Working at NZ Rugby

Manager, Player Contracting & Relationships

Wellington - Wellington City

New Zealand Rugby (NZR), one of New Zealand’s largest sporting organisations, is looking for a dynamic, proactive individual with excellent relationship skills and a passion for rugby to join our winning team and support us to effectively deliver its player retention and relationships strategy.

Reporting to the Head of Professional Rugby, you will be responsible for managing employment relationships with individual professional and emerging professional rugby players in New Zealand. Within this role you will undertake contract negotiations and provide strategic contracting advice to professional teams, as well as input into collective employment matters and offshore strategic relationships.

In addition to your outstanding relationship management skills you will have previous experience in the professional rugby and/or sporting sector, as well as familiarity with negotiating and drafting employment contracts and other legal agreements.

New Zealand Rugby has a diverse and inclusive culture and is certified with the Rainbow Tick.

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

Applications close Wednesday 30th May at 5.00 pm