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Vacancy: Bristol Rugby Team Manager

Bristol Rugby require a Team Manager to work as an intrinsic member of the rugby management team, supporting the shape and content of the team moving forwards.

Salaries: £50,000 upwards + package, bonus.

  • Are you an exceptional Planner and Organiser?
  • Have you established and managed a Senior Rugby First Team?
  • Are you a skilful influencer with an established Rugby network?
  • Do you manage proactively and work collaboratively in a team?
  • Do you want to become a pivotal driver in Bristol Rugby’s ambitious plans?

If so, we would like to talk to you…

With a vision and philosophy ‘to inspire our community through rugby success’ and a philosophy to 'manage and nurture a group of bright, young, hungry, rugby players who are committed to improving the fortunes of both themselves and the club', we are intent on combining our home-grown talent with hand-selected, fully-researched recruits.  

Bristol Rugby are fully committed to achieving our ambitions and we have a home that a Premiership team would be proud of: Ashton Gate – a £47 million stadium, which has become a 27,000-capacity modern, multi-use stadium. 

Take a look inside….http://www.bristol-sport.co.uk/stadium/the-plan/virtual-tour/

These are our most exciting times, we are building a sustainable infrastructure for the future and we are looking for committed, exceptional people to join us on our journey.

Your Main Responsibilities:

  • To have a full understanding of PRL, ECPR, RFU and World Rugby regulations and competition rules and other governing bodies as appropriate
  • To manage all match day requirements home & away and liaise with Match day officials
  • To be responsible for all team travel and accommodation requirements
  • To promote and foster a team culture where values such as: team organisation before self; hard work; service to stake holders; honesty; integrity and achievement are to the fore.
  • Establish effective systems and processes to manage and monitor the teams organisational and management requirements.
  • Ensure all players understand their contractual obligations to Bristol Rugby, including sponsors, promotions and community initiatives.
  • Ensure agreed team protocols and standards are lived by all team members through internal controls and reinforced by team management.

You will have:

  • Significant and extensive team management experience at a senior professional level.
  • Comprehensive understanding of the professional rugby environment.
  • Strong skills, knowledge and experience in operational & logistics involved with a professional rugby team.
  • A proactive and engaging manner
  • Gravitas, discretion and the ability to deliver to deadlines
  • A full clean driving license and willingness to travel
  • A desire to win

We will give you:

  • A competitive salary and package
  • Autonomy within a team environment
  • An honest, stable and consistent environment
  • A supportive and progressive culture
  • The opportunity to be part of an incredible journey

If the role appeals to you, please apply with your CV and a covering letter to mtainton@bristolrugby.co.uk.

Closing date for applications is 11th August 2017.

Safeguarding Statement:

Bristol Rugby Club and Academy are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to endorse this commitment.

Equality Statement:

The successful candidate must ensure a positive commitment towards equality and diversity by treating others fairly and not committing any form of direct or indirect discrimination, victimisation or harassment of any description and to promote positive working relationships between all internal and external stakeholders.

We are an equal opportunities employer.

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