QBE Harbour Head Coach

QBE Harbour Head Coach

A great opportunity has arisen for a Head Coach to lead the North Harbour QBE Mitre 10 Cup Programme and support the growth of the Rugby in the Province.

North Harbour Rugby was formed in 1985 and encompasses a geographical area that includes 12 rugby clubs and 18 secondary schools within the North Harbour region.  

Harbour Rugby is proud of its Purpose, “Improve Lives, Through Rugby”.  The Union also aspires to achieve the following Vision- Growing People, Connected Community, Harbour Rugby:  A Community Driven Provincial Union.

This purpose and vision is supported by the Harbour Way:

  • Be A TEAM “Be proud of who we represent and put the team first”
  • Be CONNECTED “Connect together and with our Community”
  • Be ABOUT PEOPLE “Value our people and help others reach their goal”
  • Be THE EXAMPLE “Lead with Integrity and do what we say we are going to do”


The purpose of the Head Coach role is:

To lead the North Harbour QBE Mitre 10 Cup Programme & provide Community Coach and Player Development Services.


To be considered for this role the person must be a leader to drive the Harbour Way in our community.  This must be backed up by strong personal qualities and a management style that connects, grows & potentiates our people. The person must have excellent Rugby acumen and be technically and tactically proficient in all areas of the modern game.  We would expect the person to have 5 years+ coaching experience in today’s current performance Rugby landscape, preferably in a Head Coaching role, or an Assistant Coaching role at Mitre 10 Cup Level (national domestic) or above. The person must also exhibit a passion and desire to connect with our community game.

Please send a cover letter (with salary expectations) and CV to David@harbourrugby.co.nz.  


The closing date for candidates to submit applications is Weds 7th November, 5pm. 

For all questions, please call David Gibson (Harbour Rugby GM) 021 707 208.