About New Zealand Football
New Zealand Football is the governing body for the sport of association football in New Zealand. It was founded in 1891, as New Zealand Football Association and became officially affiliated with FIFA in 1948. It oversees the seven New Zealand Football federations, as well as the New Zealand national football team (nicknamed the “All Whites”), the national junior and women’s teams (nicknamed the “Football Ferns”), the men’s and women’s national Leagues ISPS Handa Premiership, National Women’s League, and a number of tournaments. Wellington Phoenix FC who plays in the Australian A-League also comes under New Zealand Football jurisdiction.
The All Whites Head Coach is responsible for the planning, implementation, management and success of the All Whites and U23 programmes and, in addition, providing technical guidance to the Men’s U20/U17 national team coaches.
Knowledge Skills & Experience
- Minimum UEFA Pro Coaching License or equivalent
- Demonstrated experience in international coaching and high performing football teams
- Has a willingness to be accountable and measured on performance
- Provide input and technical assistance/direction to the New Zealand U-20 & U-17 Men’s squads along with the appointed Men’s U-20 & U-17’s Coaches;
- Can create a vision and compelling purpose for a wide range of stakeholders
- Has the ability to provide innovative, constructive and effective recommendations to the Technical Director and/or CEO
- Can communicate openly and honestly and establishes and maintains effective relationships
- Really focused on being an outstanding team player
- Has the ability to enhance the brand and profile of football in New Zealand in the media and events.
APPLICATIONS CLOSE – Sunday 21st January 5:00pm
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