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Application Deadline: February 28, 2013   Starting Date: December 21, 2012

Position: Vice-President, Operations

Job Description:
When Canadian athletes excel on the global stage, it lifts and inspires all of us. We stand. We cheer. We feel enormous pride in the country we love. WinSport was created to support our elite winter athletes with world class facilities, training, research and coaching. Based in Calgary at Olympic Park this not-for-profit institute reflects our collective passion to see Canadians on the podium. It gives our best an even better chance to be best in the world.

As V.P., Operations of WinSport, you will have the unique opportunity to oversee new and Olympic legacy facilities for bobsleigh, skeleton, luge, ski jumping, freestyle skiing, alpine skiing, snowboarding and hockey programs. You will embrace responsibility for developing and sustaining WinSport’s year round training venues and retail spaces to engage athletes and the general public in the highest caliber guest experience.

Reporting to the President & C.E.O., you will manage an annual expenditure budget of $12 million and direct a permanent team of 45, plus 125 seasonal workers, through seven direct reports. As a member of the WinSport Executive Leadership Team, you will make a significant strategic contribution to an organization that is all about breakthrough thinking and performance. Caught up in the spirit of WinSport, you will have every chance to realize your own personal and professional best.

In addition to your love of sport, you have accumulated credentials as a senior operations or facilities executive in a sporting or recreational venue, university, municipality, major retail centre or destination resort. An accomplished project manager, people manager and performance manager, you are now ready to maintain, upgrade and oversee Canada’s incubator of winter sports excellence.

To explore this exciting opportunity further, please contact our office at 403-410-6700 or To be considered for this position, please submit your resume and related information online at

Type of Position:
Full Time

View Attachment: Final Advertisement.pdf

Contact Information:
Tel. 403-410-6700


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