The Audi quattro Winter Games NZ is an elite multi-snow and ice sports event held over two weeks in Central Otago, New Zealand. The recent Games attracted a record entry of 846 competitors from 42 countries and it is now firmly established as the Southern Hemisphere’s premier winter snow sports event.
It is unique in New Zealand sport and is the result of a Government initiative in 2006 to develop a major recurring international event for the benefit of all New Zealand. The 2017 Winter Games NZ was the tenth year of that original business plan and the fifth edition of the Games.
Run by a Charitable Trust, the Winter Games NZ’s vision is to be recognised internationally as one of the world’s premier snow sports events.
The Games point of difference is its multi-sport component. No other event in the world combines so many winter sports into the one event at World Cup or Continental Cup level.
Now the Games are poised to go annual from 2018.
Reporting to the Board, the Chief Executive is responsible for the further development and management of the Winter Games New Zealand in 2017 to ensure it is recognised as one of the world’s premier snow sports events.
The Winter Games NZ requires a Chief Executive who is able build upon the highly successful Winter Games NZ held in 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015 and 2017, and to take the Winter Games NZ to the next level to deliver on its key objectives.
The Board and the Chief Executive will determine the strategic direction of Winter Games New Zealand.
Purpose of Position:
To further develop the organisation so that it capable of delivering an annual Winter Games NZ, from 2018 on, that is of a world class standard and provides the maximum possible benefits to Otago and New Zealand.
Key outcomes and responsibilities
Education and experience
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