Can you bring your proven high-performance management skills to progress New Zealand’s athletes and Inspire New Zealand?
Position: Snow Sports NZ Performance Services Manager
Responsible to: Snow Sports NZ High Performance Director
Location: Depending on annual plan: Primarily based in Wanaka with some overseas travel required
The purpose of this position is to fulfill the KPIs listed below to support the SSNZ HP programme to achieve the outcomes contained in the SSNZ 2018-2022 + Strategy, in particular:
2+ medals at the 2022 Olympic Games
2 + Gold medals at the 2022 Paralympic Games
Snow Sports NZ are looking to appoint a manager to lead the athlete and coach performance support services.
The successful applicant will support the High Performance Director as a member of the senior leadership team, driving the strategic direction of the programme to fulfill the collective goal of inspiring New Zealanders through Winter Olympic, Paralympic, World Championship and premier event success.
Demonstrating the ability to build trust quickly and support team members, the Performance Services Manager will have a collaborative and creative approach, an eye for innovation and show attention to detail and timelines. The role will balance the athletes’ and coaches’ identified needs with a focus on continual improvement through challenge based on evidence.
Building teams to deliver world-class athlete and coach performance service support under pressure will define success in the role.
You will be tertiary qualified and possess proven leadership and management skills ideally developed in a HP sport environment as a coach, provider or manager. Passionate about snow sports, athlete performance and inspiring communities you will have exceptional communication, relationship management and influencing skills. Being a capable skier or snowboarder would be advantageous.
If you think you meet the criteria below we would like to hear from you:
Applications close on the 2nd September 2019