Current Vacancies

Waikato Regional Medical Lead - High Performance Sport New Zealand

  • Deliver world leading medical support to elite athletes
  • Expand the breadth and quality of healthcare support
  • Support the delivery of medical services within Waikato
  • Cambridge location

High Performance Sport New Zealand (HPSNZ) works in partnership with National Sport Organisations (NSOs) to support athletes and coaches to deliver performances on the world stage that inspire the nation and communities. HPSNZ also works in in partnership to target specific sports and campaigns, contributes specialist performance support resources and expertise, and provides strategic investment to enable success.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within High Performance Sport New Zealand to lead the Performance Health team across the Waikato Region, supporting the development of sustainable world class medical support to Waikato based athletes.

In addition to being responsible for ensuring the delivery of world leading medical support to NSO identified elite athletes, through its regional leadership, this role will be central to expanding the breadth and quality of healthcare support to all identified athletes in the Waikato. The beautiful Waikato region is home to many of New Zealand's most successful sports and athletes, including cycling, kayaking and rowing.

In collaboration with the HPSNZ Director of Performance Health, the successful candidate will play a leading role in the future development of the support to elite New Zealand Athletes. Due to the significance of this role, it is anticipated that the successful individual will play a central role in supporting pinnacle event medical coverage.

This unique opportunity would suit an individual with a proven track record in working in elite sport healthcare and desires to have a significant impact on the future of New Zealand sport. The successful candidate will hold a medical degree and post graduate qualification in sports medicine accompanied by a range of skill sets, including a strong clinical, leadership and research background.

How to Apply

Please note Sportspeople Recruitment will commence screening and interviewing for this role immediately. If you are intending to apply, please do so now.

Applications Close: 5pm Friday 27 January, 2023 - we reserve the right to close the role early if sufficient merit applications are received.

Application Format: Candidates must complete and submit the COMPULSORY Sportspeople Recruitment Application Form (attached to this advertisement) at the time of applying. The Form contains questions against which we require your specific response prior to considering your application. People Recruitment prefers a 2 page letter of introduction and a CV of no more than 6 pages, merged into the Application Form as one MS Word file.


The Waikato Regional Medical Lead, High Performance Sport New Zealand search and recruitment process is being managed exclusively by Sportspeople Recruitment.

In the first instance general enquiries should be directed to Karen Good on +64 (0) 212 319 602,  FREECALL NZ 0800 634 388 or +61 2 9555 5000.

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