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Director of Programmes and Grants


Director of Programmes and Grants

Laureus Sport for Good is committed to transforming the lives of children and young people around the world through sport.

We are helping to do this by supporting over 100 sport for development programmes in around 40 countries accross the world and by our efforts to support the growth of the sport for development community.  Our work is championed by an Academy of over 60 globally recognised legends of sport and a further 150 leading sporting ambassadors.

As a key member of Laureus Sport for Good’s senior leadership team, you will provide leadership and influence in the sport for development community, aiming always to ensure we make progress towards our vision. 

More particularly, you will be responsible for planning and implementing a portfolio of impactful programmes across Africa, Asia, Europe, Australasia, Latin America and the Caribbean, using sport as a development tool for social change.  This will involve responsibility for leading a growing programmes team who are responsible for day-to-day programme management of an exciting and varied programme portfolio.

You will also be responsible for developing new partnerships to grow the programme portfolio and will work in close collaboration with our development team to take advantage of funding opportunities.

You will represent Laureus Sport for Good in relevant international and national fora to ensure that we are able to fulfil our ambitions to share knowledge, strengthen the sport for development community and build its profile within the international development community.

Closing date: 3 March 2017


United Kingdom

Application deadline

Fri, 03/03/2017

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