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SLSNZ New Zealand Management Teams applications sought

Surf Life Saving New Zealand invites applications for the following roles in our high performance programme for a two year fixed period (January 2019 to November 2020):

NZ Open Management Team Positions:

NZ Development Management Team Positions:

NZ Youth Management Team Positions:

Please note: The Development and Youth management positions are athlete funded programme’s and are subject to competition and funding confirmation.  For Open management positions at this stage the plans are for all roles to be volunteer roles – i.e. no paid roles or honoraria, due to the very high costs for the upcoming two year campaign.  This will be reviewed as part of the detailed budgeting process, but any applications should be on the basis of the above.The successful applicants will lead the preparation and performance of squad athletes in our high performance programmes and New Zealand representative teams including but not limited to Sanyo Cup, German Cup, International Surf Rescue Challenge and the Lifesaving World Championships.

In addition to the specific skills and experience sought for each role, all successful applicants will demonstrate:

  • A passion for success and sporting achievement.
  • A successful record with teams at national or regional level.
  • Proven leadership skills.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong organisational and time management skills.
  • An ability to identify and implement improvements.
  • Rapport and respect from the surf lifesaving community.

These are fixed term positions from January 2019 to November 2020.  If you’ve got what it takes to help lead Surf Life Saving to stay on top of the world then we’d love to hear from you.

A brief covering letter and CV is expected from all applicants along with the completed High Performance Management Application Form.  The CV should identify the attributes the applicant has from the position description and provide a demonstrated record of achievement in relevant areas.

Email your application to: Mike Lord, Sport Manager, Surf Life Saving New Zealand,

Applications close at 5pm, Thursday 31st January 2019.  For enquires please contact Mike Lord on 0274-571-025

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