VAFA seeks Football Operations Coordinator

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The VAFA has an exciting and rewarding position available as Football Operations Coordinator and is seeking a motivated and enthusiastic person to fill this stimulating and varied role.

The successful candidate will have excellent attention to detail, strong stakeholder management skills and experience in working with volunteers within a sporting organisation.

This is a full-time position within the Football Operations department and will report to the General Manager Football and Umpire Operations.

Role Summary

  • Development of all competition fixtures
  • Management of the player registration and transfer process via the Competition Management Platform
  • Ensure all clubs are complying with VAFA Rules, Policies and Match Day Requirements
  • Management of logistics and administration during VAFA Finals Series
  • Chair and manage VAFA Football Advisory Groups
  • Agenda and Minutes for VAFA Football Department meetings
  • Other department jobs as required – Finals Ticketing, Tribunal assistance, umpire appointments, VAFA Portal

Experience and Qualifications


  • Tertiary qualification in Sports Management, Sports Administration or relevant field
  • Excellent attention to detail and presentation skills
  • Strong stakeholder management skills and experience in working with volunteers
  • Ability to effectively prioritise tasks
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • A preparedness to work outside of traditional business hours including weekends during the football season


  • Experience in the operation of a sporting organisation, in particular managing sporting competitions
  • Experience working with GameDay and fixturing software
  • An understanding of the VAFA competition


  • A vibrant working environment within the sporting industry
  • A connected and supportive workplace

View the Position Description here

Please send applications to:

Mr Matt Collister
VAFA General Manager Football and Umpire Operations.

[email protected]

by Monday 6 March, 2023