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Wanganui Rugby Football Union - Chief Executive Officer

North Harbour Rugby Union - Women's Player & Game Development Officer

Buller Rugby Union Senior Coach/Coaches

Waikato Rugby Union General Manager

Wanganui Rugby Football Union - Chief Executive Officer

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Applications close 15 January 2015 at 5.00 p.m.

North Harbour Rugby Union - Women's Player & Game Development Officer

Applications close Tuesday 9 December 2014 at 12.00 p.m.

Buller Rugby Union Senior Coach/Coaches

The Buller Rugby Union is seeking applicants for the position of Senior Coach or Coaches for our Heartland Championship Team for the 2015 season.
Applications close 11th December 2014.

For further information and Job Description please contact:


The Buller Rugby Union

P.O. Box 361


027 4648413

  • Business leadership role
  • Off-field performance for on-field results

Since its formation in 1921, the Waikato Rugby Union has developed the game of rugby at all levels within the province, responding in times of significant change to retain an ethos of performance and commitment, while playing an important role in the community.

A new leader is sought to work closely with the Board to continue this bloodline and deliver growth to ensure the long-term viability of the Union.

This role reports to the Waikato Rugby Union Board via the Chairman. A team of 17 staff through five direct reports support the General Manager in the operational delivery of Rugby, Operations, Commercial, Finance and Marketing objectives.

The demands of professional sport and associated critical commercial and community relationships means the General Manager must have a special blend of leadership skills and commercial strength. These skills are likely to come from proven successful leadership of a sports-based organisation (preferably Rugby) or from a small-to-medium sized commercial business.

Other requirements include:

  • Demonstrated competence in financial management: budget-setting, cost-control and financial review
  •  Proven capability to develop realistic and meaningful business values and lead and inspire to those to achieve cohesive, motivated and successful teams that consistently deliver business results
  • Successful experience in identifying and securing enduring funding streams
  • Highly confident and capable in establishing a positive and professional public image of a business and/or sporting code
  • Well-developed and proven written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to establish credibility, confidence and trust with key business stakeholders
  • Preferably has a strong affinity with rugby as a sport and a product
  • Proven success in media relationships

Based in Hamilton, it is expected the General Manager will be appointed by March 2015. Please direct confidential applications to

For further information, please contact the Chairman on

Applications close 5 December 2014