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Project Officer

  • Location: London
  • Organisation: London Sport
  • Salary: £27,500
  • Contract: Full-time permanent contract preferably but flexible to Part-time
  • Closing Date: 03 March 2024 | Events & Operations

About London Sport

London Sport is a charity working to ensure more Londoners live longer, healthier and happier lives through being active. Supported by Sport England and the Mayor of London, we collaborate with those who share our vision, running and supporting projects that help children, young people and the least active adults embed sport and physical activity into their lives.

The Role

The purpose of the role is to support the successful delivery of specific projects and programmes that contribute to London Sport’s overall strategy and vision. We champion a collaborative, place-based approach to sport and physical activity, regularly co-designing with communities. You'll have the unique opportunity to innovate alongside local stakeholders shaping physical activity led by community needs.

What you’ll do

  • Working with colleagues playing an active role in delivering against projects and programmes that contribute to London Sport's operational plan and strategy.
  • Support the management of projects from ideation to completion, so they are delivered within budget and on time.
  • Liaise and work with external stakeholders and partners to deliver project tasks and milestones to create impactful partnerships.
  • Support with facilitating and organising events, forums, and roundtable discussions.
  • Use monitoring data and stakeholder feedback to support the review of projects/programmes and propose improvements.
  • Identify, document, share and promote good practice across London Sport’s projects and programmes.
  • Maintain electronic and paper records, files and databases for the team and for evaluation data. 

Who you are

  • You are proactive and work with a positive energy. You enjoy working as part of a team.
  • You have an understanding of project management techniques.
  • You have experience of effectively delivering or supporting the delivery of projects/programmes.
  • You have the ability to collate, edit, summarise and report information.
  • You have good communication skills with the ability to convey information verbally and in writing to meet the needs of different audiences.
  • You have the ability to demonstrate a practical commitment to the Values and Behaviours of London Sport.
  • You have the ability to demonstrate an understanding of, and commitment to, equality, diversity and inclusion in relation to London

The Process

Application is by completion of a short online application via our recruitment platform (Applied). We are committed to fair and unbiased recruitment and use Applied to remove any unconscious bias from our process. You will be asked to answer a small set of questions that address the job description and person specification. Candidates who successfully progress from the application stage will be invited to an interview.

Key Details

  • Full-time permanent contract preferably but flexible to Part-time
  • Salary: £27,500 pro rata
  • Offering 28 days’ holiday + 8 public holidays + 5 volunteer days + Christmas Closure
  • Competitive Pension scheme
  • Life Assurance and Health Cash Plan
  • Flexible working: we use a model of 2 plus days in our central London office at House of Sport and working from home, with travel required throughout London
  • By applying for the role, you are stating that you are eligible to work in the UK. London Sport is unable to apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship for this role.


Deadline for applications: 11:59pm on 3rd March 2024.

Interviews: Week commencing 11th March 2024.

To Apply

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If you have any questions about the role or London Sport, please email

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