West Coast Rugby Union Independent Board Members (3 Required)


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The West Coast Rugby Union invites applications for three vacancies for the position of Independent Board Member. The three vacancies are for a one, two or three year term, commencing 13th December 2016.

The West Coast Rugby Union’s purpose is to lead, grow, support and promote rugby in the region. The organisation is responsible for both the delivery of community rugby as well as representative teams, including the Premier team in the Heartland Championship. In partnership with the local clubs it contributes to the fabric of the local community by providing safe and enjoyable sporting opportunities. The Union has a turnover in excess of $500,000 and over 800 registered players.

The roles require a corporate governance focus, with responsibilities for setting the strategic direction for rugby in the West Coast region and monitoring the performance of all aspects of the business, while taking into account the interests of all relevant stakeholders. The selection panel will make their decision based on a set Skills Matrix that requires candidates with experience in:

  • Finance and Business
  • Legal and Human Resources
  • Sports Governance
  • Marketing and Revenue Generation.

Although knowledge of and empathy for rugby are beneficial, it is not necessarily a pre-requisite of the positions.

Independent Board Members must not be, or on appointment must immediately cease to be, either an employee of the West Coast Rugby Union, or a member of the Council of Clubs.

The appointments are for an initial 1, 2 or 3 year term and are appointed, not elected, positions.

All applications should include a CV, confirmation of independence as defined above, and an appropriate covering letter.

They should be forwarded to:
Business Analyst – Provincial Unions,
New Zealand Rugby,
PO Box 2172,

For more information contact:
John Kirkup
Business Analyst – Provincial Unions,
New Zealand Rugby,
021 625 032
Applications close 5pm Monday 21st November 2016.

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