General Manager Sport - Cycling Australia

  • National Sport Organisation
  • Lead the Sport Department to deliver cycling events and associated programs Australia wide

Cycling Australia (CA) is the peak body responsible for the management and development of the sport of cycling in Australia from the national team at the elite level, including Olympic, Paralympic and Commonwealth Games, through to grass roots community level participation. 

Reporting to the CEO, the General Manager Sport will oversee the effective delivery of sport services for Cycling Australia, including managing the national sporting calendar (inclusive of UCI registration and sanctioning), National Championship events, the National Road Series, sport technical services, officiating and support to the relevant Commissions.

As the leader of the Sport Department, you will manage a small and highly capable team and will be required to work strategically and collaboratively across the organisation to assist CA deliver on its strategic objectives identified in CA’s Strategy 2020.

To be considered for this role you will need to be a dynamic leader with energy and an ability to swiftly build relationships and credibility with elite teams, an array of private promoters, contractors and key Government, corporate and cycling stakeholders. Proven business acumen and demonstrable commercial skills including planning, budgeting and change management is required, with the capacity to work in a very outcome-based environment and comfortable being measured by your results.

You will be persuasive and articulate with exceptional communication and presentation skills as well as the ability to engage and motivate people within a changing environment to achieve success.

The successful candidate will have an excellent working knowledge of sport, with an understanding of, or background in, the sport of cycling. A demonstrated understanding of sport event delivery to achieve strategic and commercial outcomes is required.

This role presents a unique opportunity to make a positive impact on the delivery of cycling events and associated programs both strategically and operationally throughout Australia.