BOPRU Board Member Vacancy​​​​​​​

Bay of Plenty Rugby union invites applications for a casual vacancy on its Board. The vacancy relates to the completion of a currently commenced term. The role would commence on or about 1 July 2022 and would fulfil the remainder of the term through to Mid April 2023. The opportunity will then exist for the appointed person to apply for a new 3 year term as an appointed  Board Member of BOPRU.

BOPRU endeavours to have a diverse board, with the composition of board members having a wide range of backgrounds and expertise. Board members are expected to have a strong background in strategic thinking, business acumen, governance, to be of sound character, and engaged with, and passionate about, rugby.

BOPRU has identified the following key areas to be considered to compliment current Board skills and expertise:

  • Cultural Diversity
  • Geographical Diversity
  • Gender Diversity
  • Business Connections
  • Governance Experience

The position is voluntary, however Board members do receive membership privileges at BOPRU games.  The time involved is subject to individual Board member’s availability and typically involves one meeting a month.

A copy of the application form, Skills and Competencies framework and BOPRU Strategic Document is available by clicking here.

Invited nominees will be required to attend a meeting with the BOPRU Appointments Panel at a date to be advised in late June 2022.

Applications close Friday 19 June 2022 at 5.00pm.

Expressions of interest should be directed to:

Chief Executive

Bay of Plenty Rugby Union

P O Box 4058

Mount Maunganui South