General Manager

Listed: 25 November, 2021
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Role ID: 825868
Melbourne
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Full Time
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$NEG

Are you looking for an opportunity to lead and grow a state sport organisation? 

Equestrian Victoria is the peak horse sports body for Victoria, with the objective of meeting the needs of approximately 4000 individual members, as well as affiliated clubs, schools and agricultural show societies.  

Equestrian Victoria supports Discipline Committees in the Olympic Disciplines of Dressage and Para-Equestrian, Eventing, Show Jumping, and FEI Disciplines of Carriage Driving, and through Equestrian Australia Endurance, Vaulting and Reining, as well as the national discipline of Show Horse and an inter-school committee.

You can find more information about Equestrian VIC here: https://www.vic.equestrian.org.au/

Role Overview:

The General Manager will work in close collaboration with the Board to deliver the overall strategic and operational direction of the sport. Working closely with a small team, take day to day responsibility in delivering the key areas of the sport – governance, finance, membership, staffing & events.

Work in close collaboration with Equestrian Australia to deliver national sport initiatives.

Skills & Experience 

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in Business and/or Sports Management
  • Experience within a sports environment, desirable but not essential
  • Experience within a member focussed organisation
  • Proven experience and success at a senior management level, with strong leadership skills and the ability to make difficult decisions
  • Relationship management skills
  • Experience in developing and managing operating budgets
  • Highly developed verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience working with volunteer boards and/or committees

Applications close on 15 December

Download the General Manager PD & copy of the EV strategic plan

To have a confidential discussion and find out more about this exciting opportunity, contact Paul Bruce from Left Field Sports on 0407 426 592.

In your application, you should include a covering letter with your resume and provide an indication of the remuneration you are expecting.

Please submit your application via the Left Field website – leftfieldsports.com.au 

Left Field Sports have been contracted by Equestrian VIC to manage this search assignment.

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