JOB VACANCIES: NCS Performance Management Partner x 2

Post Title: NCS Performance Management Partner x2

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

Organisational Base – 1st Role: Home Based – Managing the South East Region (Portsmouth, Southampton, Isle of Wight, Crawley)

Organisational Base – 2nd Role:Office Based – EFL House, 10 – 12 West Cliff, Preston PR1 8HU – Managing the North West Region.

Reporting To: Operations Manager (Community Engagement)

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 Checkatrade 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 Trusts 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.

EFL Trust hold a prime contract for delivery of the NCS Programme in Yorkshire and Humber, as well as 7 regional sub-contracts across various regions in England.  2 vacancies exist for experienced Project and Performance Managers to work in the in the South East and the North West sub-contracting regions.

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.

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

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

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 (Holiday purchase scheme in operation).

For an informal chat please email in the first instance,  EFL Trust Business Manager.

To apply please request an Application Form from Jessica Dexter, HR & Payroll Officer at

Closing Date: Friday 9th November at 5pm.

Interview Date(s): Role 1  – 20th November 2018 – 55 Blandford Street, London W1U 7HW

                                      Role 2 – 21st November 2018 – EFL House, 10 – 12 West Cliff, Preston PR1 8HU


Candidates must be available for interview on the respective dates.