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We are the recognised trade association for the sports and play construction industry in the UK. All of our members go through a strict checking process:

  • Strict Admission Criteria
  • Standards of Construction
  • Code of Professional Conduct
  • Technical Mediation
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An exciting opportunity has arisen at The Sports and Play Construction Association (SAPCA) in Kenilworth. We are looking for a Chief Executive to join our team on a permanent, full time basis to drive our vision and values and lead the evolution of the organisation.

SAPCA provides valuable guidance to all those involved in the development of sports and play facilities, from elite level competition to the myriad facilities at grassroots, to help to ensure that clients’ facility projects are delivered successfully and provide value for money.

This year SAPCA celebrates its 25th anniversary but is focussed on the growth and strengthening of the Association in the next phase of its development.

Your new role

Are you interested in becoming part of a well-established UK trade organisation for the sports, play and physical activity sector?

To be our Chief Executive, you will have a strategic mindset with a successful record of management and leadership, and be able to implement strategies and business plans.

Ideally you will have knowledge of the sports, play and physical activity sector but this is not essential. If you feel you have the core experience required for our role, apply now and we will call to discuss the role with you.

Other key duties will include

  • Ensure that structures, processes and controls are aligned with that strategy and plan
  • Support the delivery of a robust business plan
  • Develop the Association’s membership base and the benefits of membership, to provide excellent value for members
  • Represent the Association and build relationships with key stakeholders and partners, strengthening SAPCA’s role as the “voice of the industry”

What you will get in return

You will earn a salary which is negotiable, depending on experience. You will work Monday to Friday on a 37.5 working hour week. Additional benefits are up to 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, pension contribution and a company car.

What to do next

If interested in this position, please apply now with your CV by the closing date of Monday 28 February. Clover HR will be in contact with you to discuss your experience and the role with you.

We reserve the right to close the advert to any applications received after this date however, should we not find a suitable candidate with applications received before the original closing date, we will progress with applications received after 1 March.

Apply now