APPOINTED DIRECTORS 2022
New Zealand Rugby League INC
Rugby league is a sport for all New Zealanders, played from the grassroots level to the international stage. The sport is ‘More Than A Game’; it is part of our country’s social fabric and has a critical role in developing young men and women in our communities.
Through the ‘More Than A Game’ philosophy NZRL aspires to transform lives and community wellbeing through rugby league.
Underpinning this philosophy is ‘The Kiwi Way’ – our organisational ethos representing the culture instilled within all those involved in rugby league.
In 2019, NZRL developed a new strategic blueprint to take it forward to 2025. ‘More Than A Game’ is central to the new strategy.
The Board comprises seven directors; four appointed and three elected. Of the seven, there must be three Rugby League Knowledgeable and four Independent Directors. A Board Appointments Panel, comprising of two independent Sport NZ representatives, an individual nominated from the Zones and a nominee of the NZRL Board, is convening this appointment process.
For more information on the organisation, please visit www.nzrl.co.nz
The Panel is seeking applicants for two Appointed (Independent) Director vacancies. One of the incumbent Appointed Directors is standing again for a second term.
All Board members need to: demonstrate governance knowledge and leadership, apply a future-focused mindset, understand confidentiality, contribute to highly functional board dynamics be able to work collaboratively within a high trust environment and have an understanding and appreciation of Te Tiriti o Waitangi.
The Board is continually seeking to appoint people who bring diversity of thought and perspective to enhance board decision-making. Accordingly, the Board encourages applications from Women, Tangata Whenua, Pasifika, Other ethnicities, Individuals with a disability, the LGBTIQ community and Provincially-based individuals.
Candidates who have the skill sets set out below and who can bring an element of diversity and strategic thinking to the current board mix will be looked upon favourably by the Appointments Panel.
The desirable skill set and experience the Panel is looking for the Appointed Directors are as follows:
Appointed Director (vacancy 1)
Appointed Director (vacancy 2)
Time commitment and term
As a guide, we expect an average time commitment around two days each month per Director. Full day board meetings are held monthly in Auckland or via audio visual.
We anticipate the roles starting immediately after the AGM on 16 July 2022. Terms are four years and directors are eligible for re-appointment for one further term.
Directors fees are set at $12,000 per annum.
All applicants should be available for interview by Zoom on 31 May 2022.
Applications should be emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org please or apply online at www.appointbetterboards.co.nz
The closing date for applications is 5.00pm Friday 6 May 2022.