AC Seeks Business Operations Manager

Featured / Jan 24, 2018
Australian Canoeing is looking to recruit a Business Operations Manager (BOM) to take responsibility for the management and delivery of all ‘organisation-wide’ services, supporting agreed business outcomes at national and, where appropriate, state and local level. The role will work closely with the CEO in establishing, managing and reporting against the strategic objectives of the organisation and more generally the sport and recreation of paddling in Australia.

The BOM will work closely with the National Performance Director, the Sports Services Manager, the Participation and Training Manager and the Finance Manager as well as other AC and Member Association staff. The BOM will be Deputy CEO and will act as CEO from time to time.


Australian Canoeing is the peak body for canoeing in Australia.  It encompasses all the disciplines of the sport of canoeing.  Canoe Polo, Canoe Marathon, Canoe Slalom, Freestyle, Canoe Sprint, Ocean Racing, Wildwater Racing and Recreation are all under the one umbrella of Australian Canoeing.

Funded by the Australian Sports Commission, Australian Canoeing is charged with delivering multi medal outcomes at Olympic Games and World Championships under Australia’s Winning Edge initiative.

You can find more information about Australian Canoeing here – http://canoe.org.au/


What is Australian Canoeing looking for in their Business Operations Manager?

 To take responsibility for the management and delivery of all ‘organisation-wide’ services, supporting agreed business outcomes at national and, where appropriate, state and local level. The role will work closely with the CEO in establishing, managing and reporting against the strategic objectives of the organisation and more generally the sport and recreation of paddling in Australia.

The full position description can be found here.


 Other Information

  • The salary range for this role will be $95,000 to $110,000 including super, depending on experience
  • The role will be based at the AC Office at Sydney Olympic Park. Some domestic travel will be required

 Are you interested in the role?

If this sounds like you, please submit your letter of application of no more than two pages, with your CV, to careers@canoe.org.au

For a confidential discussion and find out more about this exciting opportunity, drop an email to AC CEO phil.jones@canoe.org.au with your number and he will return your call.

Applications close on Wednesday 7 February 2018 at 5:00pm. Interviews will be held on Monday 12 February 2018.