Board Members - New Zealand Cricket

Reference Number: 845587aa

Location: Auckland

New Zealand Cricket’s constitution requires the retirement by rotation of two directors for this upcoming year. Retiring director Liz Dawson will be seeking re-election. Retiring director Sir Richard Hadlee will not be seeking re-election. Sheffield Search is assisting NZC’s Board Appointments Panel to facilitate this process.

NZC invites applications from suitably qualified individuals. A Skills and Competencies Framework approved by the organisation’s membership outlines the ideal experience and mix of strengths that are considered most likely to deliver outstanding governance leadership of the sport. This, as well as skills that complement the current board competencies, will assist and guide the decision making process. A depth of governance experience, cricket and/or sporting knowledge and networks, commercial/financial acumen and a range of strong personal qualities are considered as core to these appointments.

NZC has a vision of cricket being a game for all New Zealanders and is committed to encouraging Diversity and Inclusivity, recognising the importance of breaking down discriminative attitudes and behaviours in sport.

Please click on the links below to access relevant information for potential applicants:

1.       NZC’s Constitution

2.      NZC’s Skills and Competencies Framework

Alternatively, please feel free to contact Kelly Smith ( The Board Appointments Panel will evaluate all applications, conduct interviews and nominate suitable candidates for appointment by 25 October 2017. 

To apply in strict confidence now, please complete the ‘apply for this job’ application form, attaching your cover letter and CV. Applications close on 22 September 2017. Emails will be electronically acknowledged and further correspondence may be by email.

For more information please phone Ian Taylor on +64 9 367 1501 (DDI) or Raewyn Brown on +64 21 917 203.

To apply use application form or email

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