Other Rugby Vacancies

Does your Provincial Union or Super Rugby Club have a vacancy?

Please email jobs@nzrugby.co.nz to list it below.

 

Personal Development Manager - Hurricanes Super Rugby Club

The Hurricanes Super Rugby Club, in partnership with New Zealand Rugby (NZR) and the New Zealand Rugby Players’ Association (NZRPA), are looking for a new Personal Development Manager. This is a full-time, permanent role based in Trentham, Wellington.

This position is part of the NZR/NZRPA Personal Development Programme. The Programme’s focus is to equip, empower and support players in their personal and professional growth.

In this role you will be responsible for coordinating and leading player education and development across the key pillars of the programme. This includes areas such as working alongside players individually to progress their educational qualifications and career prospects outside of rugby, advance their ability to manage their career as a professional rugby player and support them with their wellbeing and personal planning. This could involve you facilitating group learning, coordinating sessions with subject matter experts as well as working with players at an individual level.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • A strength based, relational approach
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Proven time management skills
  • An ability to build and maintain positive relationships
  • Experience in growing people and supporting their development
  • Previous experience working with young people would be advantageous. This could be as a youth worker, social worker, teacher for example.

 

If this sounds like you, please submit your covering letter and CV through the link below. For more information please refer to the attached position description or contact: nikita.hall@nzrpa.co.nz

The ideal candidate must obtain a clear Ministry of Justice Criminal Convictions check and all applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand.

Applications close on Sunday 22 October at 5.00 p.m.  

 

 

Finance Manager - Tasman Rugby Union

FINANCE MANAGER

Looking for an exciting new opportunity? Here it is…

Tasman Rugby is the youngest provincial rugby union in NZ and proud of its efforts to deliver rugby throughout the region.

Your role will provide insightful financial analysis, ensure efficiencies in our financial performance and provide robust annual, quarterly and monthly financial reporting tools to Board standard.

You need to be experienced with preparation of financial statements, and using Xero, spotlight reporting, and experienced in reporting to the Board.

You will be proactive and hold managers with their own budgets to account and drive the finance function within the organisation.

You will identify, challenge and recommend actions to enhance our financial performance, in alignment with our organizational strategic plan.

Driving our financial activities, you will have a part-time resource to assist you with the day to day financial activities of the Union.

The ideal candidate will have:

 - Strong communication skills in a variety of settings.

 - A Self-motivated attitude and be an excellent team player.

 - Experience in financial management.

 - A Chartered Accountancy (CA) qualification.

Applicants should forward their CV and covering letter to the CEO, Tasman Rugby Union, via email: lyndon@tasmanrugby.co.nz

Requests for a Position Description should be directed to the above email address.

Applications close on Tuesday 10 October 2023

 

Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:
  • Have you worked in a role which requires experience with financial analysis and modelling?
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a finance manager?

 

 

Personal Development Manager
Counties Manukau Rugby Football Union

The Counties Manukau Rugby Football Union, in partnership with New Zealand Rugby (NZR) and the New Zealand Rugby Players’ Association (NZRPA), are looking for a new Personal Development Manager.

This is a contract role for 24 months working approximately 24 hours per week (.6FTE) The ideal candidate would be available for a contract commencing November 2023. 

This position is part of the NZR/NZRPA Personal Development Programme. The Programme’s focus is to equip, empower and support players in identifying and navigating their individual pathways to success off the field.

In this role you will be responsible for coordinating and leading opportunities for players to grow and develop off the field. You will support them in their education and development across key areas such as– their career and education goals and aspirations, financial literacy and management, coping with the demands of professional rugby as well as supporting their self-awareness education (including mental health and wellbeing). This could involve you facilitating group learning, engaging with subject matter experts to speak to players, as well as working with players at an individual level.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • An ability to build and maintain positive relationships
  • Have a strength-based, relational approach
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Proven time management skills
  • Experience in leading people or groups
  • Previous experience working with young people would be advantageous. This could be as a youth worker, social worker, teacher for example.

If this sounds like you, please submit your covering letter and CV through the link here. For more information please refer to the attached position description.

Position Description Link (please copy and paste):
https://tinyurl.com/PostionDescription

The ideal candidate must obtain a clear Ministry of Justice Criminal Convictions check and all applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand.

Applications close on Wednesday 10 October at 5.00 p.m.  

 

Club Rugby Partner
Auckland Rugby Union

Auckland Rugby Union has 17 Senior clubs, five Junior clubs with approximately 12,500 players. The Club Rugby team works across the Clubs, to assist in the implementation of each club’s individual strategic plan. In doing so, growing the capability of club’s personnel, systems and processes to consistently deliver on the club strategic objectives.  

Reporting to the Club Development Manager, this role will see you working within your selected clubs and alongside the wider Participation Development team to deliver the Club Rugby strategy to grow “Thriving Community Hubs”, which have both the resources and capability to deliver to their local communities. 

The role will involve working across the following areas:

  • Governance - providing thought leadership and governance support, with input across COD, JRC & AR forums, to grow and develop the game
  • Capability - lead and support clubs through annual development plans (needs-based approach within the areas of Governance & Management, Coach Development, Finances, Marketing and Communication, Environment, Facilities and People)
  • Development - responsible for growing participation in club rugby and overseeing the delivery of club rugby for both Senior & Junior levels across your selected clubs.
  • Competitions - supporting the communication of competition matters to your respective clubs
  • Connecting communities - establish effective communication with clubs by maintaining a regular relationship/visit cycle, including supporting clubs to connect with their communities 

This isn’t your typical Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm role; given we are a sports organisation, weekend work should be expected.  However, we instill a high level of trust and work on flexi-time.

The benefits

All the tools required to get the job done including a vehicle, access to tickets to matches, on-site car parking and being based at Eden Park - the home of NZ's best sporting venue.

Skills and experience

Auckland Rugby is an equal opportunity employer. We know that great minds don’t think alike, and it takes all kinds of minds to make rugby a great sport experience. We welcome applications from all backgrounds.  It doesn't matter if you don't tick all the boxes below!

  • Qualification in either Sport Development, Sport & Recreation, Education or Management
  • 3 years' experience in a similar role
  • Understanding of club and school rugby environment
  • Excellent communication skills – both written and oral
  • Ability to build and maintain positive relationships with a diverse stakeholder group
  • Understanding of incorporated societies basic governance practices is preferred
  • Proven ability to build and maintain relationships with a range of stakeholders 

If you are ready to put in the hard mahi and help us support our Clubs then please email your cover letter and CV to Kaylene Kaylene.froggatt@aucklandrugby.co.nz  by COB Friday 6th October 2023.

 

Independent Board Members
Auckland Rugby Union

Auckland Rugby aspires to create a better Auckland, built by rugby.

The Auckland Rugby Way has four key focus areas which shape how this aspiration is achieved.

  • Innovate and grow the community game.
  • Win and be better supported in high performance.
  • Be inclusive and grow the strongest rugby whanau.
  • Ensure we are around another 100+ years.

How Auckland Rugby operates is important and behaviours are guided by a set of values connected to the four elements within the Auckland Rugby crest.

  • Strive to advance.
  • Put in the hard mahi.
  • Work as a team.
  • Lead by example.

Auckland Rugby invites applications for two Independent Board Member positions.

  • Auckland Rugby’s Rules requires the retirement by rotation of a director at this year’s AGM. The incumbent director is not seeking re-election.
  • The second vacancy follows a director resigning after being appointed to the NZ Rugby Board in April.

A capabilities framework outlines the ideal experience and mix of strengths that are considered most likely to deliver outstanding governance leadership of Auckland Rugby. Ideally each Auckland Rugby Director shall have a particular strength in one or more of the following areas.

  • Community Rugby network experience.
  • High Performance Sport.
  • Governance Experience.
  • Stakeholder Relationship Experience.
  • Business and Commercial Acumen.
  • Accounting and Financial Expertise.
  • Marketing and Communications.
  • People and Culture.

Directors are expected to have a strong background in strategic thinking, to be of sound character, and passionate about rugby. Along with being able to display behavioural competencies aligned to Auckland Rugby’s values.

Auckland Rugby believes rugby is a game for all Aucklanders and is committed to encouraging diversity and inclusivity. This includes the composition of directors having a wide range of backgrounds and expertise. Nominees who add diversity to the Auckland Rugby board will be viewed favorably.

Commitment Required

  • 11 board meetings per year.
  • Sub-committee meetings as required.
  • Term is 4 years.

The position is voluntary; however, Directors do receive membership privileges at Eden Park. 

Closing date for nominations is 5pm, Thursday 5th October 2023.

Note, applicants will require endorsement from a Club, Sub Union, Referees Association or Advisory Committee of the Auckland Rugby Union as required by Rule 7 (viii) of the Rules.

Selected candidates will be required to attend a meeting of the Appointments Committee on a date to be advised in mid-October.

Candidates recommended by the Appointments Committee will be invited to address the November meeting of the Council of Delegates being held on Wednesday 1st November 2023 and will also have an opportunity to address the Annual General Meeting being held on Monday 11th December 2023.

Final confirmation of appointment rests with the nominee gaining a majority of votes at the Annual General Meeting.

For a copy of the nomination form please contact Auckland Rugby.

Telephone: (09) 815 4850 / 027 2404888

Email: Kaylene.Froggatt@aucklandrugby.co.nz

Post: ARU, PO Box 56-152, Auckland