BASES commences recruitment for Professional Development and Partnerships Manager

28th October 2019

BASES have commenced recruitment for a new Professional Development and Partnerships Manager.
Are you ready to take on a new and exciting challenge (or do you know someone who is) ?

Main purpose of job:

Implementing the Association’s continuous professional development (CPD) strategy, including day to day management of BASES professional standards programme and CPD offer.

This exciting new role is designed for a proactive, driven and independent individual with a passion for and commitment to professional development and education. You will ideally have experience of developing and/or co-ordinating CPD programmes, professional standards (e.g. accreditations, certifications), or training/education schemes alongside a successful track record of developing and managing effective stakeholder relationships. This role would suit someone who is comfortable working independently, has excellent people skills and who is a good co-ordinator and organiser. Experience or knowledge of professional bodies / associations and/or sport and exercise science is advantageous but not essential.

Contract Type: Part-time (3 days / 22.5 hours per week); permanent.
Salary: £29,512-32,575 (pro rata) dependent upon experience.
Location: Head Office is Leeds with some national travel required. Flexible working arrangements may be considered for an outstanding candidate.

Benefits package: 35 days paid holiday per year; Employer pension contribution of 6%; Gym membership allowance of £200.00 per annum pro rata; Cycle to work scheme; £50.00 annual contribution towards a sight test and cost of glasses if needed for VDU work.

Application closing date: 10:00am on Monday 18 November 2019

Interview date: Monday 2 December 2019.

Application Process:
Please attach a current CV (two-page maximum) along with one-page A4 (650 words maximum) as to how you evidence the essential candidate knowledge, experience, skills and capabilities. Email application, marked confidential, to Ian Wilson, BASES Executive Director (

View more details about the role on our vacancies page


BASES stands for the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences. BASES is the professional body for sport and exercise sciences in the UK.

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