Badminton Australia
Sportspeople Recruitment

Chief Executive Officer

Badminton Australia

  • Williamstown, Melbourne Victoria Australia
  • Full Time
Closing 2 Oct 2019
Applications 0


  • Lead and grow an evolving National Sporting Organisation
  • Olympic and Commonwealth Games Sport
  • Strategic leadership and stakeholder management focus

Badminton Australia Ltd is the peak body for the sport of Badminton within Australia. Affiliated with the Badminton World Federation (BWF), it leads and develops the sport of Badminton across the country in partnership with its member State/Territory Sporting Organisations.  Badminton has the unique position of being both an Olympic and Commonwealth Games sport, and has in excess of 15,000 members throughout Australia.

Key functions of Badminton Australia include the operation of a High Performance Program and the management of four International Tournaments and four National Carnivals. It also oversees participation, coach and technical official education along with player development.

The Chief Executive Officer is responsible for the overseeing all operational aspects of the organisation to ensure delivery of plans and objectives.

The CEO will build positive and effective working relationships with Member States, the BWF, Sport Australia and other peak sporting bodies, whilst providing high level representation to current and potential partners, sponsors and stakeholders.

To be considered for this role you will have strong experience in a strategic executive leadership role, ideally as a CEO from within a sports environment. You will be a dynamic leader with a proven track record in managing and growing like-sized businesses, budgets and resources, with the ability to manage the day-to-day business operations whilst maintaining a focus on the long term strategic priorities.

Your commercial and financial acumen will successfully deliver against strategic objectives whilst building strong networks and relationships across a wide range of stakeholders. You will have a proven track record of driving business development including securing and managing funding, commercial and/or sponsorship contracts and developing stable and diverse revenue streams.

A background in badminton is not required; however, you must have an understanding of high performance sport programs and be committed to providing strong foundations for the growth and success of badminton throughout Australia and on the world stage.


Employer and Other Details

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NOTE: Candidates must be an Australian Citizen / Permanent Resident or have unlimited working rights within Australia to be considered for this position.

Apply for this role

Please note Sportspeople Recruitment will commence screening and interviewing for this role immediately. If you are intending to apply, please do so now. 

Applications close: 5pm Wednesday 2 October, 2019

Preferred Format: Candidates must complete and submit the COMPULSORY Sportspeople Recruitment Application Form (attached to this advertisment) at the time of applying. The Form contains questions against which we require your specific response prior to considering your application. Sportspeople Recruitment prefers a 2 page letter of introduction and a CV of no more than 6 pages, merged into the Application Form as one MS Word file.

Your application should be sent electronically via the “Click here to apply for position” link below.

The Chief Executive Officer, Badminton Australia recruitment assignment is being managed exclusively by Sportspeople Recruitment - a specialist division of People Recruitment Group.

Scott Oakhill

0408 258 337, +61 2 9555 5000, or FREECALL AU 1800 634 388

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