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We're a friendly team supporting SPFL clubs to deliver some amazing programmes.

Here you will find our latest vacancies, including information on how to apply.

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Latest Opportunities

Vacancy: Project Co-ordinator

Reporting to:
SPFL Trust Operations Manager


35hrs/week - including some evening and occasional weekend work

Hampden Park, Glasgow based with UK wide travel* with some European working


6% of basic salary paid into an agreeable pension scheme

25 days plus public holidays

Access to Childcare Voucher Scheme

Scottish Professional Football League Trust - Overview

The Scottish Professional Football League Trust is the charitable arm of the Scottish Professional Football League and was established to lead and co-ordinate community engagement activities across all 42 member clubs.

SPFL clubs have a track record of credible and sustained activity, using football and physical activity as a tool to deliver positive life changes in the communities they serve. The SPFL Trust seeks to build on this reputation and co-ordinate projects that will be centrally funded and operate within and across the clubs.


To provide effective delivery of SPFL Trust projects against agreed outcomes by co-ordinating project schedules, resources and information and liaise with partners to identify and define project requirements, scope and objectives; ultimately ensuring that all projects within your remit are successfully delivered on time, achieving agreed outcomes.

 Job Description

We are looking for a responsible Project Co-ordinator to comprehensively organise and administer a variety of projects which are designed to meet the identified social needs of people in Scotland.

The successful candidate will work closely with our Operations Manager to prepare action plans and evaluation plans. You will perform various tasks including the co-ordination of key stakeholders, project administration and respond constructively to general project queries. To succeed in this role you should have excellent time management, organisation and communication skills allowing you to effectively collaborate with partners and internal teams to deliver results.

Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinate project activities, resources, equipment and information
  • To build solid working relationships with key stakeholders to develop project delivery
  • Contribute to project development including project scope and objective setting
  • Work with internal teams and assist with schedule management
  • Ensure that project needs are delivered successfully
  • Work flexibly and responsively reporting issues that may arise
  • Effectively administrate all project documentation
  • Draft comprehensive project plans and reports as required
  • Responsibility for the timely and accurate application of the projects evaluation plan
  • Identify potential project issues and respond effectively
  • Report and escalate project risks to line manager as needed

General Responsibilities

  • Provide written reports to the Operations Manager working within agrees timescales
  • To represent the SPFL Trust, clubs and projects at National and Local events as required
  • To promote the belief and ethos of the projects and the SPFL Trust at all times
  • Undertake appropriate training requirements which will support your personal development and keep an accurate record of your CPD log
  • Undertake any reasonable task as required to successfully fulfil the objectives of the SPFL Trust


  • Proven work experience as a successful Project Coordinator or similar role
  • An ability to prepare and interpret step-by-step action plans
  • Exceptional organisational skills, including multitasking and time-management
  • Understanding of project evaluation
  • Strong teamwork skills
  • Research and report writing experience
  • Ability to identify potential project risks
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Suites
  • Experience in the preparation of project reports
  • Driving licence and access to a vehicle


  • Working within a charitable organisation
  • Working within a football/sporting environment
  • Delivering national and local programmes
  • Working with national and local organisations
  • Understanding of working with hard to reach groups

Application Process

Please send a supporting statement detailing your suitability for the role, along with an up to date CV by 12 noon on Monday 5th August 2019 to

Interviews will be scheduled week beginning the 19th August 2019

Please note that employment is conditional on the successful applicant undergoing reference and PVG checks.

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