Crusaders (GP) Limited holds the licence to manage Super Rugby in the northern South Island of New Zealand and has an enviable record of high achievement in professional rugby. An important element in the governance of the Company is the appointment of two independent directors (i.e. two directors not appointed by any of the six provincial shareholding unions).

The current term of one of the current independent directors expires this year and applications are being sought to fill this position on the Board of the Company from late in 2019 until the AGM of the Company in 2021.The incumbent has indicated that they will be seeking reappointment.

Applicants need to demonstrate experience in a commercial governance role; experience in the governance / management of professional sport; and, in particular experience with organisations recognised for high performance.

A curriculum vitae should accompany your application, which should also outline the attributes/strengths you will bring to the governance of Crusaders (GP) Ltd, and include the names and contact details of two referees.

Your application should be forwarded to the address below and received no later than 5 pm Monday 11 November 2019.

The Appointments Committee

Crusaders (GP) Ltd

C/- Sarah Mason

P O Box 755


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