Position:           Appointed Director, Rugby League Northland Zone of NZRL

Location:          Te Tai Tokerau | Tamaki Makaurau

Kō wai mātou |About us

Rugby League is ‘more than a game’, it is part of our nation’s social fabric and has a critical role in developing rangatahi in our communities. Through the ‘more than a game’ philosophy we aspire to transform lives and community wellbeing through rugby league.

Rugby League Northland Zone (RLN) is an Incorporated Society responsible for the sport in the Northland area. It is responsible for club competitions, representative teams and ensuring coaches, managers, trainers, refs and volunteers are supported.

RLN supports local and representative competitions, premier and junior teams, and clubs within the Northland area. RLN also works with schools in the region delivering ‘Leadership through League’, ‘Adam Blair’, ‘Kiwi Tag’, ‘Lightning League (Girls only)’, ‘League 9’s’ and ‘League Festivals’ in primary, intermediate and secondary schools.

RLN are seeking to appoint one director due to a retirement, which will see the board at seven members. A succession plan for the Chair is also in play.

RLN has in place a Community Manager and supporting roles including a Development Manager, a Development Officer and a Competition, Communication and Administration Manager. The supporting roles report to the Community Manager.

 

Hei whakahere | What we offer

 

Appointment term: the term is four years with the possibility of reappointment, subject to effective performance and rotation, up to a maximum of two further terms.

 

Location: to ensure regional connection it is desirable for the director to live in the north or the Auckland area or have a meaningful connection.

 

Commitment: Board meetings are held monthly except January, starting at 5.30pm. Virtual meetings, AGM and events supporting the development of the sport in the region are expected.

 

The role is voluntary but could be a pathway to the national board or other governance opportunities.

 

It is important the successful candidate has the time available to undertake the role effectively, taking note of the director’s duty to act with due care, diligence, and skill in the best interests of RLN.

 

He korero mōu | About you

 

We are looking for:

  1. Strong community development links and networks
  2. Can provide an example or examples of community development outcomes they have led
  3. Desire to build the sport in the region
  4. Governance experience (in a sports or voluntary organisation desirable but not preferable)
  5. Financial focus within a modest budget
  6. Strategic and innovative thinker
  7. Diversity and inclusion is a focus
  8. Understanding and appreciation of Te Tiriti o Waitangi

 

RLN would be shortlisting for interviews in early July.

 

To apply for this role please do so at www.appointbetterboards.co.nz:

For further information call Jane Moore at New Zealand Rugby League on 021 022 42717

 

Applications close Friday 24 June 2022.

 

Position Brief
APPOINTED DIRECTORS 2022
New Zealand Rugby League INC      

Background

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.

  • We are diverse, we call New Zealand home and we are all Kiwis.
  • We are inclusive, respectful and humble
  • We are responsible
  • We are innovative and courageous
  • We are family first
  • We live and play The Kiwi Way every day.

In 2019, NZRL developed a new strategic blueprint to take it forward to 2025.  ‘More Than A Game’ is central to the new strategy.

Our Goals

  • Rugby league enjoyed by more people
  • A financially sustainable NZ Game
  • Women’s game thriving and enhanced opportunities for women in the game
  • Kiwis and Kiwi Ferns inspirational & aspirational
  • NZRL to be a model modern sports organisation.

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

Positions

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)

  • Experienced Director, ideally with commercial board exposure
  • Qualified Chartered Accountant
  • Financial acumen with an enquiring mind
  • Past Experience in Audit and Risk, ideally as a Chair of an Audit and Risk Committee

Appointed Director (vacancy 2)

  • Experienced Director, ideally with commercial board exposure
  • Experience in strategic planning and business transformation
  • Connections to business and philanthropic networks

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.

Remuneration
Directors fees are set at $12,000 per annum.

Interviews

All applicants should be available for interview by Zoom on 31 May 2022.

To Apply
Applications should be emailed to: [email protected] please or apply online at www.appointbetterboards.co.nz

The closing date for applications is 5.00pm Friday 6 May 2022.

Do you have a vision for the future; are you able to lead a champion culture for the Rugby League Community in Northland?

The future for Rugby League in Northland is exciting with a solid foundation in place; the position of Rugby League Northland (RLN) Community Manager has become available, can you deliver?

RLN COMMUNITY MANAGER:

RLN was created in 2010, as one of seven Zones formed as part of the restructure of the domestic game in New Zealand.

Accountable to the Zone Board, the CM will plan, deliver, and implement innovative initiatives that support the overall strategic direction of Rugby League Northland. The CM will also work closely with NZRL and their national strategy.

To provide the level of leadership necessary to be successful in this role, the Community Manager will possess the following attributes:

  • An appreciation of the strategic issues facing sport and the potential for Rugby League to add value to the communities the game serves.
  • The ability to build and maintain positive working relationships with diverse stakeholder groups including core membership, commercial partners and the wider community.
  • A commitment to continuous improvement and an organisational culture where accountability to stakeholders is measured by achievement of clearly defined outcomes.
  • Sound working knowledge of financial reporting and performance management processes in order to provide competent management of Zone operations.
  • Able to maximise revenue generation opportunities via understanding of the sponsorship and/or funding sectors (marketing experience would be an advantage).
  • A strong work ethic and willingness to ‘roll your sleeves up’ to get the job done with limited resources.

This will be a ‘hands on’ role with the primary objective of developing the game within the Zone. Experience and proven performance as a senior manager will be complimented by a management style that reflects RLN’s core values of:

  • Tuakiritanga – Identity
  • Kotahitanga – Unity
  • Rangatiratanga – Leadership
  • Manakitanga – Responsibility of hosting, caring, sharing and giving of our best.

A full job description is available at www.northernswords.co.nz

Please forward your application with a support cover letter to [email protected] or alternatively you can apply on seek here.

Applications close Friday 23rd April 2022

CHIEF EXECUTIVE ROLE

1. Career Development Opportunity
2. Provide Strategic, Direction and Oversight
3. Leadership to Commercial and Community Stakeholders

Canterbury Rugby League (CRL) has built a strong and loyal following across the region over the past 110 years. The Canterbury wide grassroots Clubs are etched into the community that makes up this province’s rich sporting history. Our Game, our Community, our Future is the mantra for the local game, playing an important role influencing positive change and community resilience by using sport as a vehicle.

This is an exciting time for CRL, with a purpose-built home and the opportunity exists for a leader to leverage these opportunities enabling CRL to become an even stronger contributor to the growth of the sport locally and nationally.

Reporting to the Board Chair, you will be a strategic and commercially astute leader, taking overall responsibility for all activities of CRL, in line with its strategic, community and financial goals. You will engage with all current and potential stakeholders, translating ideas and innovation into action, further developing the public profile and long-term growth of CRL.

Understanding the dynamics of sport and a relevant tertiary qualification are highly desirable, however, superior communication skills with a track record of fostering stakeholder engagement with the ability to relate at all levels of the community will be essential.

To provide the level of leadership necessary to be successful in this role, the Chief Executive will possess the following attributes;
• An appreciation of the strategic issues facing sport and the potential for Rugby League to add value to the communities the game serves.• The ability to build and maintain positive working relationships with diverse stakeholder groups including core membership, commercial partners and the wider community.
• A commitment to continuous improvement and an organisational culture where accountability to stakeholders is measured by achievement of clearly defined outcomes.
• Sound working knowledge of financial reporting and performance management processes in order to provide competent management of local football operations.
• Able to maximise revenue generation opportunities via understanding of the sponsorship and/or funding sectors (marketing experience would be an advantage).
• A strong work ethic and willingness to ‘roll your sleeves up’ to get the job done with limited resources.
If you possess the qualities, passion and drive required to lead the CRL in its path forward and want to make the most of this significant and exciting opportunity please apply online.

A Position Description for the role is available on request to [email protected]

Applications close Monday 14th of March 2022.

Do you have a vision for the future; are you able to lead a champion culture for the Rugby League Community in Northland?

The future for Rugby League in Northland is exciting with a solid foundation in place; the position of Rugby League Northland (RLN) Community Manager has become available, can you deliver?

RLN COMMUNITY MANAGER:

RLN was created in 2010, as one of seven Zones formed as part of the restructure of the domestic game in New Zealand. 

Accountable to the Zone Board, the CM will plan, deliver, and implement innovative initiatives that support the overall strategic direction of Rugby League Northland.  The CM will also work closely with NZRL and their national strategy.

To provide the level of leadership necessary to be successful in this role, the Community Manager will possess the following attributes:

  • An appreciation of the strategic issues facing sport and the potential for Rugby League to add value to the communities the game serves.
  • The ability to build and maintain positive working relationships with diverse stakeholder groups including core membership, commercial partners and the wider community.
  • A commitment to continuous improvement and an organisational culture where accountability to stakeholders is measured by achievement of clearly defined outcomes.
  • Sound working knowledge of financial reporting and performance management processes in order to provide competent management of Zone operations.
  • Able to maximise revenue generation opportunities via understanding of the sponsorship and/or funding sectors (marketing experience would be an advantage).
  • A strong work ethic and willingness to ‘roll your sleeves up’ to get the job done with limited resources.

This will be a ‘hands on’ role with the primary objective of developing the game within the Zone. Experience and proven performance as a senior manager will be complimented by a management style that reflects RLN’s core values of:

  • Tuakiritanga – Identity
  • Kotahitanga – Unity
  • Rangatiratanga – Leadership
  • Manakitanga – Responsibility of hosting, caring, sharing and giving of our best.

More than just a game

A full job description is available at www.northernswords.co.nz

Please forward your application with a supporting cover letter to; [email protected] or alternatively you can apply on seek here.

Applications close Friday 24th December 2021

JOB TITLE: NZRL Resident Secondary School Girls & 18’s Resident Girls School Manager      

HOURS OF WORK: This is a voluntary role that requires a commitment of some weekend work and a camp for the campaign.

APPOINTMENT TERM: One (1) year plus an additional one (1) year pending campaign review. 

REPORT TO: Kiws & National Teams Manager and the Head Coach

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New Zealand Rugby League:

Rugby league has played a significant part in New Zealand sport for over 100 years. Formed in 1910, New Zealand Rugby League (NZRL) is the governing body for the sport of rugby league in New Zealand. With a commitment to growing the female game, providing positive experiences and opportunities for female youth players to participate in rugby league. The New Zealand Secondary Schools and New Zealand Resident 18’s Girls representative teams contribute to the female pathway, which leads to and includes the NRLW and NZRL Kiwi Ferns.

The successful candidate will be appointed in the dual role of NZRL Secondary School Girls and NZ Resident 18s Girls team Head Coach.

New Zealand Rugby League goals:

•           Rugby league enjoyed by more people

•           A financially sustainable NZ Game

•           Women’s game thriving and enhanced opportunities for women in the game

•           Kiwis and Kiwi Ferns inspirational & aspirational

•           NZRL to be a model modern sports organisation

Through our “More Than A Game” philosophy, NZRL aspires to transform lives and community wellbeing through Rugby League.

Underpinning this philosophy is The Kiwi Way. 

We are diverse, we call New Zealand home and therefore, we are all Kiwis.

We are inclusive, respectful and humble

We are responsible

We are innovative and courageous

We are family first

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

The Team Manager will be the key person responsible for liaising between the team and the NZRL. As part of the management team, you will be a role model for the players and other management staff members. There is an expectation that all management staff will adhere to the NZRL Kiwi Way philosophy.

KEY INFORMATION & DATES:

  • The NZ Secondary School Girls team will be selected from the NZRL Secondary School Girls Trial (from schools that officially registered for the NZRL National Secondary Schools).
  • The NZRL Secondary School Girls will play the Auckland Rugby League Region of Origin Girls 18s team.
  • The NZRL Resident 18s Girls team will be selected from the NZ Secondary School Girls and Auckland Rugby League Region of Origin Girls 18s game.
  • The NZ Resident 18s Girls will play the NZMRL Kotiro 18s.

Team Selection dates

2nd – 3rd October 2021 – Auckland

Campaign dates:

Date & Venue TBC  (NZ Secondary School Girls Vs Auckland Region of Origin Girls)

Wednesday 20th – Sunday 24th October 2021 (NZ Resident 18s Girls Vs NZMRL Kotiro 18s)

Key Responsibilities:

  • Key logistical contact for the team with the NZRL Football/High-Performance and Coaching and Development team
  • Maintain a current list of players in the squad along with appropriate contact details and health/emergency information
  • Manage all travel, accommodation, apparel and meal requirements for the team as per team/campaign guidelines
  • Account for and manage all campaign financial matters and in line with respective budgets
  • Assist team management in any reasonable manner to ensure the smooth operation of the team/campaign and match day
  • In line with the “Kiwi Way” philosophy, ensure the appropriate professionalism, high standards and ethics expected of an NZRL representative team is understood and adhered to across all team members (staff and players) at all times.
  • Where appropriate, receive and return team equipment and uniforms to NZRL after the campaign
  • Co-ordinate the team photo with the designated photographer providing full names spelt correctly

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Holds a current and valid NZRL Level 1 or Kiwi League Foundation Manager’s certificate
  • Experience in managing women or girls is preferable but not necessary
  • NZRL Zone 17s or Premier club level experience preferred
  • A minimum of 3 years experience in a relevant role
  • The ability to plan and prioritise their own tasks and activities
  • Strong communication and organisation skills
  • Leadership and diplomacy skills

Planning and Reporting:

  • Assessment of the suitability of suppliers used for Team needs in terms of cost versus quality
  • Complete a campaign report in NZRL prescribed format within the agreed deadline

Personal Attributes:

  • Shows initiative and determination to finish all duties and specified tasks
  • Highly motivated and determined to achieve any given task and/or challenges that may be faced
  • Flexible and understanding of different cultures and backgrounds when dealing with people
  • Have a ‘can do attitude to all tasks and challenges
  • Be honest in all dealings

Application Process:

To register interest for the above position, please email your team management C.V and a Cover Letter to the Kiwis & National Teams Manager (Nadene Conlon) [email protected] no later than EOB Thursday 16th Septemebr 2021. (The successful coaching staff will be required to undergo the NZRL Police Vetting protocols).

POSITION DESCRIPTION

JOB TITLE: NZRL Resident Secondary School Girls & 18’s Resident Girls School Trainer


HOURS OF WORK:
This is a voluntary role that requires a commitment of some weekend work and a camp for the campaign.

APPOINTMENT TERM: One (1) year plus an additional one (1) year pending campaign review. 

REPORT TO: General Manager of Football & High Performance, National Coaching & Development Manager and Head Coach

New Zealand Rugby League:

Rugby league has played a significant part in New Zealand sport for over 100 years. Formed in 1910, New Zealand Rugby League (NZRL) is the governing body for the sport of rugby league in New Zealand. With a commitment to growing the female game, providing positive experiences and opportunities for female youth players to participate in rugby league. The New Zealand Secondary Schools and New Zealand Resident 18’s Girls representative teams contribute to the female pathway, which leads to and includes the NRLW and NZRL Kiwi Ferns.

The successful candidate will be appointed in the dual role of NZRL Secondary School Girls and NZ Resident 18s Girls team Head Coach.

New Zealand Rugby League goals:

•           Rugby league enjoyed by more people

•           A financially sustainable NZ Game

•           Women’s game thriving and enhanced opportunities for women in the game

•           Kiwis and Kiwi Ferns inspirational & aspirational

•           NZRL to be a model modern sports organisation

Through our “More Than A Game” philosophy, NZRL aspires to transform lives and community wellbeing through Rugby League.

Underpinning this philosophy is The Kiwi Way. 

We are diverse, we call New Zealand home, and therefore we are all Kiwis.

We are inclusive, respectful and humble

We are responsible

We are innovative and courageous

We are family first

We live and play The Kiwi Way every day

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

The trainer is required to facilitate sessions in a manner that minimises the risk of injury and promotes athlete wellbeing. They will also work closely with the coaching staff to ensure that training sessions are co-designed to meet the desired outcomes. The trainer must also mentor the players in nutrition, training, prehab, rehab, and general lifestyle decisions that meet the NZRL gold standard.

KEY INFORMATION & DATES:

  • The NZ Secondary School Girls team will be selected from the NZRL Secondary School Girls Trial (from schools that officially registered for the NZRL National Secondary Schools).
  • The NZRL Secondary School Girls will play the Auckland Rugby League Region of Origin Girls 18s team.
  • The NZRL Resident 18s Girls team will be selected from the NZ Secondary School Girls and Auckland Rugby League Region of Origin Girls 18s game.
  • The NZ Resident 18s Girls will play the NZMRL Kotiro 18s.

Team Selection dates

2nd – 3rd October – Auckland

Campaign dates:

Date & Venue TBC (NZ Secondary School Girls Vs Auckland Region of Origin Girls)

Wednesday 20th – Sunday 24th October 2021 (NZ Resident 18s Girls Vs NZMRL Kotiro 18s)

Application process: To register your interest in the above position, please email your Coaching C.V and Cover Letter to the National Coaching and Development Manager (Dan Keepa) [email protected] no later than EOB Thursday 16th September 2021. (All successful coaching staff will be required to undergo the NZRL Police Vetting protocols)

POSITION DESCRIPTION

JOB TITLE: NZRL Resident Secondary School Girls & 18’s Resident Girls School Head Coach

HOURS OF WORK: This is a voluntary role that requires a commitment of some weekend work and a camp for each campaign.

APPOINTMENT TERM: One (1) year plus an additional one (1) year pending campaign review. 

REPORT TO: General Manager of Football & High Performance, National Coaching & Development Manager.

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New Zealand Rugby League:

Rugby league has played a significant part in New Zealand sport for over 100 years. Formed in 1910, New Zealand Rugby League (NZRL) is the governing body for the sport of rugby league in New Zealand. With a commitment to growing the female game, providing positive experiences and opportunities for female youth players to participate in rugby league. The New Zealand Secondary Schools and New Zealand Resident 18’s Girls representative teams contribute to the female pathway, which leads to and includes the NRLW and NZRL Kiwi Ferns.

The successful candidate will be appointed in the dual role of NZRL Secondary School Girls and NZ Resident 18s Girls team Head Coach.

New Zealand Rugby League goals:

•           Rugby league enjoyed by more people

•           A financially sustainable NZ Game

•           Women’s game thriving and enhanced opportunities for women in the game

•           Kiwis and Kiwi Ferns inspirational & aspirational

•           NZRL to be a model modern sports organisation

Through our “More Than A Game” philosophy, NZRL aspires to transform lives and community wellbeing through Rugby League.

Underpinning this philosophy is The Kiwi Way. 

We are diverse, we call New Zealand home and therefore, we are all Kiwis.

We are inclusive, respectful and humble

We are responsible

We are innovative and courageous

We are family first

We live and play The Kiwi Way every day

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

An NZRL coach will play an integral part in helping players forge a pathway to discover their true greatness. It is essential to understand that all NZRL coaches have the opportunity to enhance the way a player thinks, acts and feels about the game by providing a positive NZRL experience both on and off the field.

The Coach will prepare individuals and the team for their best possible performance for the duration of their campaign. To be successful in this role, the head coach must perform all requirements in this job description to a high standard. The coach has a significant impact on player development,  welfare, motivation and the overall playing performance of the team. Ensuring that the pride and integrity of the jersey are upheld through the team’s day to day activities will also be part of the coaches ongoing responsibilities. The Coach will demonstrate the ability to lead and manage individuals and staff effectively while meeting the desired outcomes in this job description. It is important to remember that this age group are making the transition from adolescents to adulthood. Hence, a variety of coaching methods are essential to meet the needs of each player.

KEY INFORMATION & DATES:

  • The NZ Secondary School Girls team will be selected from the NZRL Secondary School Girls Trial (from schools that officially registered for the NZRL National Secondary Schools).  
  • The NZRL Secondary School Girls will play the Auckland Rugby League Region of Origin Girls 18s team.
  • The NZ Resident 18s Girls team will be selected from the NZ Secondary School Girls and Auckland Rugby League Region of Origin Girls 18s game.
  • The NZ Resident 18s Girls will play the NZMRL Kotiro 18s.

Team Selection dates

2nd – 3rd October – Auckland

Campaign dates:

Date and Venue TBC  (NZ Secondary School Girls Vs Auckland Region of Origin Girls)

Wednesday 20th – Sunday 24th October 2021 (NZ Resident 18s Girls Vs NZMRL Kotiro 18s)

Application process: To register your interest in the above position, please email your Coaching C.V and Cover Letter to the National Coaching and Development Manager (Dan Keepa) [email protected] no later than EOB Thursday 16th September 2021 ( The successful coaching staff will be required to undergo the NZRL Police Vetting protocols)

POSITION DESCRIPTION

JOB TITLE: NZRL Resident Secondary School Girls & 18’s Resident Girls School Asst Coach

HOURS OF WORK: This is a voluntary role that requires a commitment of some weekend work and a camp for each campaign.

APPOINTMENT TERM: One (1) year plus an additional one (1) year pending campaign review. 

REPORT TO: General Manager of Football & High Performance, National Coaching & Development Manager and Head Coach

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New Zealand Rugby League:

Rugby league has played a significant part in New Zealand sport for over 100 years. Formed in 1910, New Zealand Rugby League (NZRL) is the governing body for the sport of rugby league in New Zealand. With a commitment to growing the female game, providing positive experiences and opportunities for female youth players to participate in rugby league. The New Zealand Secondary Schools and New Zealand Resident 18’s Girls representative teams contribute to the female pathway, which leads to and includes the NRLW and NZRL Kiwi Ferns.

The successful candidate will be appointed in the dual role of NZRL Secondary School Girls and NZ Resident 18s Girls team Head Coach.

New Zealand Rugby League goals:

•           Rugby league enjoyed by more people

•           A financially sustainable NZ Game

•           Women’s game thriving and enhanced opportunities for women in the game

•           Kiwis and Kiwi Ferns inspirational & aspirational

•           NZRL to be a model modern sports organisation

Through our “More Than A Game” philosophy, NZRL aspires to transform lives and community wellbeing through Rugby League.

Underpinning this philosophy is The Kiwi Way. 

We are diverse, we call New Zealand home and therefore, we are all Kiwis.

We are inclusive, respectful and humble

We are responsible

We are innovative and courageous

We are family first

We live and play The Kiwi Way every day

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

An NZRL Assistant Coach will perform their role with professionalism and integrity while supporting the agreed direction for the campaign. They will support the Head Coach by analysing the team’s strengths and work-on’s to contribute to their game strategies. The assistant coach will have sound rugby league knowledge and will work collaboratively with the Head Coach to achieve successful outcomes, both on and off the field. It is important to remember that this age group is making the transition from adolescents to adulthood. A variety of coaching methods are essential to meet the needs of each player. They will also demonstrate the ability to effectively lead and manage individuals and meet the desired targets set with the Head Coach and NZRL. The assistant coach will also assist in reviewing and evaluating the team and individuals performance against key performance indicators. This assistant coach position will cover the New Zealand Secondary School Girls and New Zealand Resident 18’s Girls campaigns.

KEY INFORMATION & DATES:

  • The NZ Secondary School Girls team will be selected from the NZRL Secondary School Girls Trial (from schools that officially registered for the NZRL National Secondary Schools).
  • The NZRL Secondary School Girls will play the Auckland Rugby League Region of Origin Girls 18s team.
  • The NZ Resident 18s Girls team will be selected from the NZ Secondary School Girls and Auckland Rugby League Region of Origin Girls 18s game.
  • The NZ Resident 18s Girls will play the NZMRL Kotiro 18s.

Team Selection dates

2nd & 3rd October – Auckland

Campaign dates:

Date & Venue TBC (NZ Secondary School Girls Vs Auckland Region of Origin Girls)

Wednesday 20th – Sunday 24th October 2021 (NZ Resident 18s Girls Vs NZMRL Kotiro 18s)

Application process:   To register your interest in the above position, please email your Coaching C.V and Cover Letter to the National Coaching and Development Manager (Dan Keepa) [email protected] no later than EOB Thursday 16th September 2021 (The successful coaching staff will be required to undergo the NZRL Police Vetting protocols)  

Position: Director, Upper Central Zone of New Zealand Rugby League
Location: Waikato|Hauraki|Bay of Plenty|Coastline|Gisborne Te Tairawhiti Districts
Koo wai maatou |About us
Established in 2009, Upper Central Zone (UCZ) of New Zealand Rugby League (NZRL) is a non-profit organisation made up of five District Leagues, three Referee Associations and has 58 clubs, 284 teams, 4033 registered players with exceptional volunteers.
As a Director – He Pou Manawa o Riiki, the UCZ Board is responsible to lead, develop, foster and promote Rugby League in partnership with the Waikato, Hauraki, Bay of Plenty, Coastline and Gisborne Tairawhiti Districts. Our goal is to work collaboratively with a range of partners to create the best platform for Rugby League to grow and thrive in our diverse communities.
UCZ wants to appoint four (4) new directors – He Pou Manawa o Riiki, which will see the board at the maximum seven (7) directors.
He korero moou | About you
UCZ is seeking applications for directors – He Pou Manawa o Riiki from individuals who believe that they have what it takes to be an inspirational leader and instrumental in fulfilling UCZs new strategic plan 2022-2025.
We want to exemplify diligent governance practices and promote board diversity as a key contributor to effective leadership in our zone. To ensure we have a balanced and diverse board we especially encourage the following applicants:
1.Independent Director-preferred lawyer|legal status
2.Independent Director-preferred accountant|financial status
3.He Pou Manawa o Riiki-preferred Waikato|Hauraki rohe
4.He Pou Manawa o Riiki-preferred BOP|Coastline rohe

You will demonstrate:
●Maaori and Pasefika culturally led practices
●Governance experience
●Strong framework examples of community development outcomes
●A desire to build rugby league for our communities
●Financial focus with funding|sponsorship prowess
●Strategic and innovative thinker
●Gender diversity and inclusion

Commitment: Board meetings will be held monthly with two virtual and one face to face quarterly and face to face for AGM and District Conference in the Zone.
It is important that you have the time available to undertake the role effectively, taking note of the director’s duty to act with due care, diligence, and skill in the best interests of rugby league for the Upper Central Zone and New Zealand Rugby League.
Location: to ensure zonal connection it is best for the Directors to reside in the rohe or have a meaningful connection.
UCZ would be shortlisting for interviews on 30th August 2021.

To apply please send your CV to:
Shanice Wiki at New Zealand Rugby League – [email protected]

Applications close 27th August 2021.

Position: Director, Akarana Rugby League
Location: Auckland | Tamaki Makaurau
Kō wai mātou |About us
Akarana Rugby League (ARL) is an Incorporated Society responsible for the sport in one of two zones in the Auckland region. It is responsible for pathways, representative teams and ensuring coaches, managers, trainers, refs and volunteers are supported.
Akarana has local and representative competition, masters, premier and junior teams and 22 clubs. Akarana are seeking to appoint two directors, which will see the board at 6 members. One director retiring and one vacant position.
Akarana has in place a general manager based in Auckland
Hei whakahere | What we offer
Appointment term: the term is four years with the possibility of reappointment, subject to effective performance and rotation, up to a maximum of two terms.
Location: to ensure regional connection it is desirable for the director to live in the Auckland area.
Commitment: Board meetings are held monthly except January, start around 3.30 and end by 5pm. Virtual meetings, AGM and events supporting the development of the sport Akarana are expected.
The role is voluntary but could be a stepping-stone to the national board or a host of other governance opportunities.
It is important the successful candidate has the time available to undertake the role effectively, taking note of the director’s duty to act with due care, diligence and skill in the best interests of ARL.
He korero mōu | About you
We are looking for:

  1. Strong community development links and network
  2. Marketing focus, within a modest budget
  3. Desire to build the sport in the region
  4. Diversity and inclusion is a focus
    The last three years have seen our women’s game grow exponentially with numbers doubling to now represent 12% of the rugby league playing population. We envisage this momentum continuing in the years to come.
    Akarana will be interviewing in July 2021 with a full induction and governance training programme for
    the preferred candidates.
    To apply please send your CV to:
    ✓ Susan Huria, Chair Board Appointment Panel
    [email protected]
    ✓ Phone 021 962 704
    Applications close 9 July 2021

Position Description

Kō wai mātou |About us
Rugby League Northland Zone (RLN) is an Incorporated Society responsible for the sport in the Northland area. It is responsible for club competitions, representative teams and ensuring coaches, managers, trainers, refs and volunteers are supported. RLN supports local and representative competitions, premier and junior teams, and clubs within the Northland area.

RLN also works with schools in the region delivering ‘Leadership through League’, ‘Adam Blair’, ‘Kiwi Tag’, ‘Lightning League (Girls only)’, ‘League 9’s’ and ‘League Festivals’ in primary, intermediate and secondary schools.

RLN are seeking to appoint three directors, which will see the board at seven members. Two directors retire by rotation and are standing again. A succession plan for the Chair is also in play.

RLN has in place a Community Manager and supporting roles including a Development Manager, a Development Officer and a Competition, Communication and Administration Manager. The supporting roles report to the Community Manager.

Hei whakahere | What we offer
Appointment term: the term is four years with the possibility of reappointment, subject to effective performance and rotation, up to a maximum of two further terms.

Location: to ensure regional connection it is desirable for the director to live in the north or the Auckland area or have a meaningful connection.

Commitment: Board meetings are held monthly except January, starting at 5.30pm. Virtual meetings, AGM and events supporting the development of the sport in the region are expected. The role is voluntary but could be a stepping-stone to the national board or a host of other governance opportunities.

It is important the successful candidate has the time available to undertake the role effectively, taking note of the director’s duty to act with due care, diligence, and skill in the best interests of RLN.

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Ideal Applicant

He korero mōu | About you
We are looking for:
1. Strong community development links and network
2. Can provide an example or examples of community development outcomes they have led
3. Desire to build the sport in the region
4. Governance experience (in a sports or voluntary organisation desirable but not preferable)
5. Management experience
6. Financial focus within a modest budget
7. Strategic and innovative thinker
8. Gender diversity and inclusion is a focus

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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.
• We are diverse, we call New Zealand home, and we are all Kiwis.
• We are inclusive, respectful and humble
• We are responsible
• We are innovative and courageous
• We are family first
• We live and play The Kiwi Way every day.

In 2019, NZRL developed a new strategic blueprint to take it forward to 2025. More Than A Game is central to the new strategy.

Our Goals
• Rugby league enjoyed by more people
• A financially sustainable NZ Game
• Women’s game thriving and enhanced opportunities for women in the game
• Kiwis and Kiwi Ferns inspirational & aspirational
• NZRL to be a model modern sports organisation
The Board comprises seven directors; four appointed and three elected. Of the seven, there must be three Rugby League Knowledgeable and three Independent Directors. A Board Appointment 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

Positions
The Panel is seeking applicants for two Appointed (Independent) Director vacancies and one Elected Director vacancy. 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 and be able to work collaboratively within a high trust environment.


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, Taangata 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)
• Experienced Director, ideally with commercial board exposure
• Previous experience as Chair – necessary
• Strong legal background – necessary

Appointed Director (Vacancy 2)
• Experienced Director, ideally with commercial board exposure
• Connections to philanthropic networks
• Experience in digital media and broadcasting
• Previous experience on an Audit & Risk sub-committee
The desirable skill set and experience the Panel is looking for in the Elected Director include:
• A connection with disability sports
• Zone, District, Affiliate or other board governance experience is preferred
• A strong connection to the game of rugby league either through playing at an elite level, administration, management, coaching or other roles within the sport.
• Able to distinguish between the separate but complementary roles of governance and management, and the need to act in the best interests of the NZRL at all times


Applications for the Elected Director need to be supported by a nomination letter from an NZRL member (Zone or Affiliate) and written acceptance of that nomination by the nominee. Nomination letter templates are available if required.


Time commitment and term As a guide, we expect an average time commitment around 2 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 26 June 2021. Terms are four years and directors are eligible for re-appointment or re-election for one further term.
Remuneration Directors fees are set at $12,000 per annum.
Interviews


All applicants should be available for interview by Zoom on the morning of 31 May 2021.
To Apply To apply for this role please do so online at www.appointbetterboards.co.nz
The closing date for applications is 5.00pm Friday 21st May 2021.

ABOUT NEW ZEALAND RUGBY LEAGUE

New Zealand Rugby League (NZRL) is the governing body for the sport of rugby league in New Zealand. Through its “More Than A Game” philosophy, NZRL aspires to transform lives and community wellbeing through Rugby League.

ABOUT Ngā Ringa Āwhina

Ngā Ringa Āwhina is an initiative designed to increase capability across the rugby league network at all levels in New Zealand. A team of trained and supported specialists will be deployed into regions across New Zealand. Alongside and supporting personnel in the regions they will upskill and develop existing personnel, make immediate improvements where possible, and better support the Zones, Districts and Clubs for the future.

This initiative is aligned to Sport NZ’s objectives for Strengthen and Adapt (i.e. fit for purpose, supporting the needs of participants, driving increased participation and addressing inclusion and diversity gaps) and priority focus areas, in particular integrity, disability, women and girls, governance.

The kaupapa of the project comes from the translation of Ngā Ringa Āwhina meaning ‘helping or supportive hands’ and encapsulates the concept of working alongside Zones, Districts, Clubs and communities, as a partner, enabling them to retain and enhance their mana and independence.

ROLE SUMMARY

You will work in conjunction with Zones and Districts to develop, implement and promote the delivery of programmes that maximise the participation of players and coaches throughout Zones, Districts and Clubs across New Zealand with a particular emphasis on rangatahi and to help ensure delivery of a quality experience for all participants.

You will deliver participation goals through collaborating with Zones, Districts, Clubs and Schools, promoting benefits to participation and driving registration campaigns. This will be carried out in a culturally safe manner and with the participant’s wellbeing to the fore.

KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE AND CAPABILITIES

  • Outstanding relationship management & leadership skills with ability to build trust & communicate with a wide range of stakeholders including Zones, Districts, Clubs, Schools, community organisations and others.
  • Excellent time management & organisation skills with experience in planning, managing and prioritising multiple and competing tasks and projects to meet deadlines and produce quality results.
  • Can communicate confidently, clearly and articulately in both verbal and written communication with strong presentation skills.
  • A working knowledge and passion for the game of rugby league and all its varied game formats and programmes.
  • Proven ability to manage secondary school-aged participants
  • Experience working/volunteering in community sport, primarily grassroots level
  • Strong cultural awareness & respect of Tikanga Māori & other cultural customs
  • Ability to confidently engage with Māori & Pasifika communities
  • Flexibility to travel nationally and work away from home for periods of time

This is an awesome opportunity to help develop & promote the delivery of Rugby League programmes that grows the participation of players & coaches throughout New Zealand!

APPLICATIONS CLOSE – Friday 7th May, 2021

Download National Game Development Officers (x4) – Ngā Ringa Āwhina – Job Description

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to: [email protected]. Global Elite Sports (www.globalelitesports.com) have been contracted on behalf of New Zealand Rugby League to manage the recruitment for this position.

ABOUT NEW ZEALAND RUGBY LEAGUE

New Zealand Rugby League (NZRL) is the governing body for the sport of rugby league in New Zealand. Through its “More Than A Game” philosophy, NZRL aspires to transform lives and community wellbeing through Rugby League.

ABOUT Ngā Ringa Āwhina

Ngā Ringa Āwhina is an initiative designed to increase capability across the rugby league network at all levels in New Zealand. A team of trained and supported specialists will be deployed into regions across New Zealand. Alongside and supporting personnel in the regions they will upskill and develop existing personnel, make immediate improvements where possible, and better support the Zones, Districts and Clubs for the future.

This initiative is aligned to Sport NZ’s objectives for Strengthen and Adapt (i.e. fit for purpose, supporting the needs of participants, driving increased participation and addressing inclusion and diversity gaps) and priority focus areas, in particular integrity, disability, women and girls, governance.

The kaupapa of the project comes from the translation of Ngā Ringa Āwhina meaning ‘helping or supportive hands’ and encapsulates the concept of working alongside Zones, Districts, Clubs and communities, as a partner, enabling them to retain and enhance their mana and independence.

ROLE SUMMARY

The National Capability Officers will work to build the capability of New Zealand Rugby League’s (NZRL) Zones, Districts and Clubs through providing resources, best practice processes, thought leadership, guidance and support. You will be the key point of contact for Zones, Districts and Clubs to ensure they have the right tools and resources to help develop capability, build sustainability and optimise facility/club usage.

You will ensure they have sound financial management and governance practices, assist them to understand the process required to apply for trust / grant funding, ensure their player database and club registration information is up to date as well as promoting professional development opportunities through courses or forums.

KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE AND CAPABILITIES

  • Outstanding relationship management & leadership skills with ability to build trust & communicate with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Strong cultural awareness & respect of Tikanga Māori & other cultural customs
  • Ability to confidently engage with Māori & Pasifika communities
  • Excellent time management & organisation skills with experience in planning, managing and prioritising multiple and competing tasks and projects to meet deadlines and produce quality results.
  • Can communicate confidently, clearly and articulately in both verbal and written communication with strong presentation skills.
  • Experience managing and / or implementing player participation or club registration databases would be an advantage.
  • Financial management knowledge and experience running the operations of small businesses would be well regarded
  • Qualifications and / or understanding of the sport and recreation sector are desirable
  • Flexibility to travel nationally and work away from home for periods of time

This is a rare opportunity to help develop capability, build sustainability and optimize facility/club usage for Rugby League Zones, Districts and Clubs throughout New Zealand!

APPLICATIONS CLOSE – Friday 7th May, 2021

Download National Capability Officer (x2) – Ngā Ringa Āwhina – Job Description

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to: [email protected]. Global Elite Sports (www.globalelitesports.com) have been contracted on behalf of New Zealand Rugby League to manage the recruitment for this position.

ABOUT NEW ZEALAND RUGBY LEAGUE

New Zealand Rugby League (NZRL) is the governing body for the sport of rugby league in New Zealand. Through its “More Than A Game” philosophy, NZRL aspires to transform lives and community wellbeing through Rugby League.

ABOUT Ngā Ringa Āwhina

Ngā Ringa Āwhina is an initiative designed to increase capability across the rugby league network at all levels in New Zealand. A team of trained and supported specialists will be deployed into regions across New Zealand. Alongside and supporting personnel in the regions they will upskill and develop existing personnel, make immediate improvements where possible, and better support the Zones, Districts and Clubs for the future.

This initiative is aligned to Sport NZ’s objectives for Strengthen and Adapt (i.e. fit for purpose, supporting the needs of participants, driving increased participation and addressing inclusion and diversity gaps) and priority focus areas, in particular integrity, disability, women and girls, governance.

The kaupapa of the project comes from the translation of Ngā Ringa Āwhina meaning ‘helping or supportive hands’ and encapsulates the concept of working alongside Zones, Districts, Clubs and communities, as a partner, enabling them to retain and enhance their mana and independence.

ROLE SUMMARY

Using ambassadors/champions, in conjunction with specialist local providers, the Community Wellbeing Officer will look to support the local community, through Zones, Districts and Clubs, in areas such as physical & mental health, wellbeing, nutrition, injury prevention & safety, safeguarding of vulnerable people as well as providing vocational and education guidance initiatives.

You will play a key role in ensuring rugby league Zones, Districts and Clubs throughout the country feel supported and cared for by New Zealand Rugby League.

KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE AND CAPABILITIES

  • Relevant qualifications or professional experience in wellbeing & education
  • Outstanding relationship management & leadership skills with ability to build trust & communicate with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Strong cultural awareness & respect of Tikanga Māori & other cultural customs
  • Ability to confidently engage with Māori & Pasifika communities
  • Excellent time management & organisation skills
  • Strong verbal & written communication skills
  • Self-Motivated with a passion for helping others
  • Flexibility to travel nationally and work away from home for periods of time as required

This is a fantastic opportunity to embed wellbeing in the hearts & minds of grassroot rugby league throughout New Zealand by providing better education & support to communities.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE – Friday 7th May, 2021

Download Community Wellbeing Officer – Ngā Ringa Āwhina – Job Description

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to: [email protected]. Global Elite Sports (www.globalelitesports.com) have been contracted on behalf of New Zealand Rugby League to manage the recruitment for this position.

If you enjoy sport and engaging with the community, an exciting employment opportunity has arisen with Counties Manukau Rugby League.

CMRL is now open to receiving applications of interest for the role of Development Officer.

Click here for the application form.

Applications close on the 19th of February 2021.

 

HOURS OF WORK: This is a voluntary role that requires a commitment of a camp for the campaign.

APPOINTMENT TERM: 2020 Campaign vs New Zealand Maori  

REPORT TO: General Manager of High Performance and National Coach Education Manager

New Zealand Rugby League:

Rugby league has played a significant part in New Zealand sport for over 100 years. Formed in 1910, New Zealand Rugby League (NZRL) is the governing body for the sport of rugby league in New Zealand

New Zealand Rugby League goals:

•           Rugby league enjoyed by more people

•           A financially sustainable NZ Game

•           Women’s game thriving and enhanced opportunities for women in the game

•           Kiwis and Kiwi Ferns inspirational & aspirational

•           NZRL to be a model modern sports organisation

Through our “More Than A Game” philosophy, NZRL aspires to transform lives and community wellbeing through Rugby League.

Underpinning this philosophy is The Kiwi Way. 

We are diverse, we call New Zealand home, and therefore we are all Kiwis.

We are inclusive, respectful and humble

We are responsible

We are innovative and courageous

We are family first

We live and play The Kiwi Way every day

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

The trainer is required to facilitate sessions in a manner that minimises the risk of injury and promotes athlete wellbeing. The trainer will also be required to mentor the players under their supervision regarding the nutrition, training and general lifestyle decisions of their athletic careers and beyond.

KEY DATES:

Campaign dates:

Thursday 5th – Sunday 8th November 2020; Auckland based

Fixture date:

Sunday 8th November 2020; Auckland

Key Responsibilities:
In conjunction with NZRL and the coaching staff implement a training programme targeted at preparing players to perform to the best of their ability.
Work alongside the coaching staff and athletes to proactively minimise injury risk and ensure any injuries are managed in the best possible way for the athletes.
Act as a positive role model to all athletes in regards to overall fitness and living a healthy lifestyle.
Actively promote athlete well-being and safety and attend to the first aid and emergency care of players.
Active engagement in training and match-day management of athletes, working alongside coaching and medical staff to promote athlete wellbeing and safety prior to, during and following the campaign.
Work alongside the training and medical team to co-ordinate all training, match day and medical equipment.
Educate athletes in areas relative to training techniques, nutrition and performance where required.
Create a positive and encouraging training environment for the team.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

Skills and Qualifications:
Involved as a Trainer with a team in the Men’s NZRL National Premiership, Southern or Northern Championship competitions or higherAchieved a minimum of NZRL First Aid Officer (National Trainer Accreditation preferred) or record of prior learning (Level 6 Sport Science or Fitness, with relevant rugby league strength and conditioning experience [1-3 years]).
Have a current First Aid Certificate.
A strong understanding of the ACC LeagueSmart programme and exercises the best practices in a Rugby League setting.
A sound knowledge of sports science as it is applied in Rugby League.
A proven understanding of injury prevention, assessment and treatment.        
Personal Attributes:
Take a creative but realistic/practical approach to designing training sessions in consultation with the coaching staff
Considerate of player’s personal beliefs when physical contact is required to manage injuriesAre able to demonstrate Kiwi Way behaviours through positive relational and performance character traits
Flexible and understanding of different cultures and backgrounds when dealing with playersAble to work as part of a multifaceted team

Application process:

To register your interest for the above position, please email your Trainers C.V and a Cover Letter to the National Coach Education Manager (Dan Keepa) [email protected] no later than EOB Wednesday 21st October 2020.

JOB TITLE: NZRL New Zealand Resident 18s Schools Assistant Coach

HOURS OF WORK: This is a voluntary role that requires a commitment of some weekend work and a camp for the campaign.

APPOINTMENT TERM: One (1) year plus an additional one (1) year pending campaign review. 

REPORT TO: General Manager of High Performance and National Coach Education Manager

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New Zealand Rugby League:

Rugby league has played a significant part in New Zealand sport for over 100 years. Formed in 1910, New Zealand Rugby League (NZRL) is the governing body for the sport of rugby league in New Zealand. With the recent COVID – 19 Pandemic, the New Zealand Border restrictions have hindered the opportunity for our NZRL New Zealand Resident teams to travel or invite international teams to play here. The New Zealand Schools team will be comprised of identified players from the Auckland Rugby League Secondary Schools competition as well as those who meet the age restrictions and are registered in full-time study.

New Zealand Rugby League goals:

•           Rugby league enjoyed by more people

•           A financially sustainable NZ Game

•           Women’s game thriving and enhanced opportunities for women in the game

•           Kiwis and Kiwi Ferns inspirational & aspirational

•           NZRL to be a model modern sports organisation

Through our “More Than A Game” philosophy, NZRL aspires to transform lives and community wellbeing through Rugby League.

Underpinning this philosophy is The Kiwi Way. 

We are diverse, we call New Zealand home, and therefore we are all Kiwis.

We are inclusive, respectful and humble

We are responsible

We are innovative and courageous

We are family first

We live and play The Kiwi Way every day

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

An NZRL Assistant Coach will perform their role with both professionalism and integrity while supporting the agreed direction for the campaign. They will support the Head Coach through the analysis of team strengths and areas to develop, that will contribute to the implementation of game strategies. An NZRL Assistant Coach is someone who has sound rugby league knowledge and can work collaboratively with the Head Coach to achieve successful outcomes. It is important to remember that this age group are making the transition from adolescents to adulthood, so a variety of coaching methods are essential to meet the needs of each player.

The Assistant Coach shall support and complement the Head Coach in achieving the following:

  • Prepare individuals and the team for their best possible performance for the duration of their campaign
  • Will demonstrate the ability to effectively lead and manage individuals and meet the desired targets set in conjunction with the Head Coach and NZRL
  • Assist in reviewing and evaluating the team’s and individuals performance against key performance indicators
  • Make every effort to complement the vision and objectives of the Head Coach through utilising their coaching skills and experience where applicable

KEY DATES:

Camp dates:

Thursday 5th  – Sunday 8th November 2020; Auckland based

Fixture date

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

Skills and Qualifications:

• Senior Club Coach qualified, no earlier than 2015
• Experience of coaching a representative team
• Has had experience coaching in representative teams U18’s or above
• The ability to plan and prioritise their own tasks and activities
• Strong communication and organisation skills
• Thorough knowledge of different coaching styles, approaches and techniques
• A sound understanding of Rugby League at a National & International level (NZ)
• Understand the characteristics and needs of the athletes being coached in relation to their current stage of rugby league development
Sunday 8th November 2020; Auckland

Planning and Reporting:
• In consultation with the Head coach develop a pre-campaign training and team schedule
• Prepare a report in NZRL prescribed format to be completed within the agreed deadline

Personal Attributes:
• Highly motivated and determined
• Consultative and collaborative
• Are able to coach the Kiwi Way by possessing positive relational and performance character strengths
• Team focused
• Enables others to perform their roles to the best of their ability

Key Responsibilities:

• Assist in the development of the team schedule and undertake any set tasks associated with the team schedule in consultation with the Head Coach, NZRL and Team personnel
• Advise and assist the Head Coach on cataloguing gear and equipment requirements specified in relation to training, conditioning and game day
• Support delivery of football programme
• Support and contribute with the Head Coach to ensure training sessions are well structured, and maximises the usage of time and resources available and provides drills and practices that enhance the player’s skill development and understanding of the game
• In conjunction with the Head Coach provide regular, accurate and meaningful feedback to players on areas for improvement and monitors progress during the campaign
• Develop and maintain relationships with all other members of the management team and NZRL staff
• Participate in any research or data-gathering exercise requested by NZRL?

Application process:

To register your interest for the above position, please email your Coaching C.V and a Cover Letter to the National Coach Education Manager (Dan Keepa) [email protected] no later than EOB Wedensday 21st October 2020.

JOB TITLE: NZRL New Zealand Resident 18s School Manager   

HOURS OF WORK: This is a voluntary role that requires a commitment of some weekend work and a camp for the campaign.

APPOINTMENT TERM: One (1) year plus an additional one (1) year pending campaign review. 

REPORT TO: General Manager of High Performance and Kiwis and National Teams Manager

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New Zealand Rugby League:

Rugby league has played a significant part in New Zealand sport for over 100 years. Formed in 1910, New Zealand Rugby League (NZRL) is the governing body for the sport of rugby league in New Zealand. With the recent COVID – 19 Pandemic, the New Zealand Border restrictions have hindered the opportunity for our NZRL NZ Resident teams to travel or invite international teams to play here. The New Zealand Schools team will be comprised of identified players from the Auckland Rugby League Secondary Schools competition as well as those who meet the age restrictions and are registered in full-time study

New Zealand Rugby League goals:

•           Rugby league enjoyed by more people

•           A financially sustainable NZ Game

•           Women’s game thriving and enhanced opportunities for women in the game

•           Kiwis and Kiwi Ferns inspirational & aspirational

•           NZRL to be a model modern sports organisation

Through our “More Than A Game” philosophy, NZRL aspires to transform lives and community wellbeing through Rugby League.

Underpinning this philosophy is The Kiwi Way. 

We are diverse, we call New Zealand home and therefore we are all Kiwis.

We are inclusive, respectful and humble

We are responsible

We are innovative and courageous

We are family first

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

Team Manager will be the key person responsible for liaising between the team and NZRL. As part of the management team, you will be a role model for the players and other management staff members. There is an expectation that all management staff will adhere to the NZRL pledge and live these values.

KEY DATES:

Campaign dates:

Thursday 5th – Sunday 8th November 2020; Auckland based

Fixture date:

Sunday 8th November 2020; Auckland

Key Responsibilities:

  • Key logistical contact for team with the NZRL High-Performance team
  • Maintain a current list of players in the squad along with appropriate contact details and health/emergency information
  • Manage all travel, accommodation, apparel and meal requirements for the team
  • Account for and manage all campaign financial matters
  • Assist team management in any reasonable manner to ensure the smooth operation of the team/campaign and match day
  • Where appropriate receive and return team equipment and uniforms to NZRL after the campaign
  • Co-ordinate the team photo with the designated photographer providing full names spelt correctly

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Holds a current and valid NZRL Level 1 Manager’s certificate
  • NZRL Zone 17s or Premier club level experience preferred
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a relevant role
  • The ability to plan and prioritise their own tasks and activities
  • Strong communication and organisation skills
  • Leadership and diplomacy skills

Planning and Reporting:

  • Prepare Report in NZRL prescribed format to be completed within the agreed deadline
  • Assessment of the suitability of suppliers used for Team needs in terms of cost versus quality

Personal Attributes:

  • Shows initiative and determination to finish all duties and specified tasks
  • Highly motivated and determined to achieve any given task and/or challenges that may be faced
  • Flexible and understanding of different cultures and backgrounds when dealing with people
  • Have a ‘can do’ attitude to all tasks and challenges
  • Be honest in all dealings

Application process:

To register interest for the above position, please email your team management C.V and a Cover Letter to the Kiwis & National Teams Manager (Nadene Conlon) [email protected] no later than EOB Wednesday 21st October 2020.

Wellington Rugby League is seeking applicants for two Independent Directors and one Rugby League Knowledgeable Director (knowledge of and experience in the sport of Rugby League).

All board members need to understand confidentiality, work collaboratively, possess sound judgment, have good communication and be able to demonstrate leadership ability.

Candidates who have the skill sets set out below and who can bring an element of diversity, particularly gender, to the current board mix will be looked upon favourably by the Appointments Panel.

The Appointments Panel will be assessing candidates against a range of criteria, including but not limited to:

  • Recent experience in governance as a director or board member.
  • A strong connection to the game of rugby league either through playing, administration, management, coaching or other roles within the sport.
  • Experience with business leadership in the private sector.
  • Commercial skills that add value to the Board’s business.
  • A strong network with demonstrated communications skills across the business and /or league community.

Time commitment and term

As a guide, we expect an average time commitment of 1.5–2 days each month per director.

We anticipate the roles starting on appointment.

Terms are four years, and directors are eligible for re-appointment for one further term.

To Apply

To apply for this role please click here – https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MJSHKNH

The closing date for applications is 19 June 2020.

The New Zealand Residents team will play the England Community Lions on November 1st at Trusts Arena in Auckland. A sought after fixture that will end the first-ever England Community Lions tour down under.

The Residents squad will make up the best from the NZRL National Men’s competition and the match will be broadcast live on SKY Sport.

NZRL is in need of a high-quality team to ensure a successful campaign for the boys in Black & White.

If this is of interest, please see below for job descriptions and how to apply –

 

POSITION DESCRIPTIONS:

2019 NZ Residents Head Coach

2019 NZ Residents Assistant Coach

2019 NZ Residents Team Manager JD

2019 NZ Residents Trainer

 

Application process:

Click on the below online link to fill out the questionnaire and attach your CV and cover letter.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2019NZRLResidents

Application closing date – September 23rd 2019

NZRL are now open to receiving applications of interest for the role of National Playgroups Manager.

POSITION PURPOSE

 The National Playgroups Manager oversees the implementation of the NZRL early childhood education playgroup project in partnership with the Ministry of Education.

The project focus is on the development and sustainable implementation of playgroups for young children and their families through rugby league club facilities.

This position requires a self-motivated, passionate, connected and capable person to provide educational experiences for young children, in a fun setting, that enhances their capacity to achieve as they move into primary school or kindergarten. This is a parent-led initiative and therefore the Playgroups Manager will need to ensure activities are suitable for pre-school aged children and their families.

The Playgroups Manager champions the values of the NZRL and encourages participation by parents in the running of the playgroups while role modelling interaction and management behaviours so that parents may learn these skills and contribute to the supported playgroups.

The role requires that the playgroups work towards building a sustainable model that can be replicated at a national level. Each playgroup has individual needs and the Playgroups Manager and staff will work towards developing a community link that each playgroup can become involved with, or lead on, community initiatives.

APPLICATION CLOSING DATE: 5pm Friday 30th August, 2019

For more information on the role please click here

To apply, please submit your application with cover letter to: 

[email protected]

 

NZRL seeking a National Coaching Education Manager

 

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE

The National Coaching Education Manager is responsible for researching and identifying best practice coaching models as well as the overall development and implementation of the NZRL coach development programmes partnering with the coaching and development staff within Zones/Districts to deliver the plan. You will also develop coaching resources to support the NZRL coach accreditation programmes to ensure that a strong pipeline of coaches are progressing from the grassroots through the system.

 

KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE AND CAPABILITIES

  • Previous rugby league coaching experience in a national or professional environment is desirable but not essential.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully lead, communicate and develop people and apply knowledge and skill in a range of areas.
  • Proven experience in identifying coaching capability gaps and developing development plans to address.
  • Sound skills in Microsoft Office products: Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver instructional presentation.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written as well as strong organisational skills and the ability to multitask.
  • Sound interpersonal and people management skills, including the ability to interact with people at all levels from the community game through to HP.

This is an exciting opportunity to identify and develop best coaching models and deliver them through the coaching and development staff within the Zones and Districts.  

 

ABOUT NEW ZEALAND RUGBY LEAGUE

Rugby league has played a significant part in New Zealand sport for over 100 years. Formed in 1910, New Zealand Rugby League (NZRL) is the governing body for the sport of rugby league in New Zealand. The NZRL catchment is divided into seven zones that service the grassroots needs of the game. These zones compete in the National Premiership / Championship, as well as women’s, youth and schools’ competitions.

NZRL is not just about success on the field – Through its “More Than A Game” philosophy, NZRL aspires to transform lives and community wellbeing through Rugby League. Underpinning this philosophy is The Kiwi Way.  We are diverse, we call New Zealand home and therefore we are all Kiwis, We live and play The Kiwi Way –all day/every day.

  • We are inclusive, respectful and humble.
  • We are responsible
  • We are innovative and courageous
  • We are family first

 

APPLICATION CLOSING DATE – Wednesday 24th July, 2019

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Global Elite Sports (www.globalelitesports.com) have been contracted on behalf of New Zealand Rugby League to manage the recruitment for this position. To apply, please click here or send your resume and cover letter directly to [email protected]

Canterbury Rugby League (CRL) is the regional organisation charged with leading, developing, promoting and fostering Rugby League in Canterbury. CRL has built a strong and loyal following across the Canterbury region for over 100 years.  As an organisation CRL plays an important role within the community by delivering on its strategic plan, CRL will continue to build on its rich history and create a bright future for the game.

Job tasks and responsibilities

Lead the development and promotion of rugby league in primary, intermediate and secondary schools.

The primary focus of the Development Officer is the delivery of Canterbury Rugby League’s youth and junior coaching and development plan within the Canterbury District.  They will also be required to assist in the overall planning and delivery of training to all coaches, however, their primary focus will be upon developing and supporting youth coaches in the club setting.

Skills and experience

  • Previous experience in a sport development role (minimum 1-2 years) is preferable but not essential.
  • Relevant tertiary training and/or qualification.
  • Have a passion for delivering sport to youth.
  • An understanding of sport and education settings in New Zealand.
  • Be an outstanding communicator, be able to present to a wide variety of people.
  • Have excellent inter-personal skills.
  • Have strong (and timely) reporting skills.
  • Be able to deliver (high quality) programmes in an educational setting at all levels.
  • A sound knowledge of Canterbury Rugby League, its goals and objectives.
  • Confidence dealing with clubs, youth, volunteers and local authorities and community groups.
  • Good computer skills.

For a copy of the Job Description please email [email protected].

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If you require any further information please contact Duane Fyfe on 021-994-494.

Wellington Rugby League (WRL) is the local sporting body responsible for the administration of rugby league in the Greater Wellington region. The board is responsible for developing and leading the strategic plan, including setting the priorities and performance criteria in order to help maintain and grow the game of Rugby League in Wellington.

WRL currently have three board vacancies for appointed members to complement the current board which is made up of independent and club representatives.

We invite applications from those who have:

  • Experience in governance
  • Good working knowledge of Rugby League in Wellington
  • Leadership qualities to assist the current board and general manager to create opportunities for rugby league to grow in the region.

Additional skills and experience sought are:

  • Strong financial expertise
  • Legal knowledge and experience
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities
  • Strong commercial and community connections
  • Understanding of the sporting sector

Currently, WRL is an action-oriented board and seek applications from those who have a “roll up your sleeves” attitude to join the team and make things happen for Wellington Rugby League.

Please send applications along with a copy of your CV to [email protected] or [email protected]

 

 

NZRL are now open to receiving applications of interest for the roles of Head Coach, Assistant Coach and Head Trainer for the Kiwi Ferns and the Junior Kiwis.

Applications close at 5pm on Monday 25 February 2019.

Kiwi Ferns Head Coach Job Description, click here.

Kiwi Ferns Assistant Coach Job Description, click here. 

Kiwi Ferns Head Trainer Job Description, click here. 

Junior Kiwis Head Coach Job Description, click here.

Junior Kiwis Assistant Coach Job Description, click here. 

Junior Kiwis Head Trainer Job Description, click here. 

For any enquiries about the roles or if you are interested in applying, please send your covering letter and coaching CV to: [email protected] before the allocated time and date.

ABOUT NEW ZEALAND RUGBY LEAGUE:

Rugby league has played a significant part in New Zealand sport for over 100 years. Formed in 1910, New Zealand Rugby League (NZRL) is the governing body for the sport of rugby league in New Zealand. The NZRL catchment is divided into seven zones that service the grassroots needs of the game. These zones compete in the National Championship, as well as women’s, youth and schools’ competitions.

NZRL manages the Kiwis and Kiwi Ferns who are both currently ranked number two in the world. NZRL is not just about success on the field – it is also charged with caring for a community off-field, promoting the values of integrity, respect, leadership, courage and passion. The “more than just a game” philosophy has seen NZRL establish innovative social development programmes using rugby league to help communities improve their lives off the field.

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE

You will be the key driver in supporting the community / grassroots game through adopting a proactive can-do approach to assisting the Zones and Districts in the delivery of the game as well as ensuring regular communication from NZRL to the game on Community Programmes and initiatives which you will be responsible for developing and implementing.

You will develop resources and implement sustainable best practice processes with the objective of increasing overall participation and consumers of the game of rugby league in New Zealand as well as building strong relationships with the zones / district personnel to inform and maintain national alignment and consistency across all NZRL Community Programmes.

You will also be the primary contact within NZRL for the operational relationship with external funders and Government agencies as well as helping to secure funding from potential new funding partners for the Community Game.

KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE AND CAPABILITIES

  • A fundamental understanding of Community Sport and ideally experience within Rugby League.
  • Outstanding relationship management skills and experience with diverse stakeholders.
  • Proven background with successfully managing internal and external stakeholder relationships that have been critical to the achievement of targets.
  • Understanding of community sport funding processes and developing programmes that can attract investment from external agencies is preferred.
  • Experience developing and delivering both strategic and operational plans.
  • A team player who can work in a collaborative and supportive manner.
  • Excellent project management and administrative competency
  • Willingness to take ownership and be accountable for results

This is an exciting opportunity to support the community / grassroots game and increase overall participation and consumers of rugby league in New Zealand.

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APPLICATION CLOSING DATE – Friday 14th December, 2018

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Global Elite Sports (www.globalelitesports.com) have been contracted by New Zealand Rugby League to manage the recruitment process for this appointment. Please contact Richard Stenhouse – Managing Director ([email protected]) for more information or to submit your application here.

ABOUT NEW ZEALAND RUGBY LEAGUE

Rugby league has played a significant part in New Zealand sport for over 100 years. Formed in 1910, New Zealand Rugby League (NZRL) is the governing body for the sport of rugby league in New Zealand. The NZRL catchment is divided into seven zones that service the grassroots needs of the game. These zones compete in the National Championship, as well as women’s, youth and schools’ competitions.

NZRL manages the Kiwis and Kiwi Ferns who are both currently ranked number two in the world. NZRL is not just about success on the field – it is also charged with caring for a community off-field, promoting the values of integrity, respect, leadership, courage and passion. The “more than just a game” philosophy has seen NZRL establish innovative social development programmes using rugby league to help communities improve their lives off the field.

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE

The NZRL The Football Operations Manager will be responsible for managing day to day operations and logistics for all NZRL Competitions, Tournaments and Events to ensure they comply with the NZRL rules and regulations as well as ensuring they are delivered to the very highest standard.

This includes managing all Football aspects of events including coordinating various requirements (match management, match officials etc) as well as arranging all logistical aspects such as flights, transport, accommodation, venues, fields, pre & post-match requirements etc.

You will develop and maintain relationships with key external partners and providers, various venue staff, Zone / District liaisons, local authorities as well as working closely with appropriate Zone, Districts and Associates personnel to ensure all football activities, initiatives and KPI’s are constantly driven and are of the highest standard.

KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE AND CAPABILITIES

  • A proven background in operations, logistics and / or event management.
  • Ability to develop strong working relationships with diverse groups of participants and stakeholders.
  • Be able to demonstrate innovative thinking, manage priorities and maintain performance under pressure.
  • Ability to work independently as well as influencing and leading others.
  • Relevant qualification or experience in sport development, project management, operations, logistics and / or business.
  • A Passion for Rugby League and growing the sport in New Zealand.
  • An understanding of the sports wider importance to New Zealand communities.

 

This is an exciting opportunity to develop, manage and deliver outstanding events and match day experiences for consumers of rugby league in New Zealand.

 

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APPLICATION CLOSING DATE – Friday 14th December, 2018

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Upper Central Zone Rugby League is seeking to employ a Kiwisport WBOP Rugby League Development Officer for up to 20 hours per week for the period February – October 2018, based in the Tauranga area.

The successful applicant will be a self-starter who is passionate about rugby league, an effective communicator, computer literate with a high level of initiative, commitment with strong planning and organisational skills.

The role will be responsible for the delivery of programmes into targeted schools and clubs in the Sport Bay of Plenty geographical region.

You will also be involved with further promotion and development of the game in the Upper Central Zone region through the junior programmes already in place. Night and weekend availability is essential.

A job description is available on request.

Applications close at 12.00pm, Friday, 14th December.

Interviews will take place at Sport Bay of Plenty, Tauranga on Wednesday 19th December.

Please apply by sending a covering letter and CV to:

Mel Bennett

General Manager

Upper Central Zone Rugby League

Email: [email protected]

Expressions of interest are now being called for the following Senior team positions.

Coaches, managers, trainers and other support staff for Premier 1st and Premier 2nd and trainer for Premiers.

All candidates for coaching positions must have:

  • NZRL Senior Coaching Level 2 accreditation or be in the process of acquiring this
  • Previous coaching experience
  • Knowledge of local rugby league talent
  • Strong communication skills to deliver effective coaching and development plans in conjunction with the head coach

Please register your interest by Friday, 9 November 2018 to Club Captain, Mike Phillips at [email protected]

 

Position Available: Taranaki Rugby League Appointed Board Director

Taranaki Rugby Football League Inc is the regional organisation charged with leading, developing, promoting and fostering Rugby League in their local area.  They are a member of the Mid Central Zone of NZ Rugby League.

The Taranaki Rugby League Board comprises of eight (8) members of which a minimum of four (4) directors are appointed and three (3) elected.  The independent Appointments Panel is seeking applications for a minimum of four (4) Independent Directors.

The Appointments Panel will be assessing candidates against a range of criteria including:

∙             Clear understanding of governance functions and principles

∙             Knowledge of and interest in the development of  rugby league

∙             Knowledge of how community based programmes are run

∙             Occupational skills that add value to the Board business

∙             A strong network across the business and /or league community

If you would like to make a difference to rugby league in our community and have the necessary attributes, please download an application form from www.nzrl.co.nz and send with a full CV and cover letter outlining your suitability for the role to [email protected] by 09th November 2018.

 

Position Available: NZRL Appointed Board Director

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Rugby league is a sport for all New Zealanders, played from the grassroots level to the international stage. The sport is ‘more than just a game’; it is part of the social fabric of our country and has a critical role in developing young men and women in some of our most at risk communities. For more information on the organisation, please visit www.nzrl.co.nz

The NZRL Board plays a significant role in the organisation’s success, providing surety to stakeholders, both within NZ and internationally. It is preparing itself for a busy future.  Following on from a Triple Header against Australia and a win for the Kiwis the remainder of the year sees an end of season Tour of the UK. The game is developing strongly and a guiding hand is required to ensure both domestic and international success for our men in women in all facets of the game.

The Board comprises seven directors; four appointed and three elected. Of the seven there must be three Rugby League Knowledgeable and three independent directors.  .

A Board Appointment 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.

IDEAL APPLICANT DESCRIPTION

The Panel is seeking applicants for one Appointed director vacancy. This has arisen due to a current board member taking an executive role within the organisation. Candidates who have the skill sets set out below and who can bring an element of diversity to the current board mix will be looked upon favourably by the Appointments Panel.

The skills the Panel is looking for in the appointment includes:

  • Strong commercial and business experience
  • Previous board experience
  • Strategic change and organisational rebuild experience
  • Experience of revenue generation in a sporting framework
  • Understanding of the New Zealand sport funding landscape / governance network
  • Strong commercial and sporting networks, including in Australia

All board members need to understand confidentiality, work collaboratively, possess sound judgment, have good communication and be able to demonstrate leadership ability. Applicants can have a general, rather than specific, knowledge of rugby league.

Time commitment and term

As a guide, we expect an average time commitment of 1 to 1.5 days each month per director. Full day board meetings are held monthly in Auckland.

We anticipate the roles starting on 1 December 2018.  Typically terms are four years and directors are eligible for re-appointment for one further term.

Remuneration

Directors are paid $12,000 per annum.

Applications close at 5pm on 9/11/2018 – click here to apply 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION

Contact Name: Simon Telfer – Adviser to the Board
Contact email: [email protected]

NZRL are now open to receiving applications of interest for the roles of Hub Manager, Head Coach, Assistant Coach, Manager and Trainer for the National Talent Development Programme (TDP).

Applications close on Sunday 26 August 2018.

To view job description for TDP Assistant Coach, click here.

To view job description of TDP Head Coach, click here.

To view job description for TDP Hub Manager, click here

To view job description for TDP Manager, click here.

To view job description for TDP Team Trainer, click here.

If you would like to pursue a pathway in rugby league and have the necessary attributes, please fill our online application attaching both covering letter and CV: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/TDPJOB

Should you have any queries whatsoever, feel free to contact David McMeeken by email; [email protected] on 021 956 975.

 

NZRL are now open to receiving applications of interest for the roles of Assistant Coach for the New Zealand Resident 18s.

Applications close on Sunday 29 July 2018.

If you wish to apply you must be available for the following dates:

Saturday 15 September 2018 (Auckland based training)

Wednesday 3 – Saturday 6 October (Campaign, Auckland based)

Successful shortlisted applicants must be available to interview on Thursday 2 August 2018

To view job description for this role, click here.

If you are interested in this role please send your covering letter and coaching CV (stating your last three (3) years of coaching experience and most recent coaching qualifications) to: [email protected] before the allocated time and date.

If you have any questions of queries please contact Gary Peacham: 021 274 6975 or email: [email protected]

NZRL are now open to receiving applications of interest for the role of Team Manager for the Junior Kiwis.

Applications close at 5pm on Tuesday 17 July, 2018.

Junior Kiwis Team Manager Job Description – Click here. 

If you are interested in the role please send your covering letter and coaching CV to: [email protected] before the allocated time and date.

If you have any questions or queries please contact Gary Peacham: 021 274 6975 or email: [email protected]

NZRL are now open to receiving applications of interest for the role of National Playgroups Manager.

Applications close  at 5pm on Friday 29 June 2018.

National Playgroups Manager JD, click here.

If you are interested in the role please send your covering letter and CV to: [email protected] before the allocated time and date.

 

NZRL are now open to receiving applications of interest for the roles of Head Coach for the New Zealand Resident 18s and the Junior Kiwis.

Applications close for the NZ RESIDENT 18S HEAD COACH & JUNIOR KIWIS HEAD COACH roles at 5pm on Friday 29 June 2018.

Successful shortlisted applicants must be available to interview on Thursday 5 July or Friday 6 July 2018

Junior Kiwis Head Coach Job Description, click here

NZ Resident 18s Head Coach Job Description, click here

If you are interested in the roles please send your covering letter and coaching CV to: [email protected] before the allocated time and date.

If you have any questions or queries please contact Gary Peacham: 021 274 6975 or email: [email protected]

NZRL are now open to receiving applications of interest for the roles of Head Coach for the New Zealand Resident 16s and the Kiwi Ferns.

Applications close for the NZ RESIDENT 16S MANAGER, ASSISTANT COACH and TRAINER roles at 5pm on Thursday 10 May 2018.

Successful shortlisted applicants must be available to interview on Thursday 17 May 2018

Applications close for the KIWI FERNS MANAGER, ASSISTANT COACH and TRAINER roles at 5pm on Thursday 17 May 2018.

Successful shortlisted applicants must be available to interview on Thursday 24 May 2018

To view job descriptions for all of these roles, please see the NZRL Careers page here.

If you are interested in the roles please send your covering letter and coaching CV to: [email protected] before the allocated time and date.

If you have any questions of queries please contact Gary Peacham: 021 274 6975 or email: [email protected]

Think you’ve got what takes to be an NZRL Board Director? Read further to see if your skillset fits the bill:

The closing date for applications is 5.00pm on 4 May 2018.

POSITION BRIEF INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR NEW ZEALAND RUGBY LEAGUE INC

Background

Rugby league is a sport for all New Zealanders, played from the grassroots level to the international stage. The sport is ‘more than just a game’; it is part of the social fabric of our country and has a critical role in developing young men and women in some of our most at risk communities. For more information on the organisation, please visit www.nzrl.co.nz

The NZRL Board plays a significant role in the organisation’s success, providing surety to stakeholders, both within NZ and internationally. It is preparing itself for a busy future. 2018 sees tests against England in Denver Colorado (a first) and end of season tour to the UK and France and a triple header against Australia in October. The game is developing strongly and a guiding hand is required to ensure both domestic and international success for our men and women in all facets of the game.

The Board comprises seven directors; four appointed and three elected. Of the seven there must be three Rugby League Knowledgeable and three independent directors. A Board Appointment 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.

Positions

The Panel is seeking applicants for one Appointed director vacancy. No incumbents are re-applying as this role has arisen due to a current director reaching their term limit. Candidates who have the skill sets set out below and who can bring an element of diversity to the current board mix will be looked upon favourably by the Appointments Panel.

The skills the Panel is looking for in the appointment includes:

Essential
• Experience in creating and implementing High Performance Sports programmes
• Previous board experience

Desirable
• Strategic change and organizational rebuild experience
• Experience of revenue generation in a sporting framework
• Understanding of the New Zealand sport funding landscape / governance network
• Strong commercial and sporting networks, including in Australia

All board members need to understand confidentiality, work collaboratively, possess sound judgment, have good communication and be able to demonstrate leadership ability. Applicants can have a general, rather than specific, knowledge of rugby league.

Time commitment and term As a guide, we expect an average time commitment of 1 to 1.5 days each month per director. Full day board meetings are held monthly in Auckland.
We anticipate the roles starting in June 2018. Typically terms are four years and directors are eligible for re-appointment for one further term.

Remuneration Directors are paid $12,000 per annum.

Interviews
All applicants must be available for interview in Penrose, Auckland on the morning of 16 May 2018.

To Apply To apply for this role please do so online at www.appointbetterboards.co.nz/APT11354 (brief registration required)
The closing date for applications is 5.00pm on 4 May 2018.