steer and influence the success of the regions NCS performance.  You must have the ability to build strong an effective relationships and the confidence to challenge when appropriate. You will have self discipline to mange your own workload and focus priorities.  You will have experience in a similar role managing the performance of contractors using qualitative and quantitative measures and have the ability to scrutinise data to effect performance improvement.

You will have the support of an experienced and supportive team in an organisation which values people.

Regular travel is a feature of the role and occasional evening and weekend working including some overnight stays.

While there are roles available across the country, we would be especially interested in applicants from North Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, London, Staffordshire, the East of England (Cambridge/Peterborough) Preston & the West Midlands.

For the full job description and application form please go to the  EFL and EFL Trust websites.

Benefits Package:

  • Generous Company Pension Scheme, with an EFL Trust contribution of 10% of basic salary.
  • Opt-in private healthcare.
  • 23 days holiday (plus 8 bank holidays), rising to 25 days after 5 years.  Holiday year commences 1st January. (Holiday purchase scheme in operation).


Closing Date:            10 am 29th July 2019

Interview Dates:

12th & 13th August (North & West Yorkshire roles) – EFL House, 10 – 12 West Cliff, Preston PR1 8HU

14th August (East of England roles) – EFL House, 10 – 12 West Cliff, Preston, PR1 8HU

19th & 20th August (Preston, Staffordshire & West Mids roles) – EFL House, 10 – 12 West Cliff, Preston PR1 8HU

26th & 27th August (London roles) – London venue to be confirmed.

Applicants must be available on the relevant interview dates.

Safeguarding Statement

EFL Trust is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and adults at risk and require all employees to share this commitment and promote the welfare of these groups.

Applicants will be asked about any previous convictions, cautions, reprimands, including those that are considered ‘spent’ as defined by the Rehabilitation Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amended 2013).  Appointment to this role is subject to a satisfactory Enhanced DBS Check (with children’s barred list check) and references.

Equality Statement

The EFL Trust is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion or belief(s), gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age or with regards to pregnancy or maternity


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