Vacancies

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Partnerships Manager- Regional Leadership and Connectivity

We are seeking one full time (40 hours per week) Partnership Manager to lead the identification of opportunities to leverage decisions by partner organisations that support active lifestyles, through the creation and management of collaborative networking groups and individual relationship management processes.  The Partnership Manager is responsible for regional leadership and connectivity, initiating and forming new partnerships, and maintaining positive relationships with local, regional, and national stakeholders.

Please include a cover letter and current CV in your application.

Applications close 9am, Monday 5th October

Enquiries and applications can be directed to info@sportwellington.org.nz or phone 04 380 2070.

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Community Development Manager

We are seeking one full time (40 hours per week) Community Development Manager to oversee the delivery of programmes and initiatives that strengthen the capability, capacity and performance of individuals and partner organisations within the Wellington Region, to impact physical activity outcomes. 

The Community Development Manager will manage a team of Community Development Advisors and a Community Development Lead working across a range of targeted populations to influence, develop, and support projects and programmes that enable quality experiences that grow participation in physical activity.  

Through advocacy, information sharing, coaching and supporting the development of individual, organisational and system wide leadership, the Community Development Team will strengthen the capability, capacity and performance of partner organisations.  Portfolios of work include regional leadership and workforcecoach development, participation development opportunities, play, PE and Live Stronger for Longer programme implementation.  

Role Accountabilities  

  • Leadership and Management 
  • Budget Management 
  • Strategy Development and Organisational Contribution 
  • Project Management 
  • Relationship Management  

Essential skills, experience and attributes are: 

  • A tertiary qualification or demonstrated experience in a role with similar drivers and expected outcomes  
  • An understanding of the sectors supporting physical activity, especially education, play, active recreation, sport, and active transport 
  • Effective leadership and management skills and experience 
  • Experience as a facilitator 
  • An understanding of contract management 
  • Be able to develop a strategic approach to problems 
  • Efficient communication skills, listening, written and oral 
  • Effective planning and reporting skills 
  • Competent IT skills in Office365 including Outlook, Teams, SharePoint, and Dynamics 
  • Time management skills 
  • Adaptability/flexibility 
  • Desired: knowledge and experience in the operational functions of running a small to medium not for profit business and effectively reporting to a board. 

The ideal person for this role would be a professional, self-motivated, and resilient self-starter and a team player who is passionate about making a difference, developing people, and committed to Sport Wellington’s purpose and direction. 

Please include a cover letter and current CV in your application.  

Applications close 9am on Monday 28th September 

Enquiries and applications can be directed to info@sportwellington.org.nz or phone 04 380 2070. 

 

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Gymnastics NZ Vacancy

Gymnastics NZ is looking for a full-time Relationship Manager in the central region (maternity leave cover). 

Please click below for full position description and required skills. Applications close 5th October 2020.

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Hockey New Zealand- Vantage Black Sticks Women- Assistant Coach

Vantage Black Sticks Women’s Assistant Coach


Hockey New Zealand’s vision is to be the World’s Best Hockey Nation. Affiliated to the International Hockey Federation (FIH) the Vantage Black Sticks Women’s National Team is New Zealand’s pinnacle High Performance Women’s hockey team and represents New Zealand Hockey at all targeted international events.


Quality coaching is fundamental to the success of the Women’s National Team. This full time coaching role is designed to support the National Programme targeting Tokyo 2021 and the Commonwealth Games and World Cup in 2022. The purpose of this role is to work closely with the Head Coach to assist the development of the performance capacity of the Black
Stick’s Women’s team and supporting the National Programme.


This key role will be focused on individual and team coaching, planning and monitoring, daily performance environments and contribution to the leadership, planning and development of the Women’s high performance programme overall.


To be considered for this role, you will have:

  • A detailed and systematic approach to achieving High Performance outcomes
  • Knowledge of international trends and current game developments
  • Experience of holistic athlete development in a coaching capacity
  • Experience and proven capability in the holistic development of athletes and programmes
  • Strong initiative and problem solving ability

To be part of the Black Sticks Women’s programme is to be part of something bigger than the role of the coach. The coach will play a key role in supporting the galvanisation of a team and organisation, they will celebrate the success of the individuals and the team.


This is a challenging and exciting role with an opportunity to grow in a well-supported environment.


For a copy of the position Job Description, please request from Jacinda Matzer, jacinda.matzer@hockeynz.co.nz.


All applications, including cover letter, CV and other relevant experience applicable to the role, are to be received by Jacinda Matzer, jacinda.matzer@hockeynz.co.nz.


Applications Close: 5.00pm, Friday, 2 October 2020

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Hockey New Zealand- Vantage Black Sticks Women- Team Manager

Vantage Black Sticks Women’s Team Manager


Hockey New Zealand’s vision is to be the World’s Best Hockey Nation. Affiliated to the International Hockey Federation (FIH) the Vantage Black Sticks Women’s National Team is New Zealand’s pinnacle High Performance Women’s hockey team and represents New Zealand Hockey at all targeted international events.


With the evolution of High Performance programmes and pinnacle events that include Olympic Games, Pro League and centralised training, there is an importance for our teams and people to operate together with clarity and simplicity. Delivering easy to understand and inclusive processes that are well led is critical to the success of the Black Sticks programme.


This full time management role is designed to support the National Programme targeting Tokyo 2021 and the Commonwealth Games and World Cup in 2022. The purpose of this role is to work closely with the Head Coach to build and champion the culture and values of the team ensuring a holistic approach and focus on process to increase the performance capacity of the Black Stick’s Women’s team and supporting the National Programme.


The VBSW manager will contribute to the direction and long-term development of the Vantage Black Sticks Women’s high-performance programme and ensure open, transparent communication is in place. They will have a good understanding of winning and professional environments, health and safety, and operate with attention to detail. Having a knowledge of what the participants are going through and what is needed to be successful in their pursuit is of greatest importance.


As a strong and effective communicator, you will be able to provide challenge and support where required, exercise sound judgement to move on decisions, and go about your work in an inclusive and collaborative way. These are high pressure environments and your adaptability and ability to negotiate complexity will add value to the individuals, the team and the organisation, allowing a strong culture to evolve.


For a copy of the position Job Description, please request from Jacinda Matzer, jacinda.matzer@hockeynz.co.nz.


All applications, including cover letter, CV and other relevant experience applicable to the role, are to be received by Jacinda Matzer, jacinda.matzer@hockeynz.co.nz.


Applications Close: 5.00pm, Friday, 2 October 2020

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Event Advisor- Oncourse | Round the Bays 2021

Sport Wellington is looking for an energetic, enthusiastic, and capable person to join their events team on a fixed term agreement until 26th February 2021. Reporting to the Senior Event Advisor, the Event Advisor - On-Course is an essential member of the team, assisting with the successful delivery of the annual Wellington Round the Bays 2021 Fun Run/Walk. 

Key tasks of this role include:  

  • Creating comprehensive signage plans for race route 
  • Securing and coordinating on-course entertainment and activations 
  • Communicating with local businesses and residents to distribute information and provide advice 
  • Testing radio coverage throughout the race route 
  • Liaising closely with the Event Advisor - Volunteers to ensure correct numbers of volunteer marshals are recruited, inducted, and trained for the event  
  • Conducting safety checks of the race route and overseeing smooth operational delivery on event day 

The ideal candidate will be an intelligent, confident self-starter who has solid event experience and is energetic, enthusiastic, and able to work seamlessly with the Sport Wellington events team. Strong interpersonal facilitation and communication skills are essential, as are leadership qualities and experience working with professionals and volunteers. Working knowledge of current event management best practises would be an advantage. 

Excellent written English is a must. The candidate will need a full, clean driver’s license.

Please include a cover letter and current CV in your application. 

Applications close 5pm, Wednesday 14th October 2020.  

Enquiries and applications can be directed to info@sportwellington.org.nz or phone 04 380 2070.