General Manager Performance and Talent

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General Manager Performance and Talent

Role Summary

As General Manager Performance & Talent, you will take responsibility for leading the High-Performance programme, providing direction and support for our key personnel covering the male, female, talent identification and development, and player and coach development programmes. The role will drive the strategic direction of the high-performance department to deliver on its aim to be the largest producer of domestic and international talent in New Zealand through an individualised approach that supports consistently performing teams.

You will be responsible for creating an integrated, aligned, and collaborative high-performance network that drives long term development within our high-performance system. Your role will be critical in developing and growing strong relationships that will aid in this key strategic goal, including with our main partner, New Zealand Cricket.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • A proven track record in professional high performance sporting environments.
  • Ability to lead strategic planning, execution, and delivery.
  • Strategic programme design, delivery and assessment experience including the development and management of annual strategic and operational plans.
  • Prior contract / list management or negotiation experience would be an advantage.
  • Business acumen to include budget management and delivery, financial application to specific programmes and review.
  • Strategic leadership including progressive people management to drive a professional development culture.
  • Ability to influence others and constructively challenge if/when required.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to develop strong relationships with a very diverse group of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Relevant tertiary qualification within sports management or business.

Job Details

Depending on experience


Contact Information

Cricket Avenue, Mount Eden, Auckland, New Zealand