The Allianz Premier 15s (AP15s) mission is to be the most competitive, progressive and sustainable domestic competition in the world. The new company, consisting of a small team working closely with League Clubs and the Rugby Football Union (RFU), will deliver the strategy, drive growth and lead the way in the development of professional women’s club rugby.

Reporting to the CEO, the role will be responsible for developing the AP15s company strategy and project management and supporting in the evaluation and delivery of new and existing activities as part of the long-term growth of AP15s.


  • Overall project management of AP15s, supporting the CEO, Board and other staff as required.
  1. Work collaboratively across departments to set priorities, goals, manage project plans and implement strategic initiatives, prioritising resources required and enabling continuous improvement.
  • Strategic lead on identified projects; turning strategic opportunities into executable plans and managing new initiatives from conception to execution. These projects to include but not limited to:
  1. Remuneration Cap
  2. New Company implementation
  3. 2025 World Cup ready.
  • Implement and manage the Shared Services Agreement between AP15s and RFU, acting as a conduit between the two organisations. Ensuring that the SSA is being delivered in accordance with all agreements and reviewed and updated as required.
  • Lead and prepare meetings as required, including the company Steering Group committee.
  • Support the CEO with company wide budget and forecasting.
  • Act as an ambassador for and always promote the best interests of Allianz Premier 15s, including the promotion of the Core Values of the company.
  • Undertake such other duties as may be required from time to time as are consistent with the responsibilities of the post and the needs of Allianz Premier 15s.

Qualifications, skills & experience:

  • A good understanding of all aspects of women’s professional sport.
  • A problem solver and a strategic thinker; independent and self-sufficient
  • Highly numerate
  • Excellent project management skills and able to manage different projects at the same time.
  • Multi-tasking, ability to adapt to change and operate in uncertainty – managing a variety of projects and timelines with limited supervision
  • Ability to influence and build consensus at senior level within the rugby/professional sport landscape.
  • Comfortable with difficult conversations and ability to articulate strategy/messaging to deliver on the vision, mission, and objectives of AP15s.
  • Clear strategic thinking and planning ability.

Additional Information:

  • All role holders must maintain an appropriate standard of confidentiality. Any disclosures of confidential information (including personal information kept on computers or other media) made unlawfully outside the proper course of duty will be treated as a serious disciplinary offence.
  • Personal circumstances must allow the candidate to work extended hours on occasion during times of peak activity including evenings and weekends.
  • The role description, person specification, role grade and role title may be subject to change at the discretion of and in accordance with business developments. Any changes will be communicated to the role holder as appropriate.

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