Project Manager – Sports

Due to continued growth England & GB Hockey Official Facilities Partner, Notts Sport is looking to recruit a Project Manager to join its successful synthetic turf pitch department.

As a Multi Sport Department Project Manager you will be working closely with a wide variety of customers at any given time including local authorities, education departments, schools, architects, facility managers, sports pitch contractors and main contractors.

The Project Manager role will involve managing & delivering large scale, high profile sports pitch projects won by our Business Development Managers and wider sales teams, taking commissioned projects to completion via the unique Notts Sport turnkey Design & Advisory Service.  This service led approach encompasses all aspects of the design, development, specification and delivery of synthetic turf pitch projects for customers throughout the UK with you on hand offering expert advice and support at every stage of project delivery, supporting sales activities where appropriate.

You will be office based and out on the road with responsibilities to link the contractor, customer and Notts Sport at all times.  With strong interpersonal & communication skills, you will provide services and solutions ranging from specification, tendering, contract administration, CDM Co-Ordination & liaising with the project delivery team to ensure all Key Stage Inspections are completed at the appropriate time, taking responsibility for all stages right through to handover.

You must be a friendly and professional person, trusted by clients and your colleagues, and driven to succeed. Technical knowledge of sports pitches will be required along with high levels of communication skills as is the ability to deal with people at all levels and build strong, long term customer relationships across a wide variety of customer and supplier sectors. You should be able to manage your time effectively and keep up with the demands of the job which may involve overnight stays in any given working week.

Technical experience and a proven track record of project management within the synthetic sports pitch sector is essential.

I.T skills will be an advantage; Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Microsoft Customer Relationship Management (CRM) are key tools to deliver your key performance results.

The package;

Salary information on request

Company car, pension scheme, private health insurance, up to 25 days annual leave.

To apply for the position please send your up to date CV with a covering letter to with the title of the email “Job Application – UK Project Manager (Sports).

Notts Sport are an Equal Opportunities Employer & accredited Investors in People organisation at the Silver level.

Notts Sport was formed in 1984 and in the past 33 years we have become recognised as one of the leading specialists in the design, development and delivery of artificial grass surfaced cricket, sport and playground facilities in the UK and around the world.  It is important to note we are not contractors or manufacturers of synthetic grass, instead we offer full, turnkey expert design & project management services to customers looking to develop synthetic sport and play facilities and offer market leading solutions in doing so.

We are very proud of our heritage and reputation for delivering high quality facilities across a wide range of market sectors which is now reflected with the various partnerships with National Governing Bodies in the UK including being the only:

  • Official Facility Partners to England & GB Hockey
  • Official Facility Partners to Hockey Wales
  • Official Facility Partners to Scottish Hockey
  • Academy Partner to FIH
  • Official Partner to ICC Europe
  • One of 5 Code of Practice Suppliers to the England & Wales Cricket Board

Please feel free to look at our company portfolio to illustrate some of the high profile customers and projects we have worked on in the past 12 months:

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