New Zealand Racing Board (NZRB) is a truly diverse business. We're a totally kiwi
operation and what we do touches the lives of a large number of people the length and
breadth of the country. Operating more than 650 TAB retail outlets and a call centre, as well
as our own national television and radio channels, we're an integral part of cities, towns, and
In this newly created role you’ll be responsible for maximising the strategic delivery of New
Zealand’s racing calendar in liaison with its critical partners. You will drive the development
of a strategic approach that considers when, where and how race meetings take place that
best enables the growth of racing in New Zealand for future generations.
You will achieve this by working with the industry to take a strategic approach to the
development and management of the annual racing calendar, the process for awarding
racing licences, and ensuring an optimum footprint of racing venues.
Leading the coordination of our Future Venue Plan programme you’ll work with codes, clubs
and other stakeholders to consider and develop a plan that will maximise the long term
sustainability and growth of racing in New Zealand.
With strong influencing and negotiating skills you’ll work closely with our CEO, CEOs of
Harness New Zealand, Thoroughbred New Zealand and Greyhound New Zealand and
nominated Board members to manage the Future Venue Plan and NZRB Dates Committee.
This is a unique role that requires both strategic and operational thinking and action, along
with extensive collaboration both internally and externally to achieve success. With strong
stakeholder management experience, you’ll focus on promoting effective engagement with
Industry with a view to drive required and significant change at both a local and national level.
We're committed to the development of our people and to providing career advancement.
We provide free health insurance for you and your family, a fabulous cafe with barista, and
an active social club.
For further detail about this opportunity please click on the More Details link below to
download and view the position description.
To start your career with the NZ Racing Board click on this link -
https://careers.nzracingboard.co.nz/?unlistedjob=PiLjwhQ&tracker=75305182 to apply.
Please ensure your CV is updated and your covering letter outlines why you are the most
suitable applicant for this role.
Applications close on Sunday 18 March 2018.
PDF of the Postion description is also avaiable here.