Innovation Manager

Do you believe that being active can change people’s lives?

Do you want to work on projects that will shape the future of London for the better?

Could you help us improve Londoners’ health and happiness by making the capital a more physically active city?

We are looking for an enthusiastic and ambitious Innovation Manager to join the growing Digital, Tech and Innovation team at London Sport. The role sits within the Impact & Innovation directorate and will be responsible for developing new initiatives to reduce inactivity.

You will be at the forefront of testing and learning, turning our insight into action. The role is fast paced and will work quickly to identify opportunities that have the biggest impact.

London Sport champions equality and is an inclusive organisation that strives to reflect London’s diversity in our appointments. We particularly welcome applications from:

  • People from ethnically diverse communities
  • Deaf and disabled people
  • Women
  • Members of the LGBTQ+ community
  • People with lived experience of London’s many and varied communities

About You:

  • You have experience of working collaboratively with multi-disciplinary teams to design and deliver new products or services – this can include income generating as well as projects to get Londoners active.
  •  You are able to develop personas, user stories and user insights through the use of qualitative and quantitative research techniques.
  •  You have experience of using idea generation tools and techniques (either in a workshop setting or individually).
  • You can demonstrate experience of iterative testing or prototyping of ideas to quickly
    and cheaply determine if the idea is viable.
  •  You have experience developing products, services or similar initiatives from start to finish.
  •  You are a creative thinker that will thrive within an innovative environment.
  • You have the ability to initiate, develop and manage positive stakeholder relationships.
  • You have excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to enthuse, persuade, negotiate and influence people through all forms of communication.
  • You can demonstrate an understanding of, and commitment to, equality, diversity and inclusion in relation to London.


If you have any questions regarding the application process, please email [email protected]