Football Australia

Football Australia

Team Manager - Young Socceroos


Role Type



Posting Date

Nov 2, 2022

Role description


Football Australia is situated on the lands of the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation. We acknowledge the histories, traditions and living cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and commit to building a brighter future together.

Football Australia is the national governing body for football in Australia and a member of Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the international governing body for football. It governs all national teams, the A-Leagues (in Football Australia’s capacity as the regulatory body), Australia Cup, National Premier Leagues and leads state, community, and grassroots football.


Football in Australia is a melting pot of approximately 2 million participants represented by over 200 different cultures, we are proud to be the most diverse and globally connected sport within the Australian sporting landscape.

This diversity in culture, ideas, and experience makes us strong and prepares us to achieve our vision to ‘be a leading football nation where everyone is inspired to live and love the game’. To achieve this, we live by our company values which include:

Impact On & Off the Field: Challenge the way we think and do to seek ways to grow the impact football has, influence industry thought leaders.
Inclusive & Diverse Football for all: Football is embedded in the nation's social fabric, follows the story of Australia, be accessible for all
A United Team: Bringing people together to unleash the power of football and to deliver the vision, we bring the team spirit to the game
Trust: Building trust across the whole football community, be trusted custodians of the game, act with integrity and objectivity


This role will work closely with the respective Young Socceroos Head Coach and the national team staff to successfully plan and manage the operational,

logistical and administrative activities for the Young Socceroos. This role includes preparation and attendance at all scheduled Assemblies including camps, tours and/or competitions throughout the calendar year or as directed by Football Australia.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Attend all Australian and international matches as directed, acting as a support for the Young Socceroos Head Coach and team members, including players
Attend all team training camps within Australia and overseas, acting as support for the Head Coach and team members, including players
Preparation for and organise all team logistics and operations, including domestic and overseas matches, training camps, advance travel and team meet ups; inclusive but not limited to arranging flights, hotels, transport, visas, security, training venues, equipment, kits and match schedules
Preparation for and organise all team off-field, training and match apparel and other team equipment requirements in collaboration with the National Teams Equipment Manager
Management of team staff including equipment managers, security, chefs etc.
Management and reconciliation of the team budget, ensuring that spending does not exceed the budget set

A full copy of the position description can be found in the following link:


Experience, Skills and Qualifications:

Detailed tour planning experience
Excellent logistic and organizational skills
Ability to work with coaches and players to achieve objectives successfully
Excellent financial and budgetary skills
Inspirational and motivational individual to assist with creating a motivated and positive team environment
Experience working with athletic teams and knowledge of their culture
Demonstrated experience in dealing with world class athletes
Ability to work as a member of a team in a High-Performance environment
Represent Football Australia with integrity and in an honest, ethical and professional manner

Additional Requirements:

Full working rights in Australia
Working with children check (paid/ employee) or state- based equivalent
Out of hours and weekend work as required
Travel will be required for this role


At Football Australia we want look after our people and below are just some of the many benefits of joining our team:

Flexible work arrangements
Birthday Leave
Study Leave
Wellbeing & Lifestyle leave
Paid Parental leave in addition to statutory government offering
Volunteer leave
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Partner discounts
Social Activities such as 5-a-side futsal

Click APPLY NOW to submit your application, including a cover letter and current resume.

Application Closing Date: 20 November 2022

Football Australia are an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a safe working environment that embraces and values child safety, diversity, and inclusion. Our values and behaviours support and encourage an environment that sees it's people drive impact on and off the pitch, are trusting in each other, united to achieve and embrace an inclusive environment.

We encourage applications from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Island people, people with disabilities and culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. If you require support or advice with your application, please contact us.

Football Australia is committed to the health, safety and wellbeing of our people, as well as visitors to our offices and at football events.

Football Australia has introduced a COVID-19 Vaccination policy that requires all staff, contractors, clients and visitors to be fully vaccinated before they can access our offices, attend client / community sites, undertake work-related travel, or attend work-related events, subject to limited exemptions. For more information:

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