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Sport & Events Manager

Cycling Australia Ltd

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  • Melbourne Victoria Australia
  • Full Time
Closing 8 Dec 2019
Applications 0


Cycling Australia (CA) is the national administrative body responsible for the sport of cycling in Australia as recognised by the International Cycling Union (UCI), the Australian Government through the Australian Sports Commission (ASC), the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC), the Australian Commonwealth Games Association (ACGA) and the Australian Paralympic Committee (APC).

Our vision is to be the world's leading cycling nation and our mission is to inspire Australians to ride with us.

The role is responsible for leading and building the national road racing program.   

Cycling Australia is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, or age.

This is a full-time position within a national organisation.  The role will include some inter-state travel and work outside standard hours is expected.


The Sport and Event Manager is principally responsible for developing Cycling Australia’s:

  • National Championship events;
  • National Series;
  • Competition Support Services;
  • perform other duties compatible with the requirements of an event organisation as directed from time to time by the GM - Sport


National Events

  • Support the planning, implementation and review of National Championships;
  • Management of pre and post event briefings for all national championships;
  • Supporting the sponsorship activation as necessary;
  • Management of event medals;
  • Act as the primary liaison for all event organisers and teams;
  • Management of event entries and seeding.


  • Leading event registration for UCI events
  • Leading UCI Team Registration

National Series

  • Oversee the planning, implementation and review of all National Series events;
    • Leading the team registrations process;
    • Management of pre and post event briefings for all series events;
    • Act as the primary liaison for all event organisers and teams;
    • Maintenance of points for all national series events;
    • Providing jerseys to all events;
    • Supporting the sponsorship activation (as necessary);
    • Managing administration for all events;
    • Acting as or coordinating event Technical Delegates.

Support Services

  • Leading the administration of national support services including:
    • National Calendar and Event Sanctioning
  • Management of CA event equipment;
  • Management of payments to Commissaires for all National events (where applicable);


  • Demonstrates initiative and leadership in the planning and implementation of all projects;
  • Demonstrated positive feedback from teams, riders and event organisers;
  • Timely and effective communication internally and externally;
  • Increases in registrations in national events;


Key knowledge, skills and experience required

  • Qualifications in event management, project management or sport;
  • Experience in working with cycling teams, organisers and government agencies;
  • Significant experience in managing multiple stakeholders on large-scale projects;
  • Strong attention to detail.

Key competencies & Behaviors

  • Demonstrated personal initiative and ability to work effectively in a team environment;
  • Developed information technology skills.
  • Excellent inter-personal and presentation skills and outcome driven as part of a small team;
  • Energy to create and deliver new ideas;
  • Excellent briefing and report writing skills;
  • Displays the highest levels of integrity and commitment;
  • Demonstrates an ability to deliver excellent results in fast moving and complex projects;
  • Approachable and friendly to build internal and external relationships; and
  • Supportive and reliable team member.

Desirable but not essential:

  • Previous experience as a competitive cyclist, race organiser or in team management.

Essential Requirements

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Applications close 5.00pm on 08 December 2019.

Please note only successful applicants will be notified.

Please send a covering letter and CV to:

Irene Stamatopoulos

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Sport & Events Manager Cycling Australia Ltd

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