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Position Vacant: Personal Development Manager

Job Vacancy: Personal Development Manager

The New Zealand Rugby Union, the New Zealand Rugby Players’ Association and the Tasman Rugby Union seek applicants for the part time (.4FTE), fixed term position of Personal Development Manager (PDM) for the Crusaders Academy (Nelson) and Tasman Mako Contracted players.

This position is part of the New Zealand Rugby Personal Development Programme. The Programme’s focus is to support, guide and assist players in identifying and navigating their individual pathways to success, both on and off the field. It is designed to have an impact on players for life – during and after their rugby playing career. Key focus areas include career, education, personal planning (including financial), and transition management both into and out of the professional rugby environment.

Organisations and contractors are also invited to submit an application or proposal for this service delivery.

For a copy of the job description and application form for this position, go to  If you have any queries regarding the role please contact Tim Weston at the NZRPA on 027 552 5456 or at or Tony Lewis at TRU on 021 515 448.  Applications, which should include curriculum vitae and cover letter, must be directed by email to or posted to People & Capability, New Zealand Rugby Union, PO Box 2172, WELLINGTON 6140.

Applications close on Friday 23rd February 2018 at 5.00 p.m.