Manager - Standards & Harmonization

Montréal, Canada
mercredi 15 mars 2017
Date limite
samedi 1 avril 2017
Temps Plein

Manager - Standards & Harmonization

Position Overview

The Standards and Harmonization (S&H) department is responsible for the development, implementation and monitoring of programs associated with the World Anti-Doping Code (the Code) and the International Standard for Testing and Investigations (ISTI).

The Manager will work in close cooperation with various signatories of the Code, International Federations (IFs), National Anti-Doping Organizations (NADOs), Major Event Organizations (MEOs), etc., to evaluate the implementation of anti-doping programs and provide guidance where required to ensure quality and compliant programs are in place to protect clean sport.

Key Responsibilities (includes but is not limited to:)

  1. Assist in the implementation of WADA’s monitoring and compliance programs;
  2. Participate in audits of signatories’ anti-doping programs including onsite visits;
  3. Liaise with Anti-Doping Organizations (ADOs) such as IFs, NADOs and MEOs to assist in the implementation and development of effective anti-doping programs;
  4. Contribute to and be part of WADA’s Independent Observer program working with MEOs and IFs in advance of and during their major events to ensure the delivery of effective anti-doping programs;
  5. Assist in the further development of ADAMS (Anti-Doping Administration and Management System) from an ADO and WADA operational perspective;
  6. Assist in the development and updating of present and future WADA Guidelines, reports and other tools that support the implementation of the Code and the ISTI;
  7. Attend and present at relevant conferences and meetings where required;
  8. Lead or participate in any S&H or WADA interdepartmental working groups or ad hoc projects as required.

Profile - Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  1. University degree in sport management or any other relevant field;
  2. Experience in and knowledge of the various aspects of implementing effective testing and anti-doping programs including but not limited to risk assessment, test distribution planning, delivery of testing programs both in competition and out of competition;
  3. A sound understanding of the various other components of anti-doping programs such as therapeutic use exemptions, results management, athlete biological passport, investigations and education;
  4. Knowledge of or experience in using ADAMS;
  5. Excellent communication skills;
  6. Excellent oral and written skills in both French and English, additional language skills in Spanish are a definite asset;
  7. Excellent organizational and project management skills;
  8. Ability to fit with WADA culture and values (e.g. teamwork and passion for sport);
  9. Prior experience working for a NADO, IF or MEO is an asset.