Rugby World Cup 2023 – Project Manager


  • Start Date: 03 January 2022
  • End Date: 29 December 2023
  • Location: Based in Boulogne-Billancourt, 92100 France
  • Line Manager: Project Director

Duties & Responsibilities

 The Project Manager supports the RWC2023 Project Director in their overall tasks, being particularly responsible for: 

  • Delivering a complex project within scope, budget and deadlines 
  • Ensuring that the project moves forward by organising the delivery, rather than executing the delivery:
    • Establishing and managing the planning of the overall project (rather than detailed department planning), in collaboration with all areas of project delivery 
    • Ensuring a transversal viewpoint, processes and organisation of the project 
    • Ensuring that overall project plans and means are consistent and in line with project objectives 
  • Ensuring the decision making process (Day to Day / Project plans & means/risks) is clear to all staff and that the correct procedures are followed 
  • Managing Project Management Tools (collaborative planning, Reporting tool, Ops Guidelines distribution tool, etc.) 
  • Managing project deliverables to World Rugby (GAP, WBMs content, Debrief, Final Report, etc.) 
  • Facilitating internal project communication & transversal coordination 
  • Working in close collaboration with the HBS PMO to establish project management processes & tools, and management monitoring methodologies 


To be successful in this role, you will need to : 

  • Have a good transversal knowledge and understanding of Host Broadcast/Broadcast Operations, along with an interest in project management systems and tools 
  • Have previous experience in a multicultural business environment, preferably in international sports events 
  • Be proactive, highly organised and comfortable with multitasking, working under tight deadlines/pressure 
  • Be outcome-oriented, with excellent attention to detail and commitment to quality 
  • Be able to work effectively, both autonomously and as part of a team 
  • Be flexible and adapt to changing priorities and demands
  • Have good interpersonal skills 
  • Have an analytical mind 
  • Have leadership skills 
  • Be MS proficient 
  • Be fluent in French (spoken & written) 
  • Be fluent in English (spoken & written) 


This Job Description is a true reflection of the expected responsibilities for this position at the time of writing, but it is not an exclusive list of the tasks to be undertaken as they may evolve over time. The Project Manager may be required to deliver some project management sub-projects. 

How to Apply


  • Please apply to find out more. We consider every application and will respond as soon as possible. We are committed to equal opportunities.
  • Please send your resume by email to the HBS HR Department: