Vacancies

BMX Performance Scientist - BikeNZ

An exciting opportunity has been created for an experienced performance scientist, with a passion and an ambition to work in elite sport.

BikeNZ is seeking applications for a BMX Performance Scientist to be based at the Avantidrome / Home of Cycling in Cambridge, Waikato. BikeNZ's purpose is to create a high performance environment that develops elite riders who win world championship and Olympic medals including gold. To help make this happen our dedicated team of professional staff are fully committed to providing world class support to our elite athletes.

The successful applicant will be provided with the opportunity to lead the monitoring, data analysis capture and support of targeted BMX athletes in the BikeNZ High Performance Programme. Working closely with key members of BikeNZ’s support team you will play a critical role analysing acquired data, track performance and training progression, and provide data to guide decisions around training, BMX critical success factors and racing for the coach and athletes.

Experience working within a high performance sport environment with a demonstrated ability to analyse, interpret and apply strategies to enhance performance is essential. Specific cycling-related scientific knowledge and experience using powers meters and analysis tools is desirable.

Interested applicants who are high speed learners, adaptable, self-aware and driven by achieving results should provide their CV and cover letter, outlining their skills, experience and motivation, to recruitment@hpsnz.org.nz before 5pm, 26 September 2014.

A copy of the Job Description can be found here




Cycling Southland is seeking a General Manager to provide leadership for the organisation and realise opportunities for further development of the sport which covers grass roots cyclists to Olympians on the track & road.

The GM will manage the day to day operations of the organisation including staffing (paid & volunteer), financial management, development, events management & promotions. The development & maintenance of relationships with key stakeholders including community funders, sponsors & other cycling codes will also be important. Working closely with the Executive Committee, the GM will identify possible strategic opportunities for the organisation, develop a plan & make it happen!

The successful candidate will have the following:

  • Demonstrated success in a senior leadership/management role
  • Strategic planning & management experience
  • Good understanding of membership organisations
  • Strong marketing & communication skills, with experience identifying commercial opportunities and delivering stable and diverse revenue streams
  • A dynamic, energetic and motivated personality.

A tertiary qualification in business, management or a related discipline is preferred. For the right candidate this role could be less than 40 hours per week.

Join an award winning organisation and work with passionate people!

Closing date: Friday 12 September 2014

Contact Tracey Wayte at Progressive Consulting for an application pack on (03) 218 1854 or via email: progressive@wearehr.co.nz