Executive Director, Elite Success and Partnerships

Job Title: Executive Director, Elite Success and Partnerships
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Brisbane
Salary: $200000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-10-10
Reference: JO-1910-98012
Contact Name: Monica James
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 11, 2019 17:21

Job Description

Senior Leadership Opportunities
The Queensland Government is committed to empowering more people enjoy physical activity to improve their health and well-being. With a goal of activating Queensland, they are looking to inspire people to take advantage of the dedicated spaces and places across the state. These programs cover all levels of sporting achievement from the beginner through to the elite levels who are representing Queensland across the globe. As part of this ongoing commitment, the Queensland Government is seeking to appoint the following senior roles.

The Executive Director, Elite Success and Partnerships will lead a program of work under the Activate! Queensland strategy in order for Queensland to be the centre of sporting expertise in Australia and to drive high performance in turn leading to elite success.
Working closely with the QAS, the role will both advocate and represent emerging and elite athletes to promote the delivery of pathways and facilities that will result in athletes, coaches and support staff choosing and remaining in Queensland as their base. The role will be expected to develop strong relationships across all levels of government, industry and broader stakeholder groups in developing a knowledge ecosystem that supports innovation and success through investment in world class facilities, expert knowledge and athlete support.
The successful candidate will come from an elite sporting background (ideally from an Olympic sport) who has strong relationships across all levels of government and industry as well as being seen as a credible leader of the program.

To apply, click the link and upload your current resume in Microsoft Word format only (.doc or .docx). If you would like to have a confidential discussion, please contact Ryan Webster on 07 3023 1079 or Jon Hottot on 07 3023 1083, quoting ref no. JO-1910-98012. Want to know more about Davidson? Visit us at

Applications close Monday 4th of November 2019.