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Development Manager

Company UIPM Job Type Full Time
Location Monaco, Monaco Job Reference Development Manager
Salary Closing Date 10/03/2013
Industry Public Sport and Education, Global Events, Clubs, Teams & Venues

Job Details

Union Internationale de Pentathlon Moderne (UIPM) is the governing body for the Olympic sport of Modern Pentathlon. Modern Pentathlon has been on the Olympic Programme since 1912 following the conception by Baron Pierre de Coubertin to include a unique sport reflective of the ancient pentathlon. The five disciplines of Modern Pentathlon are fencing, swimming, equestrian, laser shooting and 3,200m run.

Key Responsibilities
  • To manage, develop and improve existing UIPM Development Programmes such as
       - Certification courses for National Federation Coaches
       - Development competitions such as World School Biathlon, Triathle
         and Tetrathlon
       - Creation of new Modern Pentathlon federations
  • To create best practice manuals for Continental Confederations and National Federations
  • To develop new projects and ideas for UIPM Development
  • To manage Olympic Solidarity and other funding programmes
  • Create an integral an comprehensive marketing and sponsorship plan in coordination with UIPM partners and stakeholders
  • Work with the UIPM Communications Manager to increase media presence and sponsorship at UIPM events
  • To retain existing clients by ensuring they receive excellent customer service and then keep a dialogue open to ensure they are aware of all future opportunities
  • To proactively identify and source new business
  • To work alongside the UIPM EB Member for Marketing to constantly review UIPM’s hospitality product to ensure it is of the highest standards

Skills & Experience Required


  • Educated to University degree level preferably in the fields of sport management
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in the field of sport and event management in major sporting events or organization
  • Any other relevant sport industry experience is an asset
  • Experience in policy development, project management, knowledge transfer,implementation and monitoring of all levels of sport projects
  • A solid knowledge and understanding of the international sports community
  • English is the working languages of the UIPM headquarters. Fluency in oral and written English is a must. Working knowledge of other languages, in particular French is an advantage.
  • Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office) is required, as well as ability to keep abreast of technological developments in the field of business management


  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to set and manage priorities and cope with a demanding workload
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • The ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Problem solving skills
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Willingness to travel and flexibility
  • Enthusiastic and motivational

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Contact person: Karen Myers
Phone: +377 9777 8555