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Event delivery lead - Sydney


Formed in 2020, AusCycling is Australia’s peak body representing all disciplines of cycling. Our vision is to make Australia a nation of bike riders, making cycling the largest participation activity and Olympic sport in Australia, through delivery of a diverse range of benefits for all riders across the nation.

Team Purpose

AusCycling’s Sport Pillar oversees events and racing; workforce education and accreditation programs; competition rules and the State / Territory delivery network.

Position Purpose

As a member of the AusCycling Events delivery team, the Events Delivery Lead - NSW is responsible for the administration requirements to plan and deliver AusCycling events, in partnership with key stakeholders/clubs and event organisers.

Responsibilities

The following responsibilities are indicative requirements of the role and are not intended to represent an exhaustive list of all requirements.

Working under general supervision:

  1. Lead or support the delivery of assigned state level events.

  2. Manage event sanctioning, including coordination of the state / territory race calendar.

  3. Attend national events as required and play a role in the event management team.

  4. Provide and oversee day-to day support for event delivery partners including clubs, private organisers, suppliers and race directors to ensure events are delivered to the highest possible standard.

  5. Oversee the development and administration of state series and state level events.

  6. Support the team of event delivery staff.

  7. Ensure standard operating procedures and policies for events are implemented.

  8. Supervise event volunteers as required.

  9. Support the delivery of timing and results services to selected events.

  10. Contribute to the development of the annual events operations plan and budget.

  11. Role model AusCycling organisational values, demonstrating a high standard of behaviour, including respect for, and collaboration with others at all times.

  12. Adhere to, uphold and promote the principles of AusCycling policies and operating procedures.

  13. Other duties as directed to support the overall success of AusCycling, in support of event planning and management as directed from time to time.

Key Performance Indicators

  1. Consistently uphold the AusCycling organisational values.

  2. Ability to work independently and lead a a team

  3. Demonstrate a whole of organisation view, and positively represent and promote the interests of AusCycling amongst colleagues, stakeholders and members.

  4. Effectively balance a high work volume of competing events, across a variety of stakeholder interests, to deliver assigned activities on time, and within budget.

  5. Ensure all safety requirements relating to participants, volunteers, spectators, and others in attendance at events are met.

Qualifications

Relevant tertiary qualifications highly desirable (Event Management or related field), or a commensurate level of event management experience.

Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  1. Ability to communicate effectively (verbally and in writing) with a wide range of stakeholders, both internally and externally, in a professional and ethical manner.

  2. Experience/knowledge in cycling specific event delivery/coordination is desirable.

  3. Past proven experience working with stakeholders, event workforce, contractors and suppliers in event environments.

  4. Excellent time management, organisation and project management skills, with an ability to manage complex tasks, challenging projects and competing deadlines concurrently.

  5. Proven ability to lead and work as part of a team.

  6. Excellent computer literacy and administrative skills.

  7. Excellent record keeping, documentation, and report writing skills.

  8. Sound understanding and experience implementing work health and safety, and risk management practices.

  9. Knowledge of the sport of cycling, and an understanding of contemporary issues and opportunities for the Australian sports sector.

Key Behaviours

  1. A can-do attitude, and natural ability to bring enthusiasm and positive energy to the team.

  2. Friendly, approachable, patient and professional manner.

  3. Open to change, sees the opportunity presented by new ideas, flexible and accommodating in approach.

  4. Customer/member focussed, able to understand other perspectives and strives to enhance and deliver an outstanding member experience.

  5. Identifies and suggests new and innovative approaches and ideas with confidence, in a considered and respectful manner.

  6. Takes responsibility for own actions, exercises initiative and is proactive in solving problems to see issues through.

  7. A team player, works effectively with others, collaborates and shares information to build collective knowledge.

  8. Is inclusive in approach and always shows respect for all others.

  9. Committed to continuous improvement, and the organisational development of AusCycling.

Notes

This role requires the incumbent to hold and maintain a Working with Children Clearance, along with a drivers licence. Due to the timing of AusCycling events, this role also requires flexibility in work hours including being available to work weekends, public holidays and out of hours’ work as necessary (to support events).

AusCycling values and strives to deliver an inclusive and diverse workforce, representative of the communities we work within. We welcome and encourage applications from all people who have an interest to work with us, and who can make a positive and new contribution to our team.

To apply please send your current CV and a cover letter to recruitment@auscycling.org.au

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