Health and Fitness Development Officer

College of Medicine Sports Complex

REPORTS TO: The General Manager

MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB

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.
PERSON SPECIFICATION

• 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 ungwira@medcol.mw CC gchitunga@medcol.mw.

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