Community Engagement Co-ordinator

Rugby Development

Job Type

Contract: 2 years fixed term



Closing Date

16 Dec 2021


  • Deliver the Union’s goals in ensuring that the player development pathway is actively promoted and supported through collaboration with clubs and schools to drive registration campaigns
  • To support clubs and external organizations in the delivery of rugby products and programmes for boys and girls in Singapore within the school system from primary schools to tertiary institutions
  • Promote seamless transition of player development pathway through integrated relationships between schools / engagement programmes and clubs

Rugby Participation across Schools / Engagement Programmes and Clubs

  • Develop links between senior clubs, junior clubs, schools and coaches
  • Collect participation data and information across schools, clubs and age groups to identify key focus areas for retention and growth.
  • Ensure the delivery of the player and coach registration process.
  • Facilitate relationships and act as the catalyst between clubs and schools / programmes to ensure a seamless transition for players to progress from schools / engagement programmes to club rugby programmes.

Player Development

  • Assist in the development of school and club competitions that will provide inclusive, competitive, safe and enjoyable rugby experiences.
  • On a case by case basis, assist in establishing successful and thriving rugby programmes that cater to the school or club participants’ development.
  • Deliver specific rugby skills sessions.

Coach Development

  • Promote opportunities for school and club coaches’ development.
  • Implement and facilitate the delivery of courses and upskilling sessions
  • Recruit and educate appropriate resource coaches to assist with delivering specific programmes.
  • Align coach development opportunities with existing player development sessions.

Build Relationships with:

  • SRU Rugby Development Commission, Competitions Commission and National Team Coach
  • Domestic School and Tertiary Institution Rugby Committees (MOE, ACSIS, POLITE, SUNIG, etc.)
  • All Domestic Junior & Senior Clubs
  • World Rugby Get Into Rugby (GIR) Program Director



Qualifications & Experience

  • Minimum 1 year experience working in sport development.
  • Excellent IT skills, specifically Microsoft Office and Google Products.
  • An understanding of the clubs and school rugby environment in Singapore.
  • An understanding of the needs of coaches within the community environment.
  • Experience in project and event management

Key Competencies

  • Able to strategise and implement programme towards the long term player development pathway
  • Able to work to serve the best interests of the Union
  • Strong team player
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated and energetic approach

Interested applicants to submit CV’s with relevant certificates to by 16 December 2021