Senior Performance Nutritionist - High Performance Sport New Zealand - Closing date 26 May 2022

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  • Cambridge, Waikato, New Zealand
  • May 14, 2022
Full time, permanent Performance Nutritionist

Job Description

High Performance Sport New Zealand (HPSNZ) is committed to supporting exceptional environments, founded upon innovation and collaboration where all individuals can thrive whilst achieving their performance potential. To help make this happen our dedicated team of professionals are providing world-class support to our country's elite athletes.

HPSNZ is seeking a highly motivated registered Nutritionist or Dietitian with a passion for sport to deliver performance nutrition support to some of New Zealand's high performance athletes. We have an exciting opportunity within our Performance Nutrition team based in Cambridge, which could be the perfect role for you.

Responsible for delivering best practice performance nutrition support to both Rowing New Zealand and other high performance athletes, this role is a 1.0 FTE.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have an Undergraduate degree majoring in Human Nutrition or Dietetics.
  • Have additional post-graduate qualifications in nutrition and/or dietetics and sports nutrition, or in exercise physiology.
  • Registered with, or eligible for registration as a Nutritionist with the Nutrition Society of New Zealand or as a Dietitian with the Dietitians Board of New Zealand.
  • Have 3-5 years' experience working with international high-performance athletes, ideally in an international or Olympic level programme.
  • Possess well developed cultural competency and communication skills and be consultative in nature and a collaborative team member.
  • Be comfortable both leading a nutrition programme as well as taking direction from others.
  • Be talented at assimilating scientific information, critically assessing its relevance and able to apply in an engaging manner to a variety of stakeholders.

This is a fast-paced and energetic environment, in a dedicated team supporting New Zealand's elite athletes. If you have a passion for sport and delivering excellent service this is the role for you. To apply for this opportunity please click 'apply now' below and include your CV and a cover letter, stating why you are interested in being considered for this role.

Applications close: 5pm, Wednesday 26 May 2022