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5741 TRU Vacancy CEO 6-28 Nov 2020





Position Title: Chief Executive Officer-Tonga Rugby Union
Short Description: The position will be responsible for leading and re-positioning the TRU as an effective, well managed and credible national sporting federation with outstanding corporate governance. This is a Tonga Rugby Union (TRU) position and supported by World Rugby, who in partnership are seeking an experienced Executive who will be responsible for the development of quality strategic and operational plans, stakeholder management and people leadership to deliver a new era of rugby and administrative excellence.
Employer: Tonga Rugby Union
Work Type: Full Time
Salary: Negotiated with successful candidate
Location: Nuku’alofa, Kingdom of Tonga
Detailed Description:

The appointment of a new CEO for the Tonga Rugby Union represents an important milestone in the delivery of key governance and administrative reforms for the peak body responsible for Rugby in the Kingdom of Tonga.

The successful candidate will be able to create effective partnerships with international, government and community organisations; build a robust and efficient organisation that is committed to developing its people and administrative capabilities; develop and implement strategic initiatives; develop effective relationships with key stakeholders including all levels of government and sports organisations; oversee a quality high performance program that provides the very best coaching and player welfare and development; and ensure excellent Corporate Governance is in place.

Selection Criteria:

  • A record of outstanding leadership and team development.
  • Business acumen and commercial astuteness.
  • Strategic and operational planning and implementation skills.
  • Relationship development and management.
  • Financial Management with a demonstrated ability to prepare and manage budgets, analyse financial records and prepare reports.
  • Presentation and communication skills.
  • Project management skills typically involving multiple tasking across organisational boundaries
Closing Date: Friday 28th November 2020
Other Details:

The position is available immediately. Contact Tupou Pone on email tupouponetongarugbyunion [at] gmail [dot] com (subject: Request%20for%20TRU%20CEO%20position%20description) for a copy of the position description. The applicant must address and give examples of their experience in both the Principal Accountabilities and Selection Criteria parts of this job description.

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APPLY TO Chairman, Tonga Rugby Union Fasi, Nuku’alofa Kingdom of Tonga

Phone: (676) 26045
Email: spohiva [at] hotmail [dot] com (subject: Application%20for%20TRU%20CEO%20position)

How to Apply: Applications, which must address the detailed position description and selection criteria, together with a CV including the names and contact information of referees, should be received by the Chairman no later than 5.00pm on Friday 28th November 2020.