Triathlon Australia

High Performance Program Administrator

Triathlon Australia Ltd

  • Gold Coast Queensland Australia
  • Full Time
Closing 26 Nov 2018
Applications 0


Primary Job Purpose

Working with the Triathlon Australia High Performance Operations Manager, to provide administrative support to the Triathlon Australia High Performance Program. 

Key Performance Areas & Responsibilities

  1. To provide administrative support across the TA High Performance Programs, including Individual, Paratriathlon, Mixed Relay Athlete Development and race/event delivery.
  2. To assist in the development and management of required reporting to the AIS, APC, IPC, ITU, NIN and other stakeholders as directed by the National Performance Director.
  3. In conjunction with the TA High Performance Operations Manager, to provide administration support for all required program and team travel.
  4. In conjunction with the TA High Performance Operations Manager, to assist in the management of the High Performance budget in order to efficiently deliver the TA High Performance Plan.
  5. To reconcile accounts for international athletes, athletes overseas or in training camps, including the invoicing and collection of money, in line with approved budgets and athlete support models
  6. Manage and administer the ITU athlete entry system and processes as directed by the NPD and PPM
  7. Coordination of paratriathlon Classification program
  8. In conjunction with the TA High Performance Operations Manager, to assist with the operational plans for TA teams, camps and tours, including organising flights, accommodation, transport, outfitting, schedules and training venues
  9. Continually review policies, procedures and manuals relating to the organisation and the conduct of the TA teams, tours, camps and squads.
  10. To maintain the TA Athlete Agreement and ensure all athletes receiving support have signed each year and/or as they come into TA programs
  11. In conjunction with the TA High Performance Operations Manager, to work with apparel manufacturers, sponsors and commercial suppliers to procure appropriate outfitting and other goods for supply to athletes and staff on TA teams, tours, camps and squads
  12. Manage, in association with Communications and IT providers, all web content on the High Performance sections of the TA website.
  13. Manage stakeholder communication including contributing to National Performance Director report requirements for the Chief Executive Officer and Triathlon Australia Board.
  14. Any other request relating to the delivery of Triathlon Australia programs and services as directed by the National Performance Director.

Key Relationships

TA Staff


To support the delivery of a high performance sport program

TA employed and network coaches


To enhance collaboration within the National system


To assist athletes so they can perform at their best

Experience and Qualifications



  • At least 1 years’ experience in a program or project management role
  • Demonstrated experience and success in sports administration and financial management
  • An understanding of the needs of elite and emerging athletes and coaches within triathlon
  • A strong understanding of the structure and dynamics of Australian sport, including the relationships at local, state and national level.


  • Sports Administration or Management qualification


  • First aid and resuscitation certificate
  • Working with children check


Competencies and personal attributes

  • A willingness to work non-business hours and to travel extensively
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organisational skills


Employer and Other Details

Triathlon Australia (TA) is the governing body for the sport of triathlon in Australia. Triathlon Australia is recognised by the International Triathlon Union (ITU) and the Sport Australia (SA) as the National Federation representing Triathlon.

The Triathlon Australia High Performance program, is a partnership between Triathlon Australia, Sport Australia, Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) and the Australian Paralympic Committee. The program provides a nationally integrated and coordinated approach to assist the development and preparation of elite and sub-elite athletes who have the potential to succeed at international level in International Triathlon Union (ITU) draft-legal racing. The key performance measure for the program is the delivery of medals at the Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games and ITU World Triathlon Series and ITU World Championships.

Apply for this role

Should you wish to apply, please forward all applications to Elissa Dunbavan via email by 9:00am Monday 26th November.

Elissa Dunbavan

(02) 8488 6200

Application Form

High Performance Program Administrator Triathlon Australia Ltd

Improve your chances at getting this job
View all learning