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.

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]

 

 

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