Vacancy: Wasps Academy Manager

Wasps are recruiting for the position of Academy Manager. 

Job Title:                   Academy Manager

Location:                  Wasps Training Ground, Coventry Area (to also include travel nationally)

Start Date:               June 2017

Contract:                   Fixed Term Full Time Contract

Salary:                       Competitive

Background:

This is an exciting opportunity to lead the Wasps Academy into the future. The position of Academy Manager is currently vacant and the club is looking to appoint an individual with the appropriate skillset, passion and experience to devise, implement and deliver the strategic plan for the Wasps Academy.

The Wasps Academy forms part of the RFU/PRL Regional Academy network with the primary objective of identifying and developing the next generation of players for Wasps and England, servicing the geographical area of Warwickshire (part), Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire (part).

Wasps have in the last 18 months relocated to the Ricoh Arena, Coventry and are seeking a manager that can cement the clubs Academy within its new boundaries.

Role Summary:

The appointee will lead the operation of the academy, overseeing the personal and athletic development of identified academy athletes, whilst preparing them for a professional club playing career and developing them to challenge for places within England representative sides.

Initially the appointment will be made for a fixed term (negotiable), with good prospects for continuation thereafter. The remuneration package offered will reflect the significance of the role and the capabilities of the successful candidate.

  • To apply, please email your CV with 2 references and a covering letter (no more than 1 side of A4) by email to sam.bruce@wasps.co.uk 
  • The closing date for applications is 10am Monday 27th March
  • Interviews will take place in the week beginning 3rd April
  • Applicants who are not invited for interview will not be contacted
  • Candidates selected for interview will be contacted by email

This appointment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check and a full driving licence.