New Zealand Rugby Union seeks applicants to be available to help prepare the 2023 NZU20 Team to attend the U20 World Cup in South Africa in June and start of July. An International Series with Australia in May will also be part of the preparation for the Tournament.
The Assistant Coach is required to support and contribute to the coaching, selection and development of the team. Accountable to the Head Coach, the Assistant Coaches primary responsibility will be Backs and to assist with other aspects of either attack of defence. (please state preference in your application)
For this role, beyond discipline-specific expertise and experience, candidates should have a good knowledge and understanding of the game as well as outstanding organisational, communication and interpersonal skills. A strong empathy for the values which underpin New Zealand Rugby will need to be demonstrated, as will high levels of integrity, passion, and competitive drive. Please note that this role is a part time position and remuneration will be based around assembly with the team.
At NZR we love what we do, we work hard and have fun! You’ll be joining a team of awesome people who are passionate about the game and each other, and you’ll be backed with support to thrive in your role. We know that life isn’t all about work, so we are open to flexible working options.
We value diversity and inclusion and are committed to improving our cultural responsiveness. We embrace and respect each other’s values and we are so proud to be Rainbow Tick certified. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and walks of life.
If you are looking to join a fantastic group of people and think you have what it takes, then don’t delay, submit your CV and cover letter now! Don’t wait until the closing date to apply as we will be reviewing applications as we go.
Applications close at 5pm Friday 10 February 2023.
To be considered for this position you must be legally entitled to work in Aotearoa New Zealand and obtain a clear MOJ check.
Candidates must have recent Professional coaching experience in New Zealand with a minimum of Bunnings NPC experience preferable. Applicants must be resident in New Zealand.