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The North Harbour Rugby Union is one of the fastest growing Provincial Rugby Unions in New Zealand. We have a strong community rugby program that continually produces a significant number of Super Rugby and New Zealand representative players.

The successful applicant will work with the Director of Rugby and an established management team.

This is a critical leadership role within North Harbour Rugby to provide direction and strong leadership to the team and team management to lead them to a standard of excellence both on and off the field.

As an organisational leader you will be responsible for selecting the Mitre 10 Cup squad and to establish and articulate the team vision so that the group achieves its potential. You will have proven leadership capability and a track record of achieving positive change in a rugby environment.

We are ideally seeking an individual who has coached in the Mitre 10 Cup, Super Rugby Competition, or a NZ National team within the previous 12 months. You will have a strong understanding of the technical and tactical components of rugby and modern analysis systems, excellent planning and organisational skills. It is essential that you have a demanding work ethic and proven capability of being able to clearly articulate and deliver a vision and game plan for the team.

This is a unique opportunity to manage a high level team and contribute to an organisation that has set itself ambitious goals.

Please email your application, in confidence, to or by post to Jacqui Schieb, NRFU, P.O Box 300-492, Albany, Auckland by 5pm Thursday 6th October 2016.

To view the full position description please click on the following link: Mitre 10 Cup Head Coach​ Position Discription