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Regional Pitch Advisor

  • Location: London
  • Organisation: The Institute of Groundsmanship (IOG)
  • Salary: circa £28,000 (allowance: London weighting of £1,000 pa is payable for the post covering the London region)
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 27 April 2019 | Coaching & Sports Development

The Institute of Groundsmanship (IOG) is seeking to recruit a Regional Pitch Advisor to join the existing team in supporting the delivery of the Grounds and Natural Turf Improvement Programme.

The role will encompass liaison with the National Sports Governing Bodies who are co-investors in the Grounds and Natural Turf Improvement Programme along with other stakeholders. The programme is designed to raise standards of sports surfaces and the understanding of sports turf management practices.

The candidate should have excellent interpersonal, communication and IT skills, be well organised and able to demonstrate clear knowledge and understanding of turfcare management with a proven background in sports turf management.  Knowledge of turfcare and the structures of sport, especially the sports of football and cricket would be considered an advantage.

The role will report directly to the Director of the Grounds and Natural Turf Improvement Programme and work closely with the Programme Administrator and Key Account Managers for football and cricket. The programme is supported by the Football Association, the Foundation and England and Wales Cricket Board.

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