Governance Roles

  • Anonymous Company
  • Auckland CBD, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Jun 24, 2024
Part-Time Management

Job Description

About Harness Racing New Zealand
Harness Racing New Zealand (HRNZ) serves as the peak authority for harness racing, providing leadership, promotion, and administration support to the sport. Situated in Christchurch, adjacent to Addington Raceway, HRNZ is strategically located at the heart of harness racing in Canterbury. HRNZ collaborates closely with key member clubs, regional programme committees, allied organisations such as Racing New Zealand, TAB NZ, and Entain, their primary wagering partner. Our primary objectives include establishing a robust foundation to enhance business and wagering performance, securing racing opportunities, providing strategic leadership and direction, and maximizing returns for both owners and participants within the sport. For more information, please see https://www.hrnz.co.nz.

The Governance Roles
Harness Racing New Zealand is looking for seven outstanding directors who will complement each other around the Board table to play a pivotal role in shaping the future of this vibrant industry. A candidate with chair experience is also sought.
  
This is your opportunity to leave your mark on an industry that's as dynamic as it is rewarding.
  
The Candidates We Are Looking For:
We're on the hunt for a diverse range of candidates with varied backgrounds and expertise. While prior governance, including Chair experience is valued, we're also open to individuals with specialised skills keen to grow their governance career.
  
Strategic Thinkers: We need individuals with a knack for strategic planning to help navigate our industry's ever-changing landscape.
  
Engagement Experts: Building relationships is key. We're seeking candidates who excel at connecting with stakeholders and fostering meaningful engagement.
  
Financial Capability: Numbers matter. If you have a sharp financial acumen and experience in senior commercial roles, we are keen to hear from you.
  
Advocates for Well-being: Health, safety, and animal welfare are top priorities. We're looking for candidates committed to promoting well-being and ethical practices.
  
Compliance Guardians: Rules matter. We need individuals who can provide oversight and ensure adherence to regulations and standards across all manner of risk.
  
Industry Specialists: Knowledge is power. Whether you're a seasoned veteran or a fresh face, your insights will shape the industry's trajectory.
  
Innovators: Change is inevitable and required. We're seeking candidates who thrive on driving progress and embracing innovation.
  
Tech Enthusiasts: Technology will be key to the industry going forward.  If you're adept at leveraging technology to enhance efficiency, we want to hear from you.
    
Ready to Make a Difference? Harness Racing is an industry filled with challenges and rewards. From exciting innovations to impactful moments, every day offers new opportunities. If you're ready to be part of a team that's passionate and purpose-driven, we invite you to apply and help shape the future of our dynamic industry.

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Organisation

Harness Racing New Zealand (HRNZ)

Job Summary

Harness Racing New Zealand is looking for seven outstanding directors who will complement each other around the Board table to play a pivotal role in shaping the future of this vibrant industry. A candidate with chair experience is also sought.

How to apply

To Apply
Please submit your governance CV/Cover letter to outline your skills and any previous governance/Chair experience and click the ‘Apply’ button.

Initial enquiries are welcome by phoning Sally Wynn-Williams on 027 478 5554 or Odette Shearer on 021 270 8657.
  
Applications close 5pm, Wednesday 17 July.

Sector

Not for Profit