Vacancy – CE WaiBOP Football

Are you passionate about leading a Regional Sporting Organisation in New Zealand? Waikato Bay of Plenty Football (WaiBOP Football) is seeking a Chief Executive for this challenging and rewarding role located in Hamilton.

WaiBOP Football is one of Seven Football Federations who are tasked with managing the growth and development of football in New Zealand, in partnership with New Zealand Football and aligning to the Football In New Zealand Strategic Plan 2016-2025.

Our Vision: Incredible performances on and off the field.
Our Mission: To lead, inspire and deliver football in New Zealand.
Our Values: Unity, Pride, Passion, Respect.
Community Strategic Outcome: More New Zealanders playing and loving football.
WaiBOP Football covers the wider Waikato and Bay of Plenty region and is charged with organising, developing and coordinating key elements of the game including; game leadership, competitions, player, referee and coach development, club support and sustainability, member registrations and data management.

Reporting to the Board of Directors, your key responsibilities are to oversee the strategic direction and organisational operations of WaiBOP Football aligning to the WaiBOP Football  Strategic Plan (2018- 2021), delivering on the Federation’s annual business objectives and meeting the technical expectations of Football in the region.

You will oversee the effective management of relationships with internal and external stakeholders; including commercial and community partners, funders, media and the wider football community.

Of equal importance; providing excellent leadership, fiscal management, systems and processes with the ability to communicate across all levels, cultures and within the game are all fundamental to your success in this role.

If you think you have the skills and abilities please email your cover letter and resume to

Click HERE to view the job description.

For further confidential information please contact Amy Bennett on tel +64 27 434 6472.

Applications close on Thursday 27 July at 5pm.

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