Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Judo Federation of Australia Inc. (JFA Inc.)


Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Judo Federation of Australia Inc. (JFA Inc.)

  • Exciting opportunity to lead a growing organisation

  • Fulltime role, Canberra location

  • Competitive, negotiated salary package

    The Judo Federation of Australia Inc. (JFA Inc.) is the official governing body of Judo in Australia and is a member of the International Judo Federation. We are seeking the services of a highly motivated Chief Executive Officer to lead the development and growth of the organisation.

    Our vision is to expand the sporting success of Australia and the mutual welfare and benefit of all Australians. As CEO, you will work closely with the JFA Inc. Board to deliver on the strategic priorities critical to realizing our vision, including High Performance Targets, Membership Growth and building the profile of the sport.

    This is a hands-on role, and requires an ability to work autonomously and demonstrate initiative with a proactive approach. You will also have oversight of a small independent team.
    The attached job description details the key outcomes and capabilities of the CEO.

    To be considered for this challenging, busy role you will need to demonstrate strength and experience across a number of key capabilities including leadership, sports management, financial management, governance and also have a proven customer centric approach. An ability to drive cultural and behavioural change is highly desirable.

    Some intra and interstate travel will be required as well as out of hours work for key JFA Inc. activities. If this sounds like you and you are looking for the opportunity to expand the sport of Judo at all levels then download the job description from

    Please email a covering letter, your CV (including two personal reference contacts) with an application addressing the key capabilities listed in the JFA CEO Job Description to:

    Angela Deacon
    Judo Federation of Australia Inc. at

    Applications close 5.00pm Friday, 3 July 2015.

    All applications will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

    It is a requirement that any person making application for this position will undergo a criminal history check and also working with children check. 


CEO Job Description