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West Coast Rugby Union Independent Board Members (3 Required)

April 13, 2024 News

West Coast Rugby Union Independent Board Members (3 Required)

The West Coast Rugby Union invites applications for three vacancies for the position of Independent Board Members. These appointments will be for a three year term commencing 19 June 2024.

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 $800,000 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 the positions.

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 appointment is for a 3 year term and is an appointed, not elected position.

All applications should include a CV, confirmation of independence as defined above, and an appropriate covering letter.

They should be forwarded to:
M. Connors – CEO
West Coast Rugby Union
P.O. Box 31
For more information please contact the above
Applications close 5pm Friday 3rd May 2024.