Job Vacancy: Chief Executive Officer

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As a result of Rebecca Van Asch being appointed as the High Performance Manager of Bowls Australia, Bowls Tasmania is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced Chief Executive Officer.

Bowls Tasmania Inc is recognised as the State administrative body of the sport of lawn bowls in Tasmania. We are a not-for-profit organisation, incorporated under the Tasmanian Incorporated Associations Act, and governed by a voluntary board that provides the strategic direction for the sport and the strategies in Tasmania that are implemented by the Chief Executive Officer.

Bowls Tasmania’s members are the three regional bodies – Bowls North, Bowls North West and Bowls South. There are 69 clubs and 4,500 registered bowlers and a substantial number of social bowlers in Tasmania.   Bowls Tasmania is the Tasmanian’s member of Bowls Australia Inc, the sports national sporting organisation.

Bowls Tasmania Inc is recognised as the State administrative body of the sport of lawn bowls in Tasmania. We are a not-for-profit organisation, incorporated under the Tasmanian Incorporated Associations Act, and governed by a voluntary board that provides the strategic direction for the sport and the strategies in Tasmania that are implemented by the Chief Executive Officer.

Bowls Tasmania’s members are the three regional bodies – Bowls North, Bowls North West and Bowls South. There are 69 clubs and 4,500 registered bowlers and a substantial number of social bowlers in Tasmania.   Bowls Tasmania is the Tasmanian’s member of Bowls Australia Inc, the sports national sporting organisation.

The role of the Chief Executive Officer is to

  • Effectively and efficiently manage the operational functions and delivery of the    operational requirements of the strategic plan of Bowls Tasmania.
  • To be innovative and create practical project plans for the expansion and development of Bowls in Tasmania.
  • To provide support and guidance to the President and Board.
  • To provide effective and efficient communication to stakeholders from Bowls Tasmania.
  • Understanding of roles and responsibilities as per the constitution of Bowls Tasmania, including but not limited to the public officer role.

The CEO’s key areas of responsibilities are:

  • To manage governance requirements of Bowls Tasmania.
  • To manage the operational functions in the delivery of the strategic plan.

To be considered for this role you must meet the following selection criteria:

Essential

  • High level communication skills – both verbal and written
  • Outstanding Customer service skills.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Exceptional administrative and organisation skills.
  • Exceptional IT skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects.
  • Advanced interpersonal skills.
  • Outstanding presentation skills.
  • Leadership skills and the ability to develop a small team of employees and volunteers.
  • An understanding of the functions of an operational Board
  • Driver’s licence
  • Possession of, or willing to obtain, Tasmanian Working with Vulnerable People certification

Desirable

  • Tertiary qualification in a relevant field.
  • Experience in sports management
  • An understanding of the sport of bowls, including by not limited to the laws of the sport, championship structures and competitions is highly desirable.

The full Position Description for this position can be obtained HERE

Applications must be submitted through SportsPeople online. The link is at the bottom of this page.

To apply for the role please, take time to address the described selection criteria in a Statement in Respect to the Selection Criteria, provide a short letter setting out why you consider you should be appointed to this position and your curriculum vitae.  Address your application to treasurer@bowlstasmania.com.au

Any questions regarding the role may be directed to Bowls Tasmania’s President, Graham Hay, at president@bowlstasmania.com.au or on 0459 837 788.

Closing date for applications is 12th July 2021.