Two high profile roles within Irish Rugby have been advertised recently, CEO of Connacht Rugby and IRFU Legal Director.
The Chief Executive of Connacht Rugby will play a critical role in leading the branch to develop, foster and promote the game of rugby in line with the strategic goals and the primary responsibilities will be:
• To develop, lead and manage the establishment, implementation and evolution of the long and short-term goals of the Connacht Branch of the IRFU.
• To work with the Professional Game Board and Connacht Branch to manage and develop the game in Connacht at Professional and Domestic levels. This will include all financial and commercial aspects of the business affecting players, contracts, sponsorship, staff management, facilities and relationships with key stakeholders.
The IRFU Legal Director will work closely with the IRFU Chief Executive and Senior Management Team, providing a range of general legal advice and services in relation to the day to day operations of the IRFU in order to ensure legal and regulatory compliance, management of legal risks and good corporate governance.