BBO Co-ordinator - Building Better Opportunities Co-ordinator

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Posted: 15/07/2019 10:39
Start Date: Not Available
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 per annum
Location: American Express Community Stadium, Brighton
Level: Not Applicable
Deadline: 15/08/2019 23:59
Hours: 35
Benefits: Club Pension Scheme | Group Life Protection | Club discounts & offers
Job Type: Fixed-Term

Job Title: Building Better Opportunities (BBO) Co-ordinator
Employer: Albion in the Community   
Contract type: Fixed term ending 31/07/2021. This project is funded by the European Social Fund and the National Lottery Community Fund.  
Hours: 35 hours per week
Location: The American Express Community Stadium, Brighton and various locations across Sussex.
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 per annum dependent on skills and experience
Benefits: Club Pension Scheme | Group Life Protection | Club discounts & offers
Closing date for applications: 15th
August 2019 @ 23:59:59

Building Better Opportunities (BBO) Co-ordinator

Roles and responsibilities

 1. To work alongside funding provider organisations to ensure regular communications and evaluation of programme delivery against KPIs.

2. To create and maintain strong relationships with internal colleagues and key external organisations to encourage participant referrals and promote sessions.

3. To ensure that staff delivery across the programme has a consistent approach and meets the needs of BBO participants.

4. To support staff and BBO participants, ensuring service and response is in line with individual needs to information, advice and guidance.

5. To ensure BBO staff regularly update and record activities and interventions delivered as appropriate e.g. through 1-1s and workshops.

6. To regularly review progress and complete all required documentation to ensure full compliance.

7. To support the further education manager with collating and submitting monthly, quarterly and ad-hoc BBO reports; including statistical data for monitoring and report preparation and accurate, up-to-date case studies.

8. To oversee the accurate preparation and completion of all participant registration, paperwork and staff financial timesheets to ensure full compliance with ESF, National Lottery Community Fund and Awarding Bodies and meet quality assurance requirements of funding and awarding organisations (i.e. registers, evidence of learning, progress reviews, exit forms and case studies).

9. To ensure participant suitability through initial assessment processes before enrolment on to qualifications in partnership with affiliated FE colleges and partners.

10. To maintain and monitor funding received from contracts and report to line manager.

11. Any other duties as needed within reason.

12. To attend training courses and continuing professional development sessions when required.

13. To attend and take part in team meetings and regular reviews with line manager.

14. To cross promote AITC programmes that will assist with business development and secure new contracts.

15. To support the fundraising efforts of the charity as required.

General duties and accountabilities

  • To support Brighton & Hove Albion FC and AITC in their aims and objectives at all times.
  • To ensure compliance with all relevant club policies, including health and safety policies.
  • To ensure compliance with all relevant legal, regulatory, ethical and social requirements.
  • To keep confidential any information gained regarding the charity, club and its personnel.
  • To represent Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club and AITC in a professional manner.
  • To maintain a flexible approach to work at all times.
  • To undertake other duties and responsibilities as required from time to time.

General Expecations

  • To uphold and live our Team Brighton Values; Treat people well, Exceed Expectations, Aim high (never give up) and Make it special.
  • To be a champion of equality and diversity in the workplace and treat all staff, customers, sponsors, clients and applicants with fairness, dignity and respect.
  • To report incidents of any form of discrimination through the correct channels.
  • To promote best practice in safeguarding and create an environment that is safe for children young people and vulnerable adults.
  • To report safeguarding concerns through the correct channels.
  • To ensure that any safeguarding training and certificates are kept up to date.

This job description is not to be regarded as exclusive or exhaustive. It is intended as an outline indication of the areas of activity and will be amended in light of the changing needs of Albion in the Community. 


Qualifications & Experience


  • GCSE Maths & English at Grade C or higher
  • Strong organisational and administrative skills
  • High level of communication and listening skills
  • Good planning and prioritising skills
  • Good recording and reporting skills
  • Excellent IT skills to include Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills
  • Good overall level of numeracy and literacy
  • A “can do” attitude, an innovative thinker
  • Presents solutions rather than problems
  • A genuine team player
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to adapt communication style to suit different ages
  • Proactive attitude within the role
  • Excellent written skills
  • Quality focus – takes responsibility for ensuring a high quality of work
  • Highly organised and able to manage multiple tasks
  • Ability to work calmly under pressure, plan and prioritise workload, meet deadlines and use own initiative
  • Drive and energy – demonstrates enthusiasm and is personally committed to achieving objectives set
  • Self-development – is receptive to feedback about own behaviour, strengths and areas for improvement    
  • Highly trustworthy and confidential
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Flexibility and willingness to learn


  • Previous experience of working and experience of working on ESF and/or National Lottery Community Fund projects supporting vulnerable people
  • Previous experience of using management information systems and online platforms e.g. Substance Views
  • An interest in football
  • An interest in further education

Applicants must provide an accurate account of their professional skills and experience in the form of a C.V, and proof of eligibility to work in the United Kingdom.

Equality Statement

Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club and Albion in the Community are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnership.

Safeguarding Statement

Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club and Albion in the Community are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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