West Coast Rugby Union Independent Board Members (2 Required)
The West Coast Rugby Union invites applications for two vacancies for the positions of Independent
Board Members. Both appointments will be for a three year term commencing 6 March 2019.
The West Coast Rugby Union’s purpose is to lead, grow, support and promote rugby in the region.
The organisation is responsible for both the delivery of community rugby as well as representative
teams, including the Premier team in the Heartland Championship. In partnership with the local clubs
it contributes to the fabric of the local community by providing safe and enjoyable sporting
opportunities. The Union has a turnover in excess of $500,000 and over 1000 registered players.
The roles require a corporate governance focus, with responsibilities for setting the strategic direction
for rugby in the West Coast region and monitoring the performance of all aspects of the business,
while taking into account the interests of all relevant stakeholders. The selection panel will make their
decision based on a set Skills Matrix that requires candidates with experience in:
· Finance and Business
· Legal and Human Resources
· Sports Governance
· Marketing and Revenue Generation.
Although knowledge of and empathy for rugby are beneficial, it is not necessarily a pre-requisite of
Independent Board Members must not be, or on appointment must immediately cease to be, either an
employee of the West Coast Rugby Union, or a member of the Council of Clubs.
The appointments are for a 3 year term and are appointed ,not elected, positions.
All applications should include a CV, confirmation of independence as defined above, and an
appropriate covering letter.
They should be forwarded to:
West Coast Rugby Union
P.O. Box 31
For more information contact:
please contact the above
Applications close 5pm Tuesday 5th February 2019.