Careers with Australian Sports Commission

The Australian Sports Commission (ASC) is the Australian Government agency responsible for supporting and investing in sport and comprises of Sport Australia and the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS).Sport Australia invests in national sporting organisations, including organisations for people with a disability, to champion the value of sport and encourage Australians of all backgrounds, ages, and abilities to get involved in sport. In addition to providing funding, Sport Australia is focused on improving the capability of sporting organisations to create an effective and sustainable national sport sector.As a member of the Sport Australia Senior Leadership Group, the Deputy General Manager Industry Capability is responsible for leading the branch to drive sector collaboration and cross industry innovation, delivering organisational enhancement and governance programs, and improving the effectiveness of sporting organisations by designing better learning experiences for sport participants, coaches, officials and administrators.Key branch functions and projects include:Providing advisory services and design expertise to assist sporting organisations to deliver good governance and organisation enhancement projects to support improved business operationsOversight and implementation of best practice governance principles and standardsManaging financial advisory services to promote and foster improved financial oversight and capability across the sport sectorDelivering a modernised national sport Learning Management SystemLaunch, embed and evaluate frameworks and products designed to enhance sector workforce capabilityWe are seeking a highly qualified candidate with demonstrated experience working in a high-tempo environments, who can excel at leading a diverse branch and leverage existing relationships across the sport and government sectors to deliver successful national programs.  Please note the ASC operates under The Australian Sports Commission Act 1989 and is separate to the Australian Public Service terms and conditions of employment. If you have any questions regarding movements from the APS to the ASC please call People & Culture. Employment benefits include access to priority onsite childcare placements, free parking and use of on-site gymnasium and swimming pool.Applications close 5.00pm AEDT Thursday, 24 June 2021 (no late applications will be accepted). The successful applicants must be an Australian citizen. Attachments: Job Description Acknowledgement of CountryThe Australian Sports Commission, incorporating Sport Australia and the AIS, pay our respects to the Traditional Owners of country throughout Australia. We pay our respects to Elders past and present and acknowledge the valuable contribution Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people make to Australian society and sport.Job Description 195000 AUD Australia - ACT ACT Canberra 2902

Deputy General Manager, Industry Capability

  • Develop and lead programs that enhance the sport sector
  • Work with a passionate team
  • Exciting, challenging and dynamic work environment

    The Australian Sports Commission (ASC) is the Australian Government agency responsible for supporting and investing in sport and comprises of Sport Australia and the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS).

    Sport Australia invests in national sporting organisations, including organisations for people with a disability, to champion the value of sport and encourage Australians of all backgrounds, ages, and abilities to get involved in sport. In addition to providing funding, Sport Australia is focused on improving the capability of sporting organisations to create an effective and sustainable national sport sector.

    As a member of the Sport Australia Senior Leadership Group, the Deputy General Manager Industry Capability is responsible for leading the branch to drive sector collaboration and cross industry innovation, delivering organisational enhancement and governance programs, and improving the effectiveness of sporting organisations by designing better learning experiences for sport participants, coaches, officials and administrators.

    Key branch functions and projects include:

    • Providing advisory services and design expertise to assist sporting organisations to deliver good governance and organisation enhancement projects to support improved business operations
    • Oversight and implementation of best practice governance principles and standards
    • Managing financial advisory services to promote and foster improved financial oversight and capability across the sport sector
    • Delivering a modernised national sport Learning Management System
    • Launch, embed and evaluate frameworks and products designed to enhance sector workforce capability

    We are seeking a highly qualified candidate with demonstrated experience working in a high-tempo environments, who can excel at leading a diverse branch and leverage existing relationships across the sport and government sectors to deliver successful national programs.

     

     

    Please note the ASC operates under The Australian Sports Commission Act 1989 and is separate to the Australian Public Service terms and conditions of employment. If you have any questions regarding movements from the APS to the ASC please call People & Culture.

    Employment benefits include access to priority onsite childcare placements, free parking and use of on-site gymnasium and swimming pool.

    Applications close 5.00pm AEDT Thursday, 24 June 2021 (no late applications will be accepted).

     

    The successful applicants must be an Australian citizen.

     

    Attachments: Job Description

     

    Acknowledgement of Country

    The Australian Sports Commission, incorporating Sport Australia and the AIS, pay our respects to the Traditional Owners of country throughout Australia. We pay our respects to Elders past and present and acknowledge the valuable contribution Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people make to Australian society and sport.

    Please download the job description and then hit the "Apply Now" button. You will need to upload your CV/Resume and then complete the online application form. The application form will include these questions:

    • Describe how your personal attributes will contribute to our team and enhance relationships with stakeholders
    • Referencing the job description, please describe why you believe you are suitable for this position
    • Please list your key relevant achievements
    • The SportAus Way, is how we describe our organisational culture. Please describe how you would demonstrate the SportAus Way?

    If you have any questions after reading the job description please contact Brooke De Landre on +61 2 6214 3931 for a confidential discussion, quoting reference number JN 1594. If you experience any technical issues please contact People & Culture on (02) 6214 1328 or people@ausport.gov.au.


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