Competitions & Club Development Team Leader (Metro North)

Applications Close: Friday October 19 2018

The West Australian Football Commission (WAFC) is the peak Australian Rules Football body in Western Australia that plays a key leadership, governance and funding role to football throughout the State whilst also driving the overall development and growth of the game. The WAFC is a not for profit organisation that plays an important role in funding the on-going development of football in all communities.

The WAFC's vision is to connect and enhance WA communities through our great game. This will be underpinned by a focus on delivering against the core objectives of Engagement, Talent and Sustainability. WA Football is in an exciting period and we are now in the market for a dedicated and driven Competitions & Club Development Team Leader- Metro North to play a hands-on role in driving community clubs in the region to operate in a strong, effective and sustainable manner.  

Key responsibilities:

  • Deliver the WAFC Club Development program to all clubs within a region
  • Promote and deliver the Volunteer of the Year program, Volunteer Engagement Survey and other club and volunteer events
  • Resolve conflicts and manage member protection issues including Junior Football issues.
  • Manage and deliver junior competitions and attend all junior meetings and forums as required
  • Work with all clubs to maximise participation and appropriately nominate teams into competitions
  • Deliver WAFC strategy including Youth Football recommendations and other strategies as appropriate
  • Provide game day support to junior football stakeholders and umpires
  • Develop relationships with WAFC affiliate leagues, along with senior community club relationships
  • Line management of development officers, admin officers, CDO’s and trainees

To be considered for this position you will need to demonstrate the following essential criteria:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification or equivalent industry experience
  • Ability to lead and interact confidently and influence football stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to present to stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to innovate
  • Strong computer literacy, along with social media comprehension
  • Able to work after normal business hours and on weekends
  • Current WA Drivers Licence
  • WWC card
  • Excellent written and verbal communications
  • Demonstrated ability to succeed in a high- volume work environment
  • A self-motivator, who achieves results autonomously or via teamwork
  • Good customer relationship/ communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience managing multiple staff

All applicants will be required to present a current Police Clearance prior to commencement.

The role will be offered with a 3 year fixed term.

The successful applicant will be rewarded with an attractive remuneration package commensurate with experience. For a detailed position description, please click here.

Applicants are required to submit a cover letter and resume online via SEEK.

Applications close Friday 19th October 2018.

The West Australian Football Commission is committed to equal opportunity in employment and the principles of diversity. Applications are encouraged from all qualified candidates including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, people with a disability and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.