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General Manager

Organisation : Equestrian Victoria

Location : Melbourne

Work type : Full-time

Profession : CEO & Senior Management

Sector : Sport & Recreation

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 16 Dec, 2021

About the role

  • Opportunity to work in an Olympic Sport
  • Competitive salary
  • Part time will be considered

General Manager – Equestrian Victoria
Location: Melbourne 

Equestrian Victoria is the peak horse sports body for Victoria, with the objective of meeting the needs of approximately 4000 individual members, as well as affiliated clubs, schools and agricultural show societies. 
Equestrian Victoria supports Discipline Committees in the Olympic Disciplines of Dressage and Para Equestrian, Eventing, Show Jumping, and FEI Disciplines of Carriage Driving, and through Equestrian Australia Endurance, Vaulting and Reining, as well as the national discipline of Show Horse and an inter school committee.
You can find more information about Equestrian VIC here:

Role Overview:
The General Manager will work in close collaboration with the Board to deliver the overall strategic and operational direction of the sport. Working closely with a small team, take day to day responsibility in delivering the key areas of the sport – governance, finance, membership, staffing & events.
Work in close collaboration with Equestrian Australia to deliver national sport initiatives.
Skills & Experience:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in Business and/or Sports Management
  • Experience within a sports environment, desirable but not essential
  • Experience within a member focussed organisation
  • Proven experience and success at a senior management level, with strong leadership skills and the ability to make difficult decisions
  • Relationship management skills
  • Experience in developing and managing operating budgets
  • Highly developed verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience working with volunteer boards and/or committees


Download the General Manager PD & copy of the EV strategic plan

Flexible working arrangements may be negotiated. 

Applications close on 15 December


About the organisation

Organisation Name : Equestrian Victoria

How to apply

Position Description : EV General Manager PD
Additional Attachment : EV Strategic Plan


To have a confidential discussion and find out more about this exciting opportunity, contact Paul Bruce from Left Field Sports on 0407 426 592.
In your application, you should include a covering letter with your resume and provide an indication of the remuneration you are expecting.
Please submit your application via the Left Field website –
Left Field Sports have been contracted by Equestrian VIC to manage this search assignment.


Please quote in application: General Manager via Pro Bono Australia.

Profession: #CEO_and_Senior_Management
Sector: #Sport_and_Recreation

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