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HEAD COACH – FIJIAN SCHOOL BOYS U18 NATIONAL TEAM

Job Summary

The Fiji Rugby Union is seeking to appoint the Head Coach of the Fijian Under 18 National School Boys team.

The National School Boys Team have been officially invited through the Fiji Rugby Union to play against the New Zealand Maori School Boys, Australian School Boys, New Zealand School Boys and the New Zealand Barbarians School Boys from the 22nd of September 2019 to 4th October 2019.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

As the Head Coach of the Fiji National Under 18 Team you will:

  • Provide overall leadership of the team, and guide it to success
  • Develop & implement game plans to field performance
  • Develop tactical and technical playing strategies, as well as review and analyse team performance
  • Monitor and assess player performances to assist in team selection (as per the National Selection Guidelines) Recommend individual players that can become a part of our elite national teams’ representation
  • Recommend individual players that can become a part of our elite national teams’ representation
  • Ensuring alignment with the Flying Fijians technical/tactical priorities and associated playing style and structure as set by the Flying Fijians Head Coach.
  • Working in partnership with the High Performance program, including Test Coach, Elite Player Pathway Manager and General Manager – Rugby.

Requirements and Qualifications Experience

  • Proven coaching experience and expertise at provincial level or higher
  • A strong understanding of High Performance & Rugby environments.
  • Ability to use holistic player development methods that consider each player’s welfare needs
  • Ability to create a safe, inclusive environment for all players and staff
  • Outstanding leadership and communication skills
  • Ability to use performance analysis software and apply it in competition.
  • A track record of developing rugby athletes, as well as the capability of those who work with you.
  • Please note that the successful candidate MUST be:
  • Willing to work harmoniously as a member of and within the FRU High Performance Unit.
  • Willing to undertake a police background check and provide 2 community references.
  • Prepared to honor Rugby’s values, in particular Respect for cultural, gender, ethnic and sexual diversity.
  • Minimum of World Rugby Level 2 Coaching Accreditation
  • Minimum of 2-3 years provincial coaching experience in Fiji or overseas
  • A valid Fijian Passport with 6 months’ expiry
  • The ability and willingness to travel both domestically & internationally
  • Fiji based & reports to the General Manager – Rugby

Applications for this position should include three referees and a current resume with an outline of your proven experience to carry out the role and how you meet the criteria mentioned above. The job description for this position can be obtained from http://www.fijirugby.com/. All applications will be treated with strict confidence and should be received by Saturday, 3rd of August 2019 with subject as job title

Posted to:

The Human Resource Officer
Fiji Rugby Union
35 Gordon Street
Suva

or

Email hr@fijirugby.net

Fiji Rugby Union thanks all applicants for your interest; please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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