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Professional Development Manager – BASESBASES logo

Job Type: Permanent, part-time (3 days / 22.5 hours per week), to start with immediate effect.

Location: Head Office is Leeds with some national travel required. Flexible working arrangements may be considered for an outstanding candidate. The Operations Team is currently working remotely due to COVID-19.

Salary: £30,614 – £33,791 (pro rata) dependent upon experience.

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 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, endorsements, certifications), or training/education schemes. 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.

Full job description found here

To apply:

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 this application, marked confidential, to Ian Wilson, BASES Executive Director (

Key dates: Applications close 10 am on Monday 31 January 2022; interviews take place Thursday 17 February 2022.