BAL


Dakar, Sénégal

BAL

Dakar, Sénégal

Head of League Operations - Basketball Africa League (BAL)

Postuler
  • Lieu de travail Dakar, Sénégal
  • Date d'expiration 16 Décembre
  • Secteur d'activité
  • Nombre de postes 01

Position Summary:

 

Under the direction of the President, BAL this position will be responsible for leading the management of all basketball referee and game-related operations for the league including scouting, league schedule, venue quality, compliance, operations manual development, rules development and administration, management of referee operations partnership and league events. This position will also have oversight of game-related activities, player discipline, and rules interpretations to ensure compliance with all agreements, rules, and contracts.

 

Major Responsibility:

 

  • Management and oversight of all basketball operations to include scouting, league schedule, venue-quality, compliance, operations manual development, rules development and administration, management of referee operations partnership and league events
  • Has oversight of game-related activities, player discipline and rules interpretations to ensure compliance with all agreements, rules and contracts
  • Lead, inspire and manage a team of charged with the day-to-day operations of the basketball aspects of the league
  • Challenge the status quo. Create a culture of innovation, transparency and adaptability to support growing the game, improving BAL’s business, reputation and the product on the court
  • Provide leadership to her/his direct organization as well as other key stakeholders, including NBA enterprise resources and referees. Facilitate collaboration and buy-in from stakeholders
  • Value and invest in identifying, recruiting, developing, recognizing, rewarding and retaining human capital needed to support the league’s infrastructure (Basketball Operations, Referee Operations, Competition, Player Develop, Scouting, Game Quality, etc.)
  • Shape positive perception of the league and maximize league’s credibility across all constituencies: fans, media and partners
  • Develop, build, implement and monitor systems for people, product and process initiatives to grow the league and teams. Develop and sustain an analytically based operating model and create a broader vision for the league’s future
  • Lead the preparation, presentation and execution of all basketball operations meetings with FIBA and other stakeholders
  • Participate in partner sales and activation activities, if needed (i.e. Jr NBA)

 

Required Skills / Knowledge

 

  • Strategic, with the ability to operationalize with a bias for action
  • Outstanding communicator who effectively collaborates with a variety of stakeholders, nimbly managing to influence positive change
  • Proven positive role model with strong work ethic, integrity and humility
  • Professional experience and successful track record of managing a P&L, ideally in a brand-building experience
  • Goal-oriented and comfortable with ambiguity, possesses the ability to consistently prioritize in in a dynamic environment; collaborative problem solving skills and the ability to work with cross-functional internal and external partners
  • Entrepreneurial spirit coupled with the ability to partner with internal and external stakeholders and perpetuate an organizational culture that respects and leverages diversity and inclusion
  • A passionate interest in basketball, a must
  • Bilingual:  French & English required

 

Experience Needed:

 

  • Minimum of 15 years of related basketball, or sports experience, ideally in the professional or collegiate ranks (NBA, EuroLeague, FIBA, NCAA, etc.)
  • Experienced leader with global exposure and successful track record of managing sports operations
  • Experience working in a highly matrixed global organization
  • Experienced leader with global exposure and performance improvement success

 

Education:

Bachelor’s degree

 

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