Senior Consultant - Sport Strategy

Australian Sports Commission

  • Canberra ACT Australia
  • Contract/Temp
Closing 21 Jan 2019
Applications 0


  • Providing high level strategic leadership, insights, advice and direction
  • Working collaborative with sports and across the high performance system
  • Lead the development of evidence-based sport specific performance strategy

As Australia’s strategic high performance sport agency, the AIS is responsible for leading and enabling a united high performance system that supports Australian athletes to achieve podium success. The Sport Strategy and Investment team (SS&I) work collaboratively with sports to understand and challenge their high-performance (HP) strategies and enable informed future investment and resource allocation decisions.

As the Senior Consultant – Sports Strategy, you will be responsible for collaborating with sports, HP system colleagues and key stakeholders, to develop evidenced-based and future focussed sport-specific Performance Strategies. These Performance Strategies will maximise the contribution to Australia’s high-performance system goals and KPIs. Applying best practice approaches, you will work as part of the SS&I team to provide key performance metrics to support the whole organisation.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • A degree or higher qualification/s and demonstrated senior level experience in business strategy, probably via high level consulting.
  • Demonstrated expertise in positively influencing clients to work collaboratively in the development of strategic plans.
  • Experience in successfully managing a diverse project team of internal and external consultants, including demonstrated success in achieving team and project objectives and cohesion in line with a strategic direction.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide timely, compelling and concise advice to executive members and senior management to inform and support decision making particularly in relation to strategic investment.
  • Demonstrated high level experience in managing financial resources, risk management and business planning.
  • A passion, affinity and deep knowledge of high-performance sport is strongly desirable

Our preferred location for this position is Canberra however we will consider alternate locations for the right candidate. This position will be offered as a four-year fixed term contract (full time).

Salary range = $129,010 - $157,100 per annum plus superannuation. Salary is negotiable for the right candidate.

Employment benefits include free parking facilities and use of on-site gymnasium.

Applications close 5.00pm AEDT 21 January 2019 (no late applications will be accepted).

Applicants must be Australian citizens or permanent residents of Australia.

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If you have any questions after reading the Job Description please contact Alex Newton on for a confidential discussion, quoting reference number JN 1698.

If you experience any technical issues please contact People & Culture on (02) 6214 1328.

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