We are recruiting for an Inclusive Cycling Regional Manager (Liverpool City Region, North Wales and Cheshire)

We are seeking a dynamic and passionate individual to fill the role of Inclusive Cycling Regional Manager. As the Inclusive Cycling Regional Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing and coordinating all aspects of our inclusive cycling programmes within your designated region. You will work closely with local partners, stakeholders, and community members to promote accessibility and inclusion in cycling activities.

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Role responsibilities

1. Programme Management:
• Oversee the planning, implementation, and evaluation of inclusive cycling activities within the region.
• Develop and maintain strong relationships with Wheels for All network members, local authorities, community organisations, and funding partners in the region.
• Coordinate logistics, including scheduling, staffing, equipment, and safety protocols.

2. Team Leadership:
• Provide line management to Inclusive Cycling Coordinators, offering guidance, support, and professional development opportunities.
• Recruit, train, and supervise a team of Inclusive Cycling Coordinators, Sessional Workers, and Volunteers to deliver high-quality inclusive cycling experiences.

3. Community Engagement:
• Act as a spokesperson and advocate for inclusive cycling within the region, promoting awareness and participation among diverse community groups.
• Organise outreach events, workshops, and community rides to engage new participants and foster a sense of belonging.

4. Partnership Development:
• Build strong rapports with affiliates and friends of the WFA network.
• Cultivate and maintain partnerships with local businesses, schools, healthcare facilities, and disability organisations to expand programme reach and resources.
• Be the point of contact for partners on a regional level from Combined Authority through third sector partners.
• Collaborate with regional and national cycling organisations to align efforts and share best practices.

5. Volunteer Development:
• Collaborate with the volunteering team to implement strategies for recruiting, training, and retaining volunteers to support program activities.
• Provide ongoing support and recognition to volunteers, fostering a positive and inclusive volunteer culture.

6. Monitoring and Evaluation:
• Responsibility for prompt completion and submission of reports to management team and external partners / funders.
• Collaborate with the programmes team to implement systems for monitoring programme outcomes, participant satisfaction, and impact within the region.
• Collect and analyse data to assess program effectiveness and identify areas for improvement.
• Ongoing review of inclusive cycling opportunities across the region.

7. Marketing and Communications:
• Collaborate with the marketing and communications team to execute marketing and communications strategies to promote inclusive cycling programmes and events within the region.
• Utilise various channels, including social media, email newsletters, and community outreach, to reach target audiences
and increase program visibility.

8. Finance Management:
• Collaborate with the finance team to manage programme budgets within the region.
• Ensure compliance with financial policies and procedures, including timely reporting and documentation.

9. Fundraising Support:
• Collaborate with the fundraising and development team to support fundraising efforts for inclusive cycling programmes in the region.
• Identify funding opportunities, cultivate donor relationships, and assist with grant writing and reporting as needed.

10. Delivery:
• Requirement to travel around (and occasionally beyond) the region as part of the role to monitor, manage programmes and to represent the charity at events within the region.
• Occasional delivery lead/ support to cover for Coordinator leave/ illness/ unavailability and occasional event support as/ when required.
• Collaborate with Inclusive Cycling Coordinators to implement cycling programmes that meets the needs of target audiences, ensuring safety and sociability.
• Support the establishment of sustainable hubs, including contributing to funding bids.
• Work professionally with partners, volunteers, and participants.
• Collaborate with the maintenance team to conduct bike maintenance as per guidelines.

Application Process
Please apply by sending your CV and a covering letter explaining how you meet the requirements of the role to recruiting@wheelsforall.org.uk,including ‘Inclusive Cycling Regional Manager’ in the title. Alternative formats are also welcomed e.g. video or audio.

You don’t need to be a cyclist to apply for this role, but you do need to share our passion to deliver our services and enjoy making a difference to people’s lives.

Closing date for applications: 5pm May 20th 2024

If you have any questions or would like to have an informal discussion about the role, please email recruiting@wheelsforall.org.uk, call 01925 575 628 or visit ours contact page.

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