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Job Vacancy - Rugby Development Officer (Nelson)


The Tasman Rugby Union is one of New Zealand’s leading rugby unions.

Within the Tasman Rugby Union our Community Rugby Team is one of the most successful and passionate in New Zealand.

We are currently seeking a Rugby Development Officer to develop & implement programmes that maximise the participation of players & coaches at primary, secondary schools, club & representative level.

This position is permanent for the right candidate or we would consider a fixed term for the balance of 2017. It is Nelson based.

The Rugby Development Officer will be a key member of the Community Rugby Team, ensuring that Tasman Rugby Union creates a standard for innovation and success in rugby development. 

The key responsibility of this position is to build strong relationships with the Rugby Clubs and Schools within the province and to provide growth and development opportunities for all Clubs from Small Blacks to High Performance.

Successful applicants must have:

·         Experience in sport development programmes, with a strong understanding of Club and school development issues.

·         A passion for rugby.

·         Exceptional organisational, planning, and facilitating skills.

·         Strong communication skills.

·         Comprehensive delivery and presentation skills.

·         The ability to work effectively in a team environment.

Expressions of interest are now being sought. The job description is linked below.

When applying please send a covering letter and CV to:

Steve Mitchell

Tasman Rugby Union

Any enquires please contact CEO Tony Lewis 021 515 448 (business hours)

Applications close 5pm, Monday 20 February 2017

/_TRU RDO Job Description.pdf