The AFL Players’ Association is currently recruiting for a Player Development & Engagement Regional Manager to join its Player Development & Engagement Team.
The role, based in Melbourne, is a key member relations and player development role, and is a key conduit between the AFL Players’ Association Head Office and players and staff in six Melbourne based AFL clubs. Reporting in to Player Development & Engagement Manager, the role sits across both the Player Development and Player Relations areas of the business.
If you have a background and skills in a case management or development profession, a passion for sport and the unique environments, opportunities and challenges facing elite athletes, and excellent relationship building skills with a range of stakeholders, we’d love you to apply for this exciting and innovative role.
The AFL Players’ Association is continually looking to influence and support the industry in the Player Development area, and is committed to providing First Class Sporting Workplaces for our members to work in. If you share these passions and believe you have the skills and characteristics to share the PA’s message, we are looking forward to hearing from you.
Applications addressing the criteria in the attached position description should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org by COB Wednesday February 11, 2015.
|Position Title:||Player Development & Engagement Regional Manager|
|Reports To:||Player Development & Engagement Manager|
|Roles Reporting To This:||Nil|
|Start Date||February 2015|
|Primary Objectives:||The Player Development & Engagement Regional Managers are a key conduit between AFLPA Head Office and its membership, who are largely based in football clubs on a day to day basis. The role works across both the Player Development and Player Relations areas of the business. The role works directly on the ground with players, assisting them to maximize their AFL careers and the personal development and growth opportunities that a career in the AFL provides.|
|The key challenges of this role are:
|Key Result Areas||Major Activities|
|Regional management and implementation of MAX360 at clubs||
|Develop and implement career transition programs for 1st year players||
|Develop and implement career transition programs for retired and de-listed players||
|Provide a variety of contemporary ‘in career’ vocational development programs and opportunities for all players||
|Promote & foster a first class sporting workplace for AFL Players||
|Stakeholder Management & Engagement||
|Championing of internal collaboration to deliver on priorities and maximize shared outcomes||
|Commitment to learning and development, and positively contribute to AFLPA’s people and culture||
|United||In the beginning a group of players stood up for every player. We uphold this transition by banding together to prove that support and mateship exists beyond club colours. The shared experience of being men first and players’ second means that we are all united and on the same team.|
|Courageous||We ignite change in each other’s lives and in our industry. We are accountable, challenging, and forward thinking.|
|Supportive||We support each other because by standing together we can achieve fair conditions outcomes, and development opportunities for all players.|
|Respectful||We respect ourselves, each other, the game and the communities we live in. we promote growth in one another and our profession.|