Northern Region Football plan to recruit a federation development manager following an internal promotion.
“This role is all about the implementation and best practice delivery of junior and youth development frameworks aligned to NZ Football’s overarching programming and the Whole of Football Plan,” NRF says in their advertisement for the role.
“This vacancy has been created through the promotion of Korouch Monsef into the operations and development manager role to oversee both the competitions and development teams.”
The full-time role is based at NRF’s office at Albany, Auckland.
About Northern Region Football
NRF is New Zealand’s largest football federation, encompassing the Far North, Northland, and Auckland.
With 72 member clubs, NRF provides competitions and opportunities to more than 37,800 registered players and thousands of coaches, referees, administrators and volunteers. NRF is responsible for more than 16,000 games a season.
The federation supports football/futsal from community levels through to the Lotto Northern Regional Premier League, which also includes teams from the Waikato and Bay of Plenty.
NRF is committed to upholding the mana of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and Treaty principles of partnership, protection and participation.
“We are starting our bicultural journey to live this commitment and recognise the positive value of diversity, and we welcome job applications from people of all backgrounds,” NRF says.
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
The purpose of this role is to provide technical support and leadership to NRF’s member clubs. This role will primarily focus on the implementation and best practice delivery of junior and youth development frameworks aligned to NZ Football’s overarching programming.
The ideal candidate will have:
- At least five years’ experience in sport development at all levels, with particular focus on junior, and youth sport
- Experience in effectively leading and implementing projects.
- Experience in writing and developing learning resources.
- Evidence of successfully and positively working with diverse stakeholders, including regional sports bodies/clubs, coaches, parents, players, volunteers, etc.
- Knowledge of sport development with a strong understanding of the NZ context.
- An understanding of the New Zealand Football National Curriculum and Whole of Football plan.
- A thorough knowledge of international trends and research in sport development.
How to apply
Applications close on January 15, 2024. Interviews are likely to take place on Thursday January 18 and Friday January 19.
Applicants must have the legal right to work in New Zealand and have a current Class 1 driving licence.