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Development Manager

Advertiser: Waikato Hockey AssociationMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
1 Dec 2019
Waikato, Hamilton
Work Type
Full Time
Sport & Recreation, Management

About the business


Waikato Hockey Association has had a proud history of running hockey in the Waikato for over 110 years.

Recent changes to the High Performance delivery announced by Hockey NZ means that there will no longer be Regional bodies running performance teams.

This gives Waikato Hockey an exciting opportunity to increase the focus on player development in our Association and gives us the opportunity to find an expert to help us develop and deliver on this plan.


About the role


This is an exciting and varied role, with the opportunity for the successful candidate to make it their own as it is a brand new role.

The starting point is helping us build a robust development plan for the future, taking into account the needs of all, from grassroots players through to those wanting to make their way through to the highest level as players, coaches and umpires.

This role will not only develop, but also manage our extended development plan going forward ensuring it is a living document that remains relevant and is well communicated to and understood by all in our hockey community.


Benefits and perks


Salary plus company car, phone and laptop

Applications close 13th December 2019


Skills and experience


For this role you need to have a proven record;

1. Working in the sports industry and being responsible for long term planning

2. Have a good understanding of the changes currently happening within sport in NZ with the focus of age and stage development

3. Management skills and the ability to motivate and support one full time staff member and a number of contracted coaches

4. Excellent communication skills and the ability to bring a community along with your vision

5. Planning skills and the ability to plan for future needs in a proactive manner 

6. Excellent time management and administration skills are required for this role 


The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
  • Do you have experience working towards targets and KPIs?
  • How much notice are you required to give your current employer?
  • Have you completed a qualification in fitness?
  • Do you have a current New Zealand driver's licence?

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