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England U16 Midlands Divisional Delivery Team Honorary Chairman of Selectors


Honorary Position

Start Date

Job Description

Following the retirement of the current post holder, the Midlands U16s Delivery Team is seeking to appoint an Honorary Chairman of Selectors to coordinate and organise the player assessment programme leading to the formation of a Midlands Divisional U16 Squad from talented players within the Community Game.

The Chairman will lead a team of Midlands U16s Divisional Selectors to provide a uniform player assessment and ensure that a grading system is in place for inter-county matches. He/she will work in conjunction with the coaching team and team manager to facilitate the selection of players in an objective manner in accordance with the RFU National & Divisional Selection/Assessment Handbook.

The applicant should have significant experience of coaching or selecting U16 or U18 players at CB and Divisional levels and demonstrate a sound understanding of talent identification and selection systems.

The successful candidate will be an RFU Accredited Selector and hold a minimum RFU Level 2 coaching qualification or its equivalent. They will demonstrate the organisational and management skills commensurate with such a position, combined with tact and diplomacy.

Applications in writing together with a rugby CV should be sent by email to

Closing date for applications is April 12, 2013.
Interviews will be held approximately 2-3 weeks from this date.

For further information, and an informal discussion please contact Bee Bannister by email:

The RFU operates a policy of equal opportunity. To help us monitor this, if applying by CV, please complete our monitoring form and attach it with your application. The form can be downloaded from the Careers and Vacancies section of our website, The information you provide will only be used for monitoring purposes.

Application Deadline

12 April 2013

Closing Date

12 April 2013