Other Rugby Vacancies

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

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

GET INVOLVED:  NZR Training and Education Working Group

NZR’s Training and Education team aim is to provide rugby training and education experiences that participants want, when they want it, and how they want it. 

To help achieve this, we are looking for a group of educational leaders to provide expertise and industry experience that will enable the development of a community rugby training and education framework.

While it is advantageous to have some experience in a rugby context, it is critical that we have a diverse group of people passionate about getting stuck in and making a difference for our rugby communities. Across the working group we need a mixture of all aspects of training and education such as, delivery, design, educator training, evaluation, quality assurance, assessment, online learning, blended learning, resource development, learner support, cultural safety, instructional design to be covered.

If you are keen to be involved and think you have value to offer, or would like more details, please check out the terms of reference document. If you would like to express an interest, please complete the Expression of Interest here: Application Form.

Please see terms of reference here.

Please complete all expressions of interest by Tuesday 14th February

For further information contact Brad O’Leary brad.oleary@nzrugby.co.nz

 

 

Club Development Manager (formerly Club Capability Manager)

Reporting to the Club Rugby Manager, this role will lead the club rugby partners who are supporting our clubs (17 senior club and 5 junior only clubs) and working alongside the wider Participation Development team to deliver the Club Rugby strategy to grow Thriving Community Hubs.  You will apply a strategic lens and holistic approach to problem solving and have the ability to pivot your focus depending on priorities.

You will be responsible for leading the team to deliver the Club Capability portfolio while ensuring key sustainability objectives are achieved across all clubs.

The role will involve working across the following areas:

  • Governance – supporting our committees (Council of Delegates, Adult Rugby, and Chairs Forum) while leading the Junior Rugby Committee (JRC) portfolio, with the administration and facilitation of these forums, while also assisting with development of governance within all clubs.
  • Capability – developing and leading the club capability framework that will drive strong sustainable clubs and supporting clubs through the planning and implementation of their annual development plans.
  • Development – growing participation in club rugby while supporting the delivery of our Game Development framework
  • Competitions – supporting the communication of all competition matters to the club network.
  • Connecting Communities – ensuring effective communication with clubs by maintaining a regular relationship/visit cycle and working with clubs to help them connect with their communities.

To be successful in this role you will ideally have:

  • 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 strategic insights and business planning.

 

If you wish to apply for this role, please submit your cover letter and CV to Kaylene kaylene.froggatt@aucklandrugby.co.nz by COB Friday 10th February 2023.

 

Club Rugby Partner

The Club Rugby team works across Auckland’s network of 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

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • 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 wish to apply for this role, please submit your cover letter and CV to Kaylene kaylene.froggatt@aucklandrugby.co.nz by COB Friday 10th February 2023.

 

Game Development Manager

Reporting to the Club Rugby Manager, this role will lead the team who are responsible for leading the ‘Development focus’ within the Participation Development strategy and developing initiatives throughout our community to ensure there are more people growing the game of rugby

This role will be responsible for attracting, retaining, and promoting the growth and development of coaches and players across Auckland Rugby Union.  Leading a Game Development strategy that focuses on development initiatives and activities throughout Auckland Rugby from school and club to high performance.

The role will involve working across the following areas:

  • Game Development – lead the implementation and growth of a new game development strategy, establish an annual game development plan, and review all initiatives
  • Coach Development – review, develop and advance coaching resources to attract, support and develop the capability of all coaches across all levels, including leading the annual coach development planning to facilitate a range of coaching programmes
  • Female Rugby specific development – oversee the development programs for players, coaches, and referees of the female game
  • Player Development – oversee the implementation of a player centered development framework that encapsulates all levels of age and stage development.
  • Amateur Representative Teams – supporting our High-Performance team’s strategy to ensure the Amateur Representative coaches and managers have ongoing development and training opportunities
  • Administration – ownership of the coaches database and communication, to ensure all community coaches are engaged and feel supported with the appropriate resources and relevant information
  • Leadership – leading the Game Development team, and building better external and internal relationships to maximise the skills and experience of Auckland Rugby to benefit our stakeholders

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Qualification in either Sport Development, Game Development, Education, Coaching or Sports Management
  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Understanding of club and school rugby environment along with modern game development practices
  • World Rugby Coaching Education certification or equivalent
  • Excellent communication skills – both written and oral
  • Ability to build and maintain positive relationships with a diverse stakeholder group
  • Solid organisation, presentation and facilitation skills

 

If you wish to apply for this role, please submit your cover letter and CV to Kaylene kaylene.froggatt@aucklandrugby.co.nz by COB Friday 10th February 2023.

 

Game Development Officer

Reporting to the Game Development Manager, you will be responsible for one of two portfolios, being player development or female specific development initiatives.  The Game Development Team are responsible for attracting, retaining, and promoting the growth and development of coaches and players across Auckland Rugby Union.  Leading and developing a Game Development strategy that focuses on development initiatives and activities throughout Auckland Rugby from school and club to high performance.

Specifically, your role will include:

  • Game Development – collaborate with the Game Development team to create & implement a game development strategy; to build an annual plan for all game development initiatives and programmes and provide thought leadership to various governing committees
  • Coach Development – review, develop and progress Auckland Rugby’s coaching resources, collaborate on an annual plan which aligns with national and regional game development plans, facilitate a range of coaching programmes/assessments and working alongside clubs and schools to support game development planning within their local network; identify and nurture talented coaches
  • Player Development – collaborate in the development of a player centered development framework for all levels of age and stage development, collaborate in the development and delivery of all player development programmes and work alongside the wider Participation Development team to deliver junior player development opportunities
  • Female specific development – collaborate in the development of programmes, for players, coaches, and referees, which are specifically designed to assist with the development of the female game along with the innovation and system build of new playing initiatives/opportunities for junior girls, within our club, primary/intermediate and secondary environment
  • Administration – assist with establishing and maintaining Auckland Rugby’s coach’s database ensuring all coaches in the region are registered, promoting all coaching programmes and ensuring all resources are up to date and available.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Qualification in either Sport or Game Development, Coaching, Sports Management, PE or Education along with World Rugby Coaching Education Certification or equivalent
  • 5 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Understanding of modern game development practices
  • Excellent communication skills – both written and oral
  • Ability to build and maintain positive relationships with a diverse stakeholder group
  • Understanding of strategy in a community sport context along with Club & School rugby environment
  • Engaging presentation and facilitation skills

 

If you wish to apply for this role, please submit your cover letter and CV to Kaylene kaylene.froggatt@aucklandrugby.co.nz by COB Friday 10th February 2023

 

Social Media & Content Creator - Hurricanes

Can you confidently call out what’s trending (and what’s tanking) on Insta, TikTok, Facebook and more? Can you craft a social strategy and is your targeting on point? 

Do you have creative flare, and can confidently use a camera and editing tools to produce high quality, consistent content, photographic stills and video to engage our audience on our social media channels? 

The Hurricanes have an exciting opportunity to support the Marketing Team to grow the brand through content creation, storytelling, engagement and scheduling of Social Media channels. 

You will support the marketing team to grow and retain audiences, sell memberships and tickets, increase brand awareness and equity, and raise our Club and player profiles. 

Our ideal candidate has a creative eye and is ready to take the step up into the world of high-performance sport, juggle multiple projects at one time and create awareness for our beloved game, Club and players.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Photographic stills
  • Video and editing
  • Social media strategy

If this sounds like you, apply now! Please include your CV, a cover letter and some of your previous video/creative work. Tell us why you think you'd be a good fit. 

Email apply@hurricanes.co.nz by Friday, 3 February. Please state your salary expectations.

Please find attached the job description here.


Otago Rugby Football Union - Board Members Vacancies

The Otago Rugby Football Union (ORFU) invites applications for appointed Board Members for a three-year term.

The ORFU’s purpose is to grow and foster community rugby throughout Otago and enable local pathways to higher performance.

Three positions will become vacant by way of rotation at the next AGM in March 2023.

The independent appointment panel encourages applicants that: 

  • Have governance and/or leadership experience.
  • Think strategically, and act independently, in the best interests of rugby across all of Otago.
  • Have a passion to advance the interests of rugby in Otago
  • Have sound financial literacy skills and experience

 

Diversity is a key consideration of the panel to ensure that the ORFU Board is inclusive and representative of current and future participants. 

Applicants should demonstrate success as either a Director or Senior Executive.

For more information about the ORFU please visit www.orfu.co.nz, or contact ORFU Board Chair, Peter McCormack, on 021 242 4995.

 

All applications must include a C.V. and a covering letter.  Applications are to be made to the ORFU Chief Executive Officer:

Richard Kinley

Otago Rugby Football Union

PO Box 691,

Dunedin 9054

Or email richard.kinley@orfu.co.nz

 

Applications close 5.00pm Friday 10 February 2023.