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Rugby Development Officer- Munster

27th September 2006 By Munster Rugby

Rugby Development Officer- Munster

The IRFU are currently accepting applications for the position of a Rugby Development Officer based in Munster. Click here for more details

The IRFU are currently accepting applications for the position of a Rugby Development Officer based in Munster. The Rugby Development Officer is an integral part of the IRFU rugby operations and the successful applicant will join a team of Development Officers, employed throughout the country, working on the development, promotion and growth of the game of rugby. The main duties involved are:

Visits to schools and clubs to develop all facets of the game of rugby

Promotion of rugby to its playing/coaching public in a positive, safe and healthy manner.

Delivery of a series of tailored, focussed and high quality rugby development programmes and initiatives.

Organising, participating and delivering coaching courses and player clinics

Attending rugby coaching and development seminars and coaching courses

Coordinating, organising and administering rugby operations and procedures as assigned by the Provincial Development Manager

Working on set Key Performance Indicators under the service level agreement with regards growth in areas of player registration and coach education.

The successful candidate will have:


Excellent organisation, communication and teamwork skills.


Recognised coaching qualification. 2-3 years experience in a coaching environment.

strong academic background

previous knowledge and playing experience of rugby

strong communication, leadership and presentation capability

positive and proactive approach to coaching rugby

ability to manage, present and teach in an effective manner

If you would like to apply for this position please send a detailed letter of application along with an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae to the address below.

Ultan O Callaghan

Munster Rugby Development Office

Musgrave Park

Pearse Road


The closing date for applications is Wednesday 11th October 2006.

The IRFU is an equal opportunities employer.


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