Player Development Manager
Classification High Performance
Manager General Manager- High Performance (WACA), National Professional Development & Wellbeing Manager (ACA
Closing Date 28 May 2017
To Apply Applications should be emailed to


The WACA, in conjunction with Cricket Australia and the Australian Cricketers’ Association (ACA), are seeking a highly motivated Player Development Manager on a full time, fixed term contract.

As a member of the High Performance Team, you will develop highly effective relationships and provide individualised best practice health and wellbeing, career development, education and professional development programs and support to WA male players.

Reporting to the General Manager- High Performance (WACA) and the National Professional Development & Wellbeing Manager (ACA), you will be responsible for the following:

  • completing and executing comprehensive career assessments on all players
  • identifying education skills gaps
  • providing formal advice about education opportunities that will assist players in achieving career plans
  • providing appropriate first incident response to players who present with professional or personal issues
  • managing the delivery of all wellbeing programs

The requirements:

To be considered for this role, you must:

  • have recognised qualifications in Psychology, Counselling, Career Development or Education
  • have outstanding oral communication and counselling skills
  • demonstrate the ability to build relationships across a diverse group of stakeholders
  • have a strong set of values which are aligned with cricket’s values of Accountability, Excellence, Honesty & Trust and Teamwork
  • be accountable, disciplined and motivated with a strong work ethic
  • be results orientated

In addition, having an in depth understanding of the on and off field requirements of elite athletes will be considered favourably.

We can proudly offer you:

  • Competitive remuneration plus salary packaging benefits
  • Flexible work practices
  • Free on-site parking and gym access
  • Membership passes and Merchandise discounts
  • Employee Recognition Program and Professional Development opportunities

To apply for this exciting position, please email your application in confidence to

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Applications close 28 May 2017

The Western Australian Cricket Association (WACA) is the governing body for cricket in the state of Western Australia (WA). The WACA is home to WA’s elite teams, the Alcohol.Think Again Warriors and the Alcohol.Think Again Western Fury, as well as the Big Bash League’s male and female Perth Scorchers. It oversees the development of the game of cricket throughout WA and works in conjunction with Cricket Australia to make cricket Australia’s favourite sport. The WACA’s vision is to be Leaders in Australian Cricket in all areas including national team representation, elite team success, participation, engagement and fan experience.

The Western Australian Cricket Association values workplace diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.