Operations Coordinator - Darwin
AusCycling is the nation’s peak riding and cycling body, representing more than 5 million Australians who ride bikes. Formed in 2020 from 19 state, territory, and national bodies, AusCycling is responsible for programs, projects and initiatives that encompass BMX, Track, Mountain Bike, Road, Para and recreational. We help school kids learn to ride, we stage more than 500 events each year, we nurture clubs and create pathways, and we are responsible for the training, welfare, and performance of Australia’s Olympic, Commonwealth Games and World Tour athletes. AusCycling is committed to diversity and inclusion, to integrity and clean sport, to building communities and to achieving excellence in the right way. AusCycling exists to unleash the unbound potential in every body. AusCycling’s ambition is to be a global leader in cycling – known for our positive impact through participation, performance, advocacy, and sustainability programs.
AusCycling’s Sport Pillar oversees events and racing; workforce education and accreditation programs; competition rules and the State / Territory delivery network. AusCycling’s Participation pillar has responsibility for the growth in participation, creating opportunities for more people to enjoy riding their bike regardless of age, circumstance, skill level and location. Primarily this occurs through the channels of school and community programs, working closely with our Clubs and delivery partners to grow the number of Australians riding bikes and actively involved with Clubs.
With a focus on club development, participation growth and events, the Operations Coordinator will work closely with the State Operations Manager to assist the delivery of the Operation Plans in the Northern Territory. Working across all disciplines including Road, Track, Para-cycling, mountain bike and BMX, a primary focus of the role is to ensure highest quality rider experiences.
The Operations Coordinator will support the ‘on-the-ground’ delivery of AusCycling’s Club development, participation and sport initiatives.
Work in partnership with Clubs to deliver programs and initiatives that grow community participation across all types of bike riding.
Work with Club and community coaches to deliver school, community and club programs.
Deliver teaching / coaching programs where required.
Assist Clubs to set up come and try programs and other participation initiatives.
In conjunction with the participation team, service third party providers such as Leisure Centers and School Camps to assist in the roll out of AusCycling participation products.
With the participation team, co-design targets and KPI’s for each of the participation products and channels to market.
Community Workforce Development
Support the administration and delivery of workforce development initiatives.
Support the planning, coordination and delivery of events as assigned.
Support event sanctioning, including coordination of the state / territory race calendar.
Liaise with key event delivery partners including clubs, private organisers, suppliers and contractors, ensuring that event agreements are in place with event partners.
Ensure standard operating procedures and risk management. processes/procedures are implemented.
Supervise event volunteers as required and provide administration for the appointment of event officials.
Develop and retain positive working relationships with schools, clubs, third party providers and councils.
Role model AusCycling organisational values, demonstrating a high standard of behaviour, including respect for, and collaboration with others at all times.
Adhere to, uphold and promote the principles of AusCycling policies and operating procedures.
Other duties as directed to support the overall success of AusCycling, in support of event planning and management as directed from time to time.
Relevant tertiary qualifications highly desirable (Event Management or related field), or a commensurate level of event management experience.
First Aid qualifications required.
Skills, Knowledge and Experience
Ability to communicate effectively (verbally and in writing) with a wide range of stakeholders, both internally and externally, in a professional and ethical manner.
Experience/knowledge in cycling specific event delivery/coordination is desirable.
Past proven experience working with stakeholders, event workforce, contractors and suppliers in event environments.
Excellent time management, organisation and planning skills, with an ability to manage complex tasks, challenging projects and competing deadlines concurrently.
Proven ability to work as part of a team.
Excellent computer literacy and administrative skills.
Excellent record keeping, documentation, and report writing skills.
Sound understanding and experience implementing work health and safety, and risk management practices.
Knowledge of the sport of cycling, and an understanding of contemporary issues and opportunities for the Australian sports sector.
This role requires the incumbent to hold and maintain a Working With Children Clearance, along with a drivers license and up to date first aid.
Due to the timing of AusCycling events and remote nature of the Northern Territory, this role requires flexibility in work hours including being available to work weekends, public holidays and out of hours’ work as necessary (to support events). It may also require the incumbent to travel to remote communities for up to a week at a time or as agreed.
Note that applicants from the Northern Territory are encouraged to apply as knowledge of the area and local connections will be highly advantageous.
To apply, please send a cover letter and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org.