Position: Director, Wellington Rugby League Zone of NZRL
Location: Wellington Region.
Kō wai mātou
Wellington Rugby League Zone (WRL) is an
Incorporated Society responsible for the sport in the Wellington to Ōtaki area.
It is responsible for club competitions, representative teams and ensuring
coaches, managers, trainers, refs and volunteers are supported. Wellington has local
and representative competition, masters, premier and junior teams and nine
clubs. WRL also works with colleges in the region delivering ‘Leadership
through League’ and the ‘Backyard League Programme’ in primary and intermediate
Due to Covid 19 the region will have challenges
in the short term but remains solvent with grants from a range of generous
sponsors, NZRL and Sport NZ.
seeking to appoint three directors due to rotation and retirements, which
will see the board at seven members. The board are seeking two directors with
independence and one with rugby league passion and knowledge. A succession plan
for the Chair is also in play.
WRL has in place an
experienced team including a general manager and administrator based in Lower
| What we offer
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 area or
have a meaningful connection.
meetings are held first Monday of each month except January, start at 5.30 and
end by 7pm. Virtual meetings, AGM and events supporting the development of the
sport in the Greater Wellington 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
He korero mōu | About you
We are looking for:
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
Any member of the Wellington district league or
a club can send their CV for consideration.
WRL would be shortlisting for
interview end of July 2020 with a full induction and governance training
programme for the preferred candidates.
please send your CV to:
Applications close 24 July 2020.