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National Network Manager

National Network Manager

Access Sport is looking for an experienced Manager to lead on our new National Network project. Deadline: 4 January 2019

The National Network Manager will work alongside the wider Making Trax team and support our mission to tackle the shocking levels of exclusion, hardship and poor health faced by millions in the UK using cycling. The objectives of the project are to;

  • Develop a National Network of 50 inclusive community cycling clubs. Provide advice, support and targeted financial assistance to enable clubs to build new sustainable inclusion and diversity capacity
  • Create an accessible, achievable and rewarding badging/quality mark system that encourages clubs to be proud to become inclusive
  • Enhance gender balance using our proven inclusion blueprints, including Women on Wheels (WoW), and BMXercise inclusion initiatives
  • Capacity build volunteer-led community cycling clubs to engage disabled young people with non-disabled young people on equal terms, connect communities and improve wellbeing through our Wingz disability inclusion initiative
  • Create living, mutual support and encouragement connections online and in person
  • Work alongside and in partnership with the British Cycling regional and local teams, as well as CSP networks to provide in person and online support & advice for the network members
  • Using the success and key learnings from the current Making Trax Programme to take this project to a transformational national level, creating replicable inclusive club exemplars for engaging underrepresented groups in cycling
  • Develop a workforce that is inclusive; upskill coaches, volunteers and young leaders


  • Manage the National Network project in line with the project and funder outcomes and key performance indicators
  • Develop suitable resources & strategic documents that contribute to the growth of inclusive cycling clubs nationally and help to influence partners and stakeholders
  • Ensure activities laid out in Access Sport’s Delivery Plan are carried out successfully and within the timescales
  • Manage the small grants pot available to develop clubs with focus on women & girls and disability inclusion – building skills, capacity and more sessions – upskilling coaches, volunteers, providing bikes and equipment
  • Set up and run regional and local workshops in order to upskill clubs and volunteers, utilising staff expertise, charity ambassadors and local champions
  • Evaluate the impact of the National Network through implementation of our comprehensive monitoring and evaluation framework
  • Liaise with Access Sport elite ambassadors to support the national network and inspire inclusion amongst community clubs
  • Feed into charity wide strategy meetings, internal reviews and planning discussions
  • Present at steering groups and provide consultancy to other organisations, sharing best practise and learnings from Access Sport’s programmes
  • Visit the Access Sport website for more information and to apply


United Kingdom

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