Competitions Administrator | Metro Central | 3-Year Contract | Full-time

Applications Close: Thursday January 21 2021

Competitions Administrator | Metro Central | 3-Year Contract | Full-time

The West Australian Football Commission (WAFC) is the peak Australian 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.

We are now seeking a suitably experienced, motivated and dedicated individual to join our team as Competitions Administrator for our Metro Central district. The Competitions Administrator is responsible for supporting the delivery of all Junior Football competitions within their respective district.

Key responsibilities:

  • Work within a team to establish an annual competition calendar including start and end dates, team nomination and fixture dates, major rounds, season meetings etc; 
  • Organise season review meetings with Junior Clubs and league end of season events;
  • Support in the development of an annual Operational Plan, the team nominations process and the team grading and re-grading process;
  • Manage and provide support to clubs in relation to the Footyweb competition management system;
  • Work with Umpiring Managers to schedule, appoint and pay competition umpires;
  • Support the development competition fixtures and development of finals fixtures and deliver finals series;
  • Manage all weekly match report process, and player transfer and permit requests;
  • Support the management of rules breaches and other issues that arise from match days;
  • Attend game days each week and regular club meetings relating to the Junior competition; and
  • Act as the primary contact point for all competition related issues within the region.

Key selection criteria:

  • Ability to maintain strong relationships with groups of stakeholders;
  • Ability to work outside of normal business hours and on weekends;
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to have difficult conversations when required;
  • Experience working in competitions or administrative roles; and
  • Strong verbal communication skills and public speaking experience.

A sound understanding of WA Football structure and system as well as Volunteer environments within WA Football would be beneficial but not essential. 

This is an excellent opportunity to work in a dynamic team environment in a fast-paced, high profile industry.  If you love sport including Australian Football and want to further develop your career in community development with an industry-leading organisation, this could be the role for you!

All applicants will be required to present a current Working with Children Check, WA Drivers Licence and National Police Clearance prior to commencement.

The role will be offered on a three-year maximum term contract.

Applicants are required to submit a cover letter and resume online via SEEK. Applications close 4pm, 21 January 2021.

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.