Profession sports programme coordinator

Sports programme coordinators coordinate sports and recreation activities and policy implementation. They develop new programs and aim to promote and implement them, as well as ensure the maintenance of sports and recreation facilities.

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Personality Type

  • Enterprising / Conventional

Knowledge

  • Project management principles

    Different elements and phases of project management.

  • Government policy implementation

    The procedures involved in the implementation of government policies in national and local governmental organisations.

  • Health, safety and hygiene legislation

    The set of health, safety and hygiene standards and items of legislation applicable in a specific sector.

Skills

  • Develop recreation programmes

    Develop plans and policies which aim to provide the desired recreation activities to a target group or in a community.

  • Plan allocation of space

    Plan best allocation and utilisation of space and resources, or re-organise current premises.

  • Promote sports in schools

    Promote sports in schools.

  • Analyse goal progress

    Analyse the steps which have been taken in order to reach the organisation's goals in order to assess the progress which has been made, the feasibility of the goals, and to ensure the goals can be met according to deadlines.

  • Perform project management

    Manage and plan various resources, such as human resources, budget, deadline, results, and quality necessary for a specific project, and monitor the project's progress in order to achieve a specific goal within a set time and budget.

  • Liaise with local authorities

    Maintain the liaison and exchange of information with regional or local authorities.

  • Develop sports programmes

    Develop plans and policies for the inclusion of sporting activities and organisations in a community, and for the development of sporting activities for specific target groups.

  • Establish collaborative relations

    Establish a connection between organisations or individuals which may benefit from communicating with one another in order to facilitate an enduring positive collaborative relationship between both parties.

  • Promote recreation activities

    Promote the implementation of recreation programs in a community, as well as recreation services provided by an organisation or institution.

  • Promote sports organisation

    Produce promotional literature, reports and event materials, and liaise with marketing and media organisations.

  • Liaise with sports organisations

    Liaise with local sports councils, regional committees and national governing bodies.

Optional knowledge and skills

supervise site maintenance delegate activities build community relations perform market research keep task records apply strategic thinking manage staff propose leisure activities set organisational policies communicate with media maintain relations with local representatives schedule recreation facilities manage budgets budgetary principles analyse community needs fix meetings coordinate events develop professional network ensure equipment availability