Position Overview

The Competition Manager TSL/TSLW is responsible for supporting the operational delivery of the Tasmanian State League Men’s and Women’s competitions.  The role will aim to provide operational support to the running of the league and provide support to clubs and other stakeholder’s, including umpires and venue operators.  The role will focus on all operational aspects of the TSL including match day requirements, Match Review Panel, club communication, fixturing and scheduling and Integrity and Compliance requirements for both the TSL and TSLW.   The role is aimed at strengthening the delivery of the TSL and provide support to the operational demands of the state wide competition.

Job Profile

The Competition Manager TSL/TSLW will provide coordination and operational support in the following areas:

  • The various projects, programs and initiatives that fall within the responsibility of the TSL including match day operations and club development
  • Co-ordinate operational requirements of the Tasmanian State League Men’s and Women’s Competitions
  • Oversee player transfers and registration via Footyweb
  • Co-ordinate the online registration process for all TSL clubs, players and personnel
  • Co-ordinate the online requirements of TSL match day management and reporting systems
  • Co-ordinate and monitor weekly team lists and match day staff requirements
  • Circulate TSL match day information to all stakeholders on a weekly basis
  • Co-ordinate the TSL MRP framework and delivery
  • TSL  recognition programs and nominations for awards
  • The collection and maintenance of accurate information and database details relating to TSL including the Player and Personnel Management system
  • Knowledge of AFL, AFL Tasmania  and TSL rules and policies for assistance to clubs and support  staff as required
  • Lead TSL Operations Meetings including the development of Action Lists and the resulting post meeting follow up as required
  • Support TSL Umpires manager with appropriate administration support
  • Support AFL Tasmania  Events related to TSL football
  • Website and social media management for the competition
  • other duties as directed



  • Capacity to undertake and help deliver programs, projects and events
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and ability to relate to people at all levels
  • Sound organisational skills and an ability to multitask based on priorities
  • Ability to identify, understand and give priority to stakeholder needs
  • Demonstrated attention to detail


Qualifications & Experience


  • An understanding of the football industry, particularly state league football
  • Current Working with Vulnerable People (Children) Registration
  • Current drivers Licence


  • Certificate in Business or Sports Administration or relevant qualification
  • Experience working with volunteers
  • Experience with the development and implementation of football development programs
  • Ability to manage a budget


Child Safety Standards

The AFL has a commitment to ensure we provide professional, safe and enjoyable environments to children and young people who participate in our game.

The executive and management of our organisation are responsible for undertaking recruitment and ensuring that our process’s and systems are robust and thorough, as well as being communicated and understood internally. Our recruitment process is a 5-step process and includes meeting and engaging with a variety of key people from across the organisation as well as completing thorough verification checks.

As part of our comprehensive recruitment process we ensure that all safety and legislative checks such as working with children checks, Criminal background checks, employment and personal reference checks are completed to ensure anyone working for the AFL is fit for the role they are employed in, prior to commencing employment.

The AFL takes the safety of children and young people very seriously and reviews all process and procedures in line with current state and federal legislation


AFL Values

Play to Win

We rise to every challenge and do what we say we will do – we own the outcome. We thrive on pushing the boundaries beyond what we have done before to achieve the extraordinary for our people, fans, partners and the community.

Play Fair

Respect, integrity, honesty, empathy and a great work ethic earns us the right to play.

Play with Passion

We love what we do. Passion, energy, fun and perseverance is at the heart of our sport and is what drives how we work.

Play as One Team

We work as one team because together we achieve better outcomes. We bring out the best in each other by embracing our diverse range of ideas, skills and backgrounds to achieve individual and shared success. We celebrate our wins and always have each other’s back.

Interested candidates should send a CV and cover letter to Damian Gill – Head of AFL Tasmania via email: damian.gill@afl.com.au

Applications close Friday 27 November 2020