Personal Development & Transition Manager
Job Details
Ealing Trailfinders Rugby Club
Vallis Way
W13 0DD
United Kingdom
Job Description

Location: Ealing Trailfinders – Ealing - London

Fixed Term Contract: Full Time – Fixed Term Contract

Salary: TBC


Job Description: 

Encouraging the Professional and Academy squads to prepare for life during and post competitive sport career.

To provide personal, career and transition support for players who are injured, relocating or retiring from full/part-time rugby.

Provide an integrated, multi-disciplinary approach to manage current distractions and develop education, career and lifestyle planning for present and future.

Main areas of support to include educational guidance, career & personal development, organising prospective work placements, building effective Corporate relationships and other support networks. 

To develop appropriate key partnerships and target critical relationships that deliver expert personal and career solutions including education, employers, commercial networks and referral bodies.

Enable the player to develop skills to effectively manage their commitments within sport and non-sport related matters, establishing a balanced approach between their sporting life and life outside of sport.

Proactively working to develop their skills through workshops, training opportunities and 1 to 1 coaching.

To accurately report, monitor, evaluate and review player engagement.



Educated to Degree level or professional equivalence.

Performance Lifestyle or Talented Athlete support Accredited Practitioner desired, although not essential.

Experience of the delivery of a personal development support programme for elite level athletes/players at academy and senior level.

Able to demonstrate a proven record of relationship and partnership building.

Possess knowledge of and skills in career planning, educational systems & processes and assessment techniques.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbally.

The ability to present, negotiate and work using non-judgmental & confidential ethics.

Good I.T. skills, well organised with the ability to work independently and manage their own time.


Please send a CV and covering letter of no more than 300 words to be emailed to Sue Chandler,


We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or disability status