November 29, 2019

LOCATION: The primary location will be the employee’s home office within the Oceania region. Extensive international travel is required, and applicants should be willing to work as necessary rather than regular office hours.

MANAGER: High Performance Development Manager/General Manager.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITY: Imparting skills and knowledge to National Associations, mainly to the ones with the greatest development needs (Category 3 & 4), to ensure the long-term sustainable development of Table Tennis and to maximize the legacy of the programs and missions (extract from 2018-2024 ITTF Strategic Plan – High Performance and Development).


The primary duties will be related to the implementation of the grassroots oriented activities, in particular but not limited to:

  • Liaise with the Oceania National Associations in providing support and daily assistance in their development and structure needs.
  • To actively promote development activities, programs and incentives offered by the ITTF-Oceania Continental Development MoU, including gender equality and Para Table Tennis;
  • Grassroots development: supervise, conduct and follow-up activities’ implementation (reports, certification…) including but not limited to participation courses, educational courses and talent identification.
  • Ensure adequate data collection takes place for all development activities through standardised reporting to the “Continent” Development Manager.
  • Other duties as required by the Oceania High Performance & Development Manager.


Candidates for the position of Development Officer should demonstrate:

Essential Criteria

  • Relevant education/experience in Sports Management and/or Physical Education and/or Development;
  • Experience working with schools and communities centres to implement participation programs.
  • Experience working with volunteers, permanent and part-time staff;
  • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills;
  • Strong organisational skills and a demonstrated ability to manage budgets and multiple projects;
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team;
  • Proven ability to build rapport with a wide range of stakeholders;
  • Sound Microsoft Office and Google Suite skills.

Desirable Criteria

  • Experience living or working in Pacific Island Countries or developing countries;
  • Experience coordinating or delivering coaching courses and training camps;
  • Experience working with, and developing young athletes;
  • Experience working with athletes with disability;
  • Fluency in French.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: All applications must be made through the online application form on here and will only be accepted until 6 December 2019.

Due to the high number of candidate applications expected, only those who are shortlisted to the next stage of the recruitment process will be contacted.