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General Manager Football – Application

The role of the General Manager of Football stands as a pivotal position within the Norwood Football Club’s Football Department. This role assumes responsibility for the effective delivery and oversight of all football programs, teams, and their respective coaching departments and support staff throughout the Club.


As an essential participant in the SANFL State League competition, the General Manager Football is required to ensure a comprehensive understanding of the rules and regulations and maintain a high level of management for our Senior Men’s and Women’s teams. The position involves oversight and direct involvement, in the logistics and football services management of these teams, working in conjunction with Football Services managers.


The General Manager Football oversees and, with the support of the Talent Manager, is responsible for delivering the club’s identification and development of the elite player pathway within both the Norwood Football Club’s metropolitan and the Eyre Peninsula regions.


This role plays a pivotal part in supporting community integration and upholding commercial operations within our junior, underage, and senior programs. Additionally, the General Manager Football contributes to the management of the club’s wheelchair football program and all-inclusive football initiatives.


In administering women’s programs, the General Manager Football collaborates with the Women’s Football Coordinator and liaises with the appropriate SANFL Development staff. The position assumes a leading role in the Club’s player welfare programs. This includes providing support and ensuring the delivery of talented pathway programs across the Eyre Peninsula.


Furthermore, the role necessitates developing a thorough understanding of the rules and regulations associated with each team, staying informed about any changes to rules and regulations in the ever-evolving landscape of football.


The position requires implementing, monitoring, and adjusting an efficient and stringent budgeting process. This is essential to ensure the optimal and effective delivery of football programs and other desired outcomes.


Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • How many years’ experience do you have in the sports & fitness industry?