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Performance & Development Programmes Officer

Date Posted
11th December 2017
Rugby Code Types
Jobs with Governing Bodies
Contract Type
Salary Description \ Benefits
£15,000 to £19,000 Per Annum

Job Description

Performance and Development Programmes Officer

Location:  Red Hall, Leeds

Salary: Competitive

Are you a strong COLLABORATOR working in a UNITED way?

Are you AMBITIOUS with a STRONG DESIRE to grow business performance?

Are you ready to join a TRANSFORMING ORGANISATION and take your NEXT STEP?


An exciting opportunity has arisen at the Rugby Football League, the National Governing Body for Rugby League in the UK & Super League (Europe), the elite club competition for the sport in the Northern Hemisphere. We seek to appoint an enthusiastic, motivated and passionate Performance and Development Programmes Officer based at our prestigious offices in Leeds. Working as part of a driven and motivated team, the post holder will be empowered to achieve and develop in an aspirational and values driven Governing Body.

You will provide the lead administration support to the Human Performance section of the department alongside the England Academy and England Youth programmes. You will also provide administrative and operational support to other Performance and Development programmes as appropriate.

You will liaise with Kit and Logistics personnel to ensure departmental equipment is stored, recorded and maintained, ensuring the upkeep of a stock control system. You will provide administration and logistical support related to the departments’ events, programmes, training and tours, from the initial organisation and implementation of programmes to arranging venues and resources.

The successful applicant will have excellent customer service skills, be organised, proactive and a team player with experience of both working in an environment with sensitive information and in programme delivery involving a wide range of events or training programmes. You must have the ability to focus on delivery against strict timelines as well as the experience to co-ordinate and prioritise programmes of work using your own initiative.

It is essential the successful applicant will have a working knowledge of Rugby League, together with a commitment to continual development and a passion for the ongoing development and improvement of the sport as a whole. The applicant must also possess a full driving licence and have experience of working in a similar working environment.

In return for your efforts we offer a competitive salary, a 35-hour week, 23 days holiday, health insurance among other benefits. Appointment may be made subject to a DBS check.

To find out more about us or to apply online please visit our website at or call Reception on 0844 477 7113 (Option 7, Option 2) (Calls to this number will cost 7 pence per minute plus your phone company’s access charge) and ask for Lyndsey Spencer with any enquiries.

Closing date for receipt of applications:   Friday 22nd December 2017

If you are an applicant with disability who meets the essential requirements of the job we will interview you.  We would be pleased to receive applications in alternative formats.

The Rugby Football League welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons
regardless of Age, Sex, Race, Disability, Pregnancy, Marital/ Civil Partnership status, Sexual
orientation, Gender reassignment or Religious background.

The RFL is committed to equality through diversity.

Rugby Football League

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