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Vacancy: Munster Academy S&C Lead

27th February 2015 By Munster Rugby

Munster Rugby is currently accepting applications for the role of Academy S&C Lead.

Munster Rugby is currently accepting applications for the role of Academy S&C Lead.

The Academy S & C Lead will coordinate and deliver strength and conditioning support for the Munster Academy and Sub Academy. They will coordinate and deliver fitness testing according to the IRFU test protocols and timetable for the Munster Academy and Sub Academy and will contribute to the overall performance of the Munster Fitness department across all levels of delivery. This role will be based in Limerick, however, the successful candidate may be required to travel regularly both within Ireland and abroad.

This is a 2 year fixed term position and the successful candidate will have:


  • Recognised degree or Higher National Diploma in Physical Education, Human Movement or Sports Science.
  • A recognised Professional certification strength and conditioning.
  • A minimum of 3 years full-time experience in professional rugby environment.
  • A verifiable record of programme design and delivery of physical development programmes for adolescent and adult rugby players.
  • An understanding of training science and data management as these pertain to current strength and conditioning practices in high performance sport.
  • Practical coaching experience across all the elements of high performance strength and conditioning.
  • Effective time management and the proven ability to work independently.
  • The ability to work within a team and coordinate both full-time and part-time Strength and Conditioning colleagues.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Excellent Computer literacy skills.
  • Eligibility to work within the EU is essential

Please click here for the full job description for this post.

To apply for this position, please forward a covering letter and your Curriculum Vitae, either by email to recruitment@munsterrugby.ie or post to Claire Cooke, HR Manager, Munster Rugby, Irish Independent Park, Tramore Road, Cork. The cover letter should state clearly how you meet the qualifications and experience required.

Closing date for applications is close of business on 13th March 2015.

Please note interviews will be held w/c 23rd March and all successful candidates will be notified and requested to attend for interview by Friday 20th March.

Munster Rugby is an equal opportunities employer.


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