Harbour Sport
Sportspeople Recruitment

Chief Executive

Harbour Sport

  • Albany, Auckland North Island New Zealand
  • Full Time
Closing 26 Oct 2018
Applications 0


  • Enhance the community through sport and physical activity
  • Strategic leadership and stakeholder management focus
  • Support the Upper Harbour, Rodney, Kaipatiki, Devonport-Takapuna, Hibiscus Coast and Bays areas

Harbour Sport is a registered charitable trust which supports community development for sport and healthy lifestyles and strives to influence more people to participate in sport and physical activity. As one of 18 Regional Sports Trusts across New Zealand, Harbour Sport services the 336,000 residents of the Upper Harbour, Rodney, Kaipatiki, Devonport-Takapuna, Hibiscus Coast and Bays areas. Harbour Sport supports 5 local Boards, over 200 clubs, 121 schools and 42 Regional Sports Organisations.

Harbour Sport’s vision is to have ‘A Community Physically Active for Life’ by inspiring, empowering and strengthening the community through sport and physical activity.

The role of Chief Executive is to lead and manage Harbour Sport to deliver the strategic outcomes as set by the Board.

The Chief Executive will provide clear, decisive and effective strategic leadership to the Harbour Sport Community, develop and maintain a spirit of co-operation, integrity and goodwill.

To be considered for this role you will be tertiary qualified with significant experience in a senior leadership role, ideally from within sport or recreation. You will be a dynamic leader with a proven track record leading and developing teams and staff in successful organisations. With a strong track record in managing like-sized businesses, budgets and resources, your commercial and financial acumen will successfully deliver against strategic objectives whilst building strong networks and relationships across a wide range of stakeholders.

This is a unique opportunity to enhance the lives of North Harbour residents through sport and physical activity.

Essential Requirements

  • Please refer to position overview attached


Other Details

Harbour Sport has a comprehensive website that includes information and news items on all facets of its activities, services and programs or you can follow on facebook or twitter.

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Please note Sportspeople Recruitment will commence screening and interviewing for this role immediately. If you are intending to apply, please do so now to avoid missing out on this opportunity. Sportspeople Recruitment reserves the right to close the role at our discretion when we are comfortable with the quality of the candidate group.

Preferred Format: Sportspeople Recruitment prefers a 2 page letter of introduction and an accompanying CV of no more than 6 pages, merged as one MS Word file.

Candidates must also complete and submit the Sportspeople Recruitment Application Form (attached to this advertisement) which contains questions against which we require your specific response prior to considering your application.

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181001-01 Chief Executive - Harbour Sport <<Your Name>>

The Chief Executive, Harbour Sport recruitment assignment is being managed exclusively by Sportspeople Recruitment - a specialist division of People Recruitment Group.

Karen Good

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