Health and Fitness Development Officer

College of Medicine Sports Complex

REPORTS TO: The General Manager


To develop, deliver and promote activities, facilities and services to engage members, staff and the local community in exercise and healthy living activities.

Key Tasks:

• To develop use of the sports facilities through provision of activities, services and increased adherence to exercise.
• To actively promote the health benefits of exercise and active lifestyle with a specific emphasis on meeting membership targets.
• To facilitate the introduction of an accessible programme of activities and services for Sports Complex members, with the aim of significantly increasing participation.
• To co-ordinate a programme of education and awareness in order to fuel intrinsic motivation for exercise or use of the Sports Complex facilities and services.

• Qualifications and Experience Degree in Sports Science Studies, Sports Development or equivalent. 3-5 years of relevant experience with a reputable Sports Center of international standards is required.

Knowledge and skills

• Ability to network with community groups.
• Interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
• Excellent organizational skills.
• Knowledge of Health and Safety issues in exercise, sport and recreation.

Application Method

Applications with detailed CV and copies of certificates should be addressed to:

The General Manager, College of Medicine Sports Complex, P o Box 30184, Chichiri, Blantyre 3 or CC

Only shortlisted applicants will be acknowledged. Closing date for receipt of applications is 22 February 2019.