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Territory Development Lead - Darwin

AusCycling is the nation’s peak riding and cycling body, representing more than 5 million Australians who ride bikes. AusCycling is responsible for programs, projects and initiatives that encompass BMX, Cyclo-cross, eSports, Track, Mountain Bike, Road, Para and recreational cycling.

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 Australian athletes at Olympic, Paralympic & Commonwealth Games, UCI World Championships, and other major international events.

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 on and off the bike.

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

The focus for the role includes club support and development initiatives, event delivery, participation and volunteer growth, community engagement, junior pathways and the promotion of a range of accreditation programs.


Club Support and Development

  • Lead the implementation of AC programs and club development initiatives

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with Clubs

  • Directly supporting club development plans through the Club network

Participation Growth

  • Promote, support and deliver the “on the ground delivery” of AusCycling’s participation programs in the NT

Events and Racing

  • Lead the delivery of the NT competition calendar and appointed events

  • Provide administrative support for the NT level competitions and series

  • Support Clubs to ensure the safe and fair delivery of their competitions


  • Promote and support the “on the ground delivery” of AusCycling’s workforce development and accreditation programs


  • Support the delivery of the NT Teams, Squads or Academies

Key Performance Indicators

  • Positive club sentiment

  • Positive participant feedback (events, development/pathway programs, officials)

  • Meeting coaches and official growth targets

  • Meeting event participation targets


  • Tertiary qualification in sport management or business is seen as favorable

Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • Demonstrated collaborative leadership style and volunteer management experience

  • Strong communication skills, including verbally and in writing, and the ability to advocate, represent, influence, negotiate and resolve conflicts should they arise

  • Experience establishing and maintaining strong stakeholder relationships

  • Demonstrated experience in planning, coordinating, delivering and evaluating community programs

Key Behaviours

  • Strong project management skills

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

  • Entrepreneurial, open to change, and able to capitalise on innovative alternatives

  • Customer/member focused, able to understand other perspectives and strives to build organisational capability to enhance and deliver an outstanding member experience

  • Is accountable, takes responsibility, and is proactive in solving problems and seeing issues through to resolution

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

  • Is inclusive in approach and shows respect for all others at all times

  • Committed to own personal development, continuous improvement, and the organisational development of AusCycling

Mandatory Requirements

  • Working with Children’s Check clearance from the relevant authority

  • Satisfactory Police Check (in the absolute discretion of the Company)

  • Satisfactory No Doping Declaration (in the absolute discretion of the Company)


This role requires the incumbent to hold and maintain a Working with Children Clearance, along with a drivers license. Due to the timing of AusCycling programs, 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 our projects).

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 canmake a positive and new contribution to ourteam.

Please email your CV and cover letter to

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