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Who we areSport 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.What we wantAs the Director you will have strategic and operational responsibility for the delivery of Sport Australia’s flagship participation program – Sporting Schools. You will manage a diverse team to deliver a highly effective program while continuing to consider ways in which the program’s impact can be enhanced. The successful applicant will have significant experience in program delivery, program innovation and stakeholder management.What the applicant needsDegree and demonstrated management level experience in Business, Sport or a related field Experience working in management in the Education sector or Game Development at a national sporting organisationDemonstrated success/experience in delivering a major Commonwealth/State grant programDemonstrated understandingof key trends and issues facing the sector and ability to anticipate future challenges to create long range competitive strategies and plansExperience in successfully managing a diverse team, including demonstrated success in achieving team and project objectives and cohesion in line with a strategic direction.Demonstrated capacity to provide timely, compelling and concise advice to inform executive members and senior management to support decision making. Demonstrated high level experience in managing financial resources, risk management, business planning and strategy development.Experience delivering cultural change through influence and using innovative techniques.The role will be based in Canberra and the current vacancy is for an initial period to December 2022, with the potential for extension.To be eligible for employment with the Australian Sports Commission, it is preferred that applicants are an Australian citizen or permanent resident of Australia. Note, that an order of merit may be used to fill other opportunities, including longer term contracts or ongoing vacancies, should the opportunity arise within 12 months from the role being advertisedSalary range = $134,222 - $163,447 per annum + up to 15.4% superannuation.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 facilities and use of on-site gymnasium in Canberra.Applications close 5.00pm AEST Thursday, 30th September 2021 (no late applications will be accepted).Attachments: Job DescriptionAcknowledgement 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.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 stakeholdersReferencing the job description, please describe why you believe you are suitable for this positionPlease list your key relevant achievementsThe SportAus Way is how we describe our organisational culture. Please describe how you would demonstrate the SportAus Way within the workplace?If you have any questions after reading the Job Description, please contact Cameron French on 0425 297 704 for a confidential discussion, quoting reference number JN 1317.If you experience any technical issues, please contact People & Culture on (02) 6214 1328 or Description 130000 AUD Australia - ACT ACT Canberra 2902

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