Project Officer – Rugby Development

  • Employer Saracens Sport Foundation
  • Town / City Hendon
  • Job Type Full-time
  • Salary Competitive
  • Closing Date 23/08/2019
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A Project Officer (Rugby Development) is being sourced to work on the design, delivery and coordination of two sport for social change programmes across North London and Hertfordshire. The successful candidate will co-ordinate the delivery of the ‘Rugby4Life’ and ‘Champions and Challenge Cup’. This role will be ‘hands on’ in terms of developing, leading and delivering on the operations targets set out within the Foundation strategy. The candidate will be able to converse and liaise with all member of the public alongside various key stakeholders to drive the project and make it a success.

Both programmes look to use competitions across both primary and secondary schools, across a range of communities and demographics to engage new audiences within the game of rugby. Both programmes have key objectives to retain new players and transition them into grassroots clubs whilst supporting everyone to develop into socially responsible members of their local community.

Duties to include (but not limited to):

  1. To lead on the delivery of the assigned programmes as well as develop ideas to improve projects, engage beneficiaries, and provide the greatest impact on people and communities
  2. Lead in the design, delivery and coordination of  projects, including budgeting and administration
  3. Ensures that work produced meets all objectives set, is done by the agreed time to the highest standard and achieves the best possible outcome for the Foundation
  4. Coordinate and manage casual staff to ensure high quality and safe delivery that exceeds expectations

Candidates will have a good understanding of the sport for change landscape and the desired impacts of these projects. Coupled with excellent interpersonal skills and a desire to develop within the organisation.

The role is full time (37.5 hours) and will be based at Allianz Park but you will be expected to be delivering the programmes in North London and Hertfordshire. There will be a requirement to work some match days and week day evenings.

Candidates should send a CV and short covering letter outlining their suitability to the role to Sangita Asani, HR Assistant


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