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NRLW & Female Pathway Manager

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks

The Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks are an Australian professional rugby league club based in Cronulla, in the Sutherland Shire, Southern Sydney, New South Wales. They compete in the National Rugby League, Australasia's premier rugby league competition.

9 Sep 2022
Full Time
Closing date
29 Sep 2022


About Us

Our club, the Cronulla Sharks Rugby League Football Club, has been a part of the fabric of the Sutherland Shire and the National Rugby League (NRL) since 1967.

With 2016 our most successful year to date, having been crowned NRL premiers for the first time in our club's 50 years of operation.

We are the heartbeat of the Sutherland Shire and are passionate about our community. Our fans are the most avid of all NRL teams and our network of partners, members and fans are highly engaged, and they trust our partner brands.

The Future

We are preparing for a future that places us at the centre of our community. One that is shaped through innovation, pride and passion.

Our vision is to be Australia's leading sporting, lifestyle and entertainment destination, loved, embraced and respected for the positive impact we have on our community and its people. It's exciting times ahead, as we undergo a major redevelopment of the Sharks Leagues Club precinct to give our members a world class entertainment venue. The Club will also feature in the NRLW competition in season 2023. This is an exciting opportunity for our club as we look to build on the pathway we currently provide to aspiring female players, staff, and officials.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead and manage all day-to-day administration and operational requirements for our NRLW team and all Female Pathway Programs
  • Recruitment of NRLW Squad and players for all Female Pathway Programs
  • Management of NRLW Salary Cap and associated compliance
  • Management of NRLW & Female Pathway budgets
  • Recruitment and management of NRLW & Female Pathway Programs support staff
  • Work closely with Cronulla Junior Rugby League to a develop sustainable Female Pathway system from Under 6’s to NRLW

Skills and Experience

The ideal candidate for the role will preferably have:

  • At least 5-7 years’ experience working in Rugby League Football Operations
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of elite female Rugby League talent pool and recruitment of players
  • Demonstrated understanding of NRLW or NRL Salary Cap and associated rules
  • Demonstrated understanding of the Female Rugby League Pathway system
  • Demonstrated experience managing budgets of Rugby League programs
  • Ability to communicate and present effectively to individuals and groups
  • Demonstrated ability to work with confidential and sensitive information
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills with the capacity to build strategic networks
  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously and as part of a team

The successful candidate will be rewarded with the opportunity to develop their career within sport, through an organisation that truly values its people. As an employer, Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks values the contributions of all staff and is committed to providing an inclusive workplace where all staff feel safe, accepted, included and welcome.

This position is bound by the Sharks Group Players and Staff Vaccination policy; Therefore, the successful candidate must be fully vaccinated to comply with the policy and fulfil the requirements of the role.

You will be required to work outside normal business hours and weekends as required, given the nature of the role.

Essential Requirements

  • Relevant Tertiary Qualification
  • National Police / Criminal History Check
  • Working with Children / Working with Vulnerable People Check
  • Drivers Licence

Application Instruction

Application close 5pm, Friday 30 September 2022.

Please ensure you attach a Resume and Cover Letter via 'Apply Now', which outlines your salary expectations for the role as part of your job application. If you have any questions relating to the role, please email: [email protected]

If a suitable candidate is found during the time of the job advertisement, this role may be filled prior to the closing date as stated above.

Additional Information

Full Time
Job Type
Recruitment & Scouting
Rugby League

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