JOB TITLE: NZRL Residents Manager       

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 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

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 the 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 at the completion of the campaign
  • Co-ordinate the team photo with the designated photographer providing full names spelt correctly

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Managing of a team in the Men’s NZRL National Premiership, Southern or Northern Championship competitions
  • 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.

Director Positions

Upper Central Zone Rugby League is seeking applicants for two Independent Directors and two 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:

  • A strong connection to the game of rugby league either through playing, administration, management, coaching or other roles within the sport.
  • Clear understanding of governance functions and principles
  • Occupational skills that add value to the Board business
  • A strong network across the business and /or league community

Time commitment and term

As a guide, we expect an average time commitment of 1 to 1.5 days each month per director.

We anticipate the roles starting immediately from 13 July 2020

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 26 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]

 

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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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]

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.

The New Zealand Rugby League is on the lookout for a CEO who can lead NZRL through an exciting period of change.

You’ll be in charge of growth and development of the game across all levels while positively influencing communities throughout New Zealand.

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 Reporting to the NZRL Board of Directors, the Chief Executive Officer will lead NZRL in a well-managed, successful and profitable manner as well as implementing high performance standards and expectations throughout the organization.

You will be responsible for the development and implementation of stakeholder management plans, business plans and strategies that grow the game across all levels and secures ongoing revenue streams that ensure the long-term security and viability of NZRL. Increasing the consumer, corporate, fan and participation base through the development and implementation of a well executed strategy and business plan will be very important. You will also be responsible for working closely with the Football Operations and High-Performance team to deliver sustainable long-term performance on the field.

Essential to the success of this role will require building and developing high value, long term, outcome focused relationships with Clubs, Zones, Districts, the NRL, Sport New Zealand, Commercial Partners and other key agencies and stakeholders.

KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE AND CAPABILITIES

You will have proven Chief Executive Officer or Senior Executive experience including reporting into a board. You will possess exceptional leadership capabilities and management experience, ability to develop and implement strategic change, strong commercial acumen and possess outstanding ability to build, develop and harness sustainable relationships across diverse stakeholder groups.

The successful candidate will be a resilient, dynamic and engaging individual with political maturity and experience with the media as the CEO will be the face and voice of rugby league in New Zealand. Knowledge and understanding of national sporting organisations as well as an interest in rugby league will be well regarded but is not essential.

APPLICATION CLOSING DATE: 5pm Sunday 22nd April, 2018

Global Elite Sports (www.globalelitesports.com) have been contracted by New Zealand Rugby League exclusively to manage this search assignment.

To apply, please submit your application with cover letter to

[email protected] or visit www.globalelitesports.com for more information.