Vacancies

We’re looking for great people to help grow hockey in New Zealand. Here’s where you’ll find current job vacancies around the country in the hockey community.


Office Manager

HOCKEY NEW ZEALAND 

We are looking for a people-oriented Office Manager who can share in our values and support our team to make a real difference to hockey.

About the role

Reporting to the CEO you will be responsible for ensuring the effective operation and administration of all aspects of the Hockey New Zealand office; for providing executive-level support to the CEO and Board; and managing relationships with our suppliers and providers.

Your key responsibilities include

  • Acting as the key liaison for all staff regarding the efficient running of Hockey NZ offices
  • Managing and overseeing our IT provider and communications partners and taking ownership of IT onboarding and offboarding and sharepoint systems.
  • Providing Exec-level day to day support to the CEO – scheduling meetings, preparing communications, drafting documents and shaping agendas
  • Acting as the centralised contact for board communication, papers, AGMS
  • Working with the HR outsourced provider to manage HR Operational matters
  • Overseeing and coordinating office-related Health and Safety matters
  • Supporting the delivery of special events we host – logistics, catering, rsvps etc
  • General administration and office work

What you can offer

You will be a team player with a positive attitude, and a good sense of humour who enjoys being hands-on, in the heart of the action.

You’re an experienced Office and/or Administration Manager, confident and comfortable with juggling a variety of responsibilities that come with a job like this.

You’re organised. You know other people’s schedules as well as your own and you’re able to communicate with anyone

You’re competent using a variety of IT systems, such as Microsoft Office Suite and sharepoint, and have experience managing external providers and suppliers

Your previous roles would have included supporting the CEO and the board, and you will have knowledge of planning and budgeting, HR administration, and Health and Safety

You’re self-motivated and enjoy being the “go-to” person of a busy and friendly team

What we offer

We offer you to be part of our close knit and inclusive organisation, with a competitive salary and flexible hours.

We are only accepting applications from people who have a legal right to live and work in New Zealand.

Please send your CV and cover letter to info@bigfrontier.co by Friday 12 June 2021

Location: Currently based in Mt Eden with a potential move to AUT Millennium – North Shore


Pathways Manager

TAURANGA HOCKEY ASSOCIATION 

Tauranga Hockey Association (THA) is the lead organisation responsible for delivering hockey at all levels throughout the Western Bay of Plenty.

THA is seeking an exceptional individual to fill the role of Pathways Manager.  This is an exciting new role responsible for leading THA’s Game Development team and delivering the association’s Pathways Strategy.  The latter was designed in 2020 to support the development of hockey throughout the region.

The successful applicant shall have a broad range of skills and experience in managing and leading teams and a strong understanding of sport development.  The ability to develop systems that support the development of players, coaches and officials is an essential part of the role.  The applicant shall be a skilled communicator, highly organised, decisive, reliable, be computer savvy and have great people skills.  The ability to relate and work closely with all key stakeholders including THA staff, Board, volunteers, clubs, schools, and the wider hockey community is essential.

This is a full-time permanent role however, for the right candidate other options/structures will be considered.  Given the seasonal nature of the sport, hours may vary depending on the time of year and some evening and weekend work will be required where necessary.

Applications (including a cover letter, CV and completed application form) can be sent to the General Manager at gm@tgahockey.co.nz or PO Box 4012, Mount Maunganui 3149 by 5pm Friday 18 June 2021.