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Lead Performance Scientist

87A2850 v2

The Crusaders is one of the leading and most respected rugby brands in the world.


That success is because of a team of dedicated people passionate about high performance sport.


We are committed to excellence and are seeking a highly skilled and motivated lead performance scientist to join our team. This role is an integral to our commitment to enhancing player performance, optimising training strategies, and contributing to the club’s ongoing success both on and off the field.


To be successful in this role, you will need to be appropriately qualified by training and/or experience, including a proven ability in research, data analysis and reporting including an outstanding level of understanding of performance monitoring and analysis tools ideally, but not necessarily in rugby union environment.


You will need to demonstrate extensive experience in the use of a wide range of performance enhancing and monitoring technology to develop and implement cutting-edge sports scientist strategies.


Working closely with coaches, physiotherapists, and support staff, you will be a team player and have the ability to develop strong working relationships and effectively communicate analytical information. Prior experience in an elite sports team environment would be an advantage.


This is an outstanding opportunity for a passionate and enthusiastic Sport Scientist interested in a career in a high-performance rugby environment. We need you to help ensure the Crusaders have the sports science support that provides the greatest chance of on-field success.


Crusaders is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. If you are passionate about sports science and ready to contribute to our legacy of success, please apply via Seek.


Mā pango mā whero, ka oti te mahi; with black with red, we will achieve.


Applications close on 15th November 2023 with interviews commencing the following week.


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87A2850 v2