WANTED: Wales Women’s Programme Co-ordinator

Wales Women's RugbyJob Description

Job Title: Women’s Programme Co-ordinator
Salary: Band 4 (circa £26,500)
Location: WRU Centre of Excellence, Hensol
Hours of work: 35 hours per week
Responsible to: National Women’s Rugby Manager
Contractual Status:

  • Permanent, Full Time
  • Subject to 6 month probationary period

Role Summary

To be responsible for the coherent running of all activities supporting the Women’s
squad. This will include:

  • player welfare and discipline
  • work with the management team to ensure a high performance culture and environment exists and is embedded
  • squad travel and all logistics
  • squad kit
  • squad communication and records
  • Communications with WRU Communications team and other media links
  • Match and competition reports

Key Relationships

  • National Women’s Head Coach
  • Womens Physio & S&C Leads
  • WRU Logistics & Compliance
  • Women’s Regional Coordinators
  • Regional Team Managers

Key Responsibilities, Tasks and Activities

  • To provide managerial leadership for the squad
  • All General administration duties to ensure all squads are high performing and organised
  • Coordinate all off field duties with competition and training
  • Work within the approved budget
  • Provide the best communication required to the squad and management in the most effective ways possible
  • Support Talent ID opportunities including the Regional programmes
  • Work to enhance the culture as agreed and directed by NMWR
  • Brief and enforce standards to players on codes of conduct, expectations on and off the pitch
  • With the Head Coach produce match reports and end of season reports as required
  • Provide regular communications to the WRU Communications team about the women’s programme and ensure profile is maximised
  • Manage player appearances and requests from media
  • Manage player expenses
  • Match days ensure all logistics are covered, liaise with match officials where
  • Coordinate squad and management meetings
  • Coordinate additional support services e.g WRPA, Sports Chaplaincy
  • Create strong relationships with the regional teams and where possible club coaches to support players at all times
  • Arrange regional fixtures and all associated logistics required including team announcements, and post-match reports/press releases ensuring consistency and high standards
  • Any other duties as directed
  • Carry out duties to help support the WRU/PS mission statement in line with the WRU Group values

Continued Professional Development

The WRU are committed to providing CPD for the successful candidate. We expect the successful candidate to undertake available training courses and research to enhance personal knowledge, skills and experience.


  • Strong interpersonal skills and relationship management
  • Management experience within a sports environment
  • Logistical and forward planning abilities
  • Working and decision making under pressure

Skills & Qualifications

  • Excellent IT Skills, specifically Microsoft Word, Excel & PowerPoint
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential

WRU Group Values

  • Excellence
  • Integrity
  • Success
  • Courage
  • Family
  • Humour

A copy of the WRU Group Values Document is available upon appointment to the


  • Valid UK driving licence is required
  • This role is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure check
  • An understanding and commitment to equal opportunities in employment and sport
  • All employees must work in accordance with the Sustainable Development polices of the group
  • An understanding of individual responsibility in complying with the Health and Safety policies and arrangements

Applications must be made in writing. A covering letter and CV should be sent to hr@wru.wales. Please include your name and the job title of the role you are applying for in the subject of your e-mail.

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