Chief Executive Officer

Fiji Rugby
  • Post Date: February 12, 2024
  • Apply Before: February 27, 2024
  • Applications 0
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Job Overview

The Fiji Rugby Football Union (FRFU) is based in the Nation’s capital of Suva and is responsible for administering the sport of Rugby Union across 14 provinces. The major responsibility of The Fiji Rugby Football Union is to continuously develop and improve processes by enabling pathways from “grass roots” level through to elite and professional level. Fiji Rugby Union strives to enhance players’ and officials’ competencies locally and internationally. This is an exciting opportunity to lead Fiji Rugby as it continues to develop into a strong contender across all formats of Rugby Union at international level.

ROLE SUMMARY:

Reporting to the Board of Trustees, you will be responsible for leading, managing and delivering the strategic, commercial, operational, and financial objectives of Fiji Rugby. You will provide vision and leadership to rugby in Fiji and represent Fiji Rugby with distinction as a member of the international rugby community. You will be responsible for representing and enhancing the Fiji Rugby brand in the region as well as on the international stage. You will provide strong leadership of the organisation and continually reinforce the vision and mission of Fiji Rugby whilst ensuring that the strategic goals and objectives of the organisation are always achieved.

You will develop strong relationships with major funding partners to identify and maximize opportunities for Fiji Rugby as well as building collaborative relationships with World Rugby, Oceania Rugby, Government of Fiji, The Fiji Sports Commission and other International Rugby nations to ensure that Fiji Rugby is valued and respected on the world stage.

ABOUT YOU:

  • You must be a Fijian passport holder – currently residing in Fiji or living overseas.
  • Degree in business, sports management, finance, marketing or other relevant qualification is required
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience working in a senior executive / leadership position in a medium to large size organization.
  • An inspirational leader who can build and sustain a strong organizational culture.
  • Strong commercial and influencing skills, with the ability to manage relationships and resolve sensitive and critical issues at a senior level with a variety of stakeholders.
  • Compliance, risk management and change management experience.
  • Good governance principles and discipline with the ability to make sound judgements.
  • Financial management skills or experience with ability to interpret financial information.
  • You will have an outstanding ability to develop and harness sustainable relationships with diverse stakeholder groups at local, national and international level.
  • you will have a dynamic and engaging leadership style, political and cultural maturity, ability to influence and a passion for Fiji Rugby Football Union and / or sport

This is a fantastic opportunity to provide strategic leadership and direction to Fiji Rugby at an exciting time as they continue to develop into a strong contender on the world stage!

APPLICATIONS CLOSE – Monday 26th February 2024

TO APPLY

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Please send your resume with cover letter to: [email protected]

Global Elite Sports (www.globalelitesports.com) have been contracted exclusively on behalf of Fiji Rugby to undertake the recruitment for this appointment.

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