Team Pd GD Pt
1 Raith Rovers 28 16 53
2 Falkirk 28 36 52
3 Airdrieonians 28 11 48
4 Montrose 28 10 47
5 East Fife 28 8 45
6 Dumbarton 28 -9 38
7 Clyde 28 -8 34
8 Peterhead 27 -14 26
9 Forfar 28 -21 24
10 Stranraer 27 -29 16
Updated: 11th Mar

RRCF Job Vacancy: Development Manager

Sunday November 24th 2019

Job Title: Development Manager
Hours: Full Time
Salary Band: £25-£30,000 Per Annum (dependant on experience)
Closing Date: Monday 16th December 2019 at 5pm 
Interview Date: Monday 6th January 2020
Start Date: ASAP thereafter

Job Role:

Raith Rovers Community Foundation charity is about to experience a period of growth and we require a structured, proactive and vibrant person to manage and develop the charitable projects through this exciting phase. The charity is currently planning on developing two core functions; Participation in football and Health & Well-being.

The purpose of the position
is to lead, manage and deliver our current activities whilst developing a core team of staff and volunteers to expand and grow activities to meet the objectives of the Trustees and the need of the local area.

Key Duties:

To manage and develop the organisation’s activities in line with our mission, vision and values.
Continually evaluate and seek to improve the organisation’s project activities
With support from the board of trustees and key nominated people, sustain existing and secure new provision ensuring sustainability to the organisation’s community activities.
Develop and manage partnerships with key stakeholders from the private, public and third sector including funders.
Meet and exceed KPI’s as set by the board of trustees and/or funders, or partners.
Have the ability to work with own initiative and understand the need for an organic approach to organisational development
Work closely with Scottish FA locally, regionally and nationally in order to contribute and deliver outcomes within the ‘One National Plan’
To work closely and fully understand the “Plan4Fife” to ensure we work in partnership where appropriate
Support and develop a structured player pathway for children, youths and adults regardless of age, gender and/or ability.
Coordinate and develop a qualified team of coaches and volunteers, including achievable CPD plan for all coaches and volunteers.
Manage projects within agreed budgets.
Manage and appraise staff and volunteers in line with the organisation’s statement on learning and development.
Provide reports to the Trustees and funders as and when required.
To assist in the development and implementation of all marketing initiatives ensuring projects are fully subscribed and sustainable.
Identify and secure additional funding streams in order to grow/sustain all projects.
Work closely with appointed Trustee to ensure all data collection, monitoring and evaluation are up to date and in line with GDPR policies.

Person Specification:




Scottish FA Children’s Licence and/or UEFA B Licence or above

Educated to Degree Level with a related Community qualification

SFA Tutor Training

(1.1-1.3 both pathways)


Minimum 2 years project management experience.

Ability to work with partner organisations to deliver RRCF objectives.

Proven Monitoring and Evaluation experience.

Budget management experience.

Knowledge of Scottish FA structure and plans.

Previous experience in a similar role.

Personal Attributes:

Excellent communication skills – both internally & externally.

Passion for sport and physical activity.

Empathetic and supportive nature to participants’ circumstances.

Excellent customer service skills.

Flexible to change.

Highly professional at all times.

Energetic and hard-working.

Full clean driving license and access to own vehicle  

Creative thinking with regards to new programmes and activities.

RRCF’s Mission Statement

Raith Rovers Community Foundation harness the passion and power to raise aspirations and improve the life chances of young people and adults throughout the Kirkcaldy area.

RRCF’s Vision

To be recognised as a leading community development programme within Scottish Football

RRCF’s Values

To be inspirational in our community, to work as a team, to inspire partnership working, to be professional and to always be inclusive.

Further Information

Offers of employment will only be made once satisfactory reference checks and PVG processes have been conducted.

Raith Rovers Community Foundation plan to have a wide range of participants from children at nursery school to teenagers, season ticket holders in our health and well-being programmes to unemployed adults.

Regardless of who we engage with we will always ensure we are offering an excellent and welcoming service. We are prioritising the recruitment of likeminded people who are committed team players working towards a common goal.

Raith Rovers Community Foundation is proud to be a living wage employer and is fully engaged as an equal opportunity employer  

How to Apply

Email CV and Covering letter to by the closing date stated above.

Please note all covering letters should be tailored to the roll, detailing specific areas of note that ensure we fully understand the relevance of your application.

Please include Job title in email subject.



Rovers manager George Farm leaves his role after 3 years in charge to move to East End Park to take over from Willie Cunningham who had just taken the Pars to Scottish Cup glory. Farm was born in Slateford Edinburgh and briefly played for Hibs before moving to Blackpool.
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