Chief Executive - Harbour Sport

Auckland, New Zealand
08 Oct 2018
26 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
  • 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.