Working at NZ Rugby

Chief Technology Officer

Auckland - Central Auckland

New Zealand Rugby (NZR), one of New Zealand’s largest sporting organisations, is looking for a Chief Technology Officer to join our winning team. Within this role you will be responsible for the leadership and direction of the technology and digital strategy and own the delivery of NZ Rugby’s digital and technology transformation programme of work

This role will work closely with the Executive and Board, acting as the key technology advisor and also be expected to take a critical leadership role across the Senior Leadership Group. Leading a small but committed technology team, your leadership skills, experience, and energy will ensure you have the ability to "take the team on the journey" while driving outcomes.

Additional key requirements include:

  • A track record of delivering digital business solutions within large and complex organisations
  • Proven experience delivering digital innovations and transformation that will continually and effectively enhance the organisation
  • Proven background and confidence in delivering to, and interacting frequently with Boards
  • You will be appropriately qualified and have proven experience as a CTO (or equivalent) in delivering successful outcomes in a large and complex commercial organization

Based in Auckland or Wellington, this opportunity should resonate with you if you are looking for a leadership role within an organisation that contributes significantly to the New Zealand economy. In return, you will receive a host of benefits and enjoy a culture and working environment where people are passionate about the game, the community, social causes and each other. We value diversity and pride ourselves in our inclusive culture; we’re certified with the Rainbow Tick.

Should you wish to apply then please submit your covering letter and CV through the link below.

The ideal candidate must obtain a clear Ministry of Justice Criminal Convictions check.