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 racing person who understands and loves the racing industry and is ready to progress their long-term career in racing administration.
Reporting to the Senior Racing Manager - Thoroughbred, your success will be underpinned by your understanding of Thoroughbred Handicapping and industry trends, as well as your ability to build effective relationships and negotiate desired outcomes to achieve Racing Queensland’s strategic objectives. Key duties include:
The Success Profile
This is a 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 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 as we value your health and well-being.
RQ values inclusivity and promotes a workplace that actively seeks to welcome contributions from all people.
We recognise, respect and value First Nations people and cultures. We are progressing self-determination by recognising the rights and interests of First Nations people. We are investing in a culturally connected and agile organisation, with the skills and experience we need to support better outcomes for First Nations people. We are taking action in fundamental areas like employment and procurement, and by building strong and sustainable partnerships with First Nations organisations and communities. We are focused on working with First Nations people to improve service design and delivery, knowing that this will deliver better outcomes for all of Queensland.
We encourage people of all abilities, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, diverse cultures and backgrounds, LGBTIQ+ identities, and all age groups and genders to apply.
How to apply
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To view a position description please visit our website https://www.racingqueensland.com.au/careers-training/careers/current-vacancies
If you have any questions about the position, please email People and Performance: email@example.com
Applications close 5pm on Tuesday, July 26, 2022
Please note the following conditions apply: