30 May 2022
The Southern Zone Rugby League (SZRL) encompasses the whole of Te Waipounamu. As a Zone of New Zealand Rugby League, SZRL is responsible for the growth and development of rugby league alongside the districts and clubs in Te Waipounamu.
Since 2010, the SZRL has actively supported its clubs and districts to increase game participation by creating a positive environment for players, officials, volunteers, and whānau alike. Driven by our vision: to create stronger more connected communities, and with our core values of courage, inclusiveness, respect, passion, and dedication, the Southern Zone is focused on making a positive difference to communities all over Te Waipounamu.
After more than 12 successful years at the helm, the incumbent General Manager has decided to embark on a new adventure. Our Zone is therefore seeking a new energetic and engaging leader who can positively build on the strong structural and financial base that has been established.
Reporting to the Southern Zone Board of Directors, you will be a strategic and commercially astute leader, taking overall responsibility for all the activities of SZRL, in line with its strategic, community, and financial goals. 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 and building relationships 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 General Manager will possess the following attributes:
If you possess the qualities, passion, and drive required to lead the SZRL in its path forward and want to make the most of this significant and exciting opportunity, please apply by sending a CV and covering letter to email@example.com.
A Position Description for the role is available on request or by going to the Southern Zone website www.sporty.co.nz/sirl
Applications close 5pm Monday 20th June 2022