Victorian Institute of Sport

VACANCY | Performance Manager (Podium)

Friday, 11 August 2017

As a result of a restructure, the VIS is seeking an experienced, passionate high performance professional, who is an achievement-oriented communicator, to manage sport program Head Coaches & Program Managers & the Individual scholarship program ensuring the continual progression and improvement of athletes to achieve results at benchmark events.  You will also take the internal lead on AWE sport program strategies and implementation.

Reporting to the Performance Director and based at the VIS headquarters at Lakeside Stadium, Albert Park, the Performance Manager (Podium) must possess the capacity to devise, understand and adapt “world leading practice” with innovation and daring to have a performance impact.  To be successful in this busy role you will be outcome oriented and able to multi-task, with extensive international high performance coaching or management experience thus demonstrating an understanding of the requirements of elite athletes and coaches.

As a member of the management team the role will contribute to the implementation of the VIS strategic plan and organisational capability required to deliver results.

A strong emphasis will be placed on the successful applicant having demonstrated verbal, written and interpersonal communication and negotiation skills, and experience of working in a multi disciplinary team environment.

Remuneration for the position will reward your skills and experience.  To apply for this position you must be legally entitled to work in Australia.

Sound like you?  Obtain an Information Pack with further information about the application process, the VIS and this role from Cath Pruscino, Executive Administrator at the VIS, on (03) 9425 0003 or email

Applications must be received at the VIS no later than 12noon, Monday, 4 September.  Only applications which address the essential selection criteria, outlined in the Position Description under “Experience and Skills”, will be considered.

Interviews will be conducted in Melbourne on 21/22 September.


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