Working at Northern Region Football 

Northern Region Football is currently a Joint Venture between Northern Football Federation and Auckland Football Federation, two of the seven District Federations affiliated to New Zealand Football. Northern Region Football encompasses the Far North, Northland, West Auckland, North Harbour, Central Auckland and Counties Manukau. 


One of the largest participation sports, together with our 78 member Clubs, we provide competitions and opportunities to over 35,000 registered players and thousands of coaches, referees, administrators and volunteers, and run 900 games every weekend in season.


We support football/futsal from community through to the Northern Regional Premier League, which also includes teams from the Waikato and Bay of Plenty.


NRF is committed to upholding the mana of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and Treaty principles of Partnership, Protection and Participation. We are starting our bicultural journey to live this commitment. We recognise the positive value of diversity, and we welcome job applications from people of all backgrounds.


Area manager - Central and South Auckland

Our team of Area Managers are responsible for leading the growth and sustainability of football and futsal in their regional area. They are the primary link between member clubs and NRF, as well as managing strategic stakeholders such as Regional Sports Trusts, Local Boards and Council, funders, facilities providers and other partners. We’re looking for an Area Manager to cover the Central and South Auckland areas.

The ideal candidate will be tertiary qualified in sports management or a related area, possibly with a Coach Developer or Education qualification. You’ll have sport development and/or community development experience, and will have a working knowledge of the NZ Football Whole of Football Plan and the football landscape in Auckland. Great communication skills and the ability to work autonomously are key.

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Coach Education Officer

The Coach Education Officer is responsible for the integration, implementation and delivery of Coach Education and Development programmes and services as well as ensuring resources are effectively managed. The role is the focal point for coach education and development in both football and futsal, across the Region.

We’re looking for someone tertiary qualified in Sport Management or a related area of study, with a minimum of an OFC/NZF C Licence, as well as an understanding of the NZ Football Whole of Football Plan. The ideal candidate will have experience of working with a range of stakeholders in a community development or sports environment.

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