Key Selling points:
Assistant Handicapper required to assist with undertaking handicapping for Thoroughbred racing, race programming and racing office functions for Racing Queensland (RQ).
This is an amazing opportunity in a highly specialised field that doesn’t come round very often and is critical to our succession planning. We are looking for a passionate racegoer who understands and loves the great game and is ready to start a long-term career in racing administration.
The Assistant Handicapper is an entry level position required to assist with undertaking handicapping for Thoroughbred racing, race programming and racing office functions for RQ.
Reporting to the Senior Handicapper, and with a matrix reporting line to the Chief Handicapper, key accountabilities are to ensure timely and accurate execution of handicapping duties, superior attention to detail and confidentiality of sensitive information to deliver agreed outcomes in accordance with RQ’s strategic objectives.
The Success Profile
This role requires a focussed person who has the resilience and integrity required to work within the strict guidelines that govern our sport and industry. You will also have the following:
This is a fast-paced, dynamic environment where your resilience and ability to think on your feet will be key factors to your success. With your results-driven attitude and forward-thinking style, you will build trust and credibility with all stakeholder groups through superior interpersonal skills.
This role affords the scope to realise the significant professional uplift of working for a tri-code Principal Racing Authority. We recruit values-aligned people into Racing Queensland who lead by example and thrive on delivering results in a fast-paced, high performance culture.
The Organisation: Racing Queensland
Racing Queensland (RQ) is a statutory body whose primary purpose is to promote, enhance and provide a platform to service the industry across three codes of racing: Thoroughbred, Greyhound and Harness.
RQ’s vision is to connect people through the thrill of racing and its mission is to be Queensland’s number #1 sport.
Benefits and Perks
We have generous employee benefits such as EAP, an innovative reward and recognition program offering perks and discounts and best practice HR policies offering flexible working arrangements, paid parental leave, talent management and performance development. We also provide annual flu vaccinations, weekly fruit deliveries, corporate massages, and access to an on-site gym to assist with your health and well-being.
How to apply
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Applications close: 27 September
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