FIFA logo

Event Technology Project Manager

We are dedicated to the beautiful game and its development in every corner of the world and in all of its aspects. We are now looking for a Event Technology Project Manager that is part of FIFA and supports us on our mission.

These are your key tasks:

  • Project Manager, responsible for the Technology planning, implementation and operational management for the assigned FIFA Tournament or Event.

  • Manage the Technology Project Team as well as providers from outside of FIFA to deliver the required Technology services

  • Help to execute FIFA Technology's strategy and roadmap for Tournaments and Events, ensuring their continuous alignment with business requirements

  • Overseeing the effective and efficient provision of Technology services for FIFA Tournaments at selected FIFA Events, including requirement capturing and developing delivery plans

  • Responsible and accountable for planning and managing the Technology operations for selected FIFA events

  • Responsible for managing the forecast, allocation, distribution and recovery of Technology assets in all venues and host cities for selected FIFA Events

  • Work closely with different client groups to understand the business needs

  • Develop a thorough understanding of relevant business processes in order to translate business requirements into corresponding Technology Services

  • Responsible for the management of the Technology budget for assigned projects

  • Manage and maintain all relevant project management systems pertinent to projects

  • Ensure all departmental / sub-division reporting is performed as required

  • Appropriately manage and mitigate a broad spectrum of risks and / or issues across projects

These tasks are a good start. Time will change. Take it and shape it.

We work hard at FIFA.We are dedicated, ambitious and innovative.And we respect our values. Always.For all roles, we seek talented people with an entrepreneurial spirit and a global mindset.

The specific competencies we require for this position are:

  • Proven track record of successful delivery of complex IT programs and projects

  • Minimum 12 years overall IT experience and minimum 6 years of progressive experience in IT network and infrastructure delivery or IT program/project management, preferably in sports event management

  • Professional certifications in the area of project management (e.g. PMP, Prince2, etc.)

  • Excellent verbal and written communication, training, and presentation skills

  • Ability to adapt speech to audience coming from a broad spectrum of disciplines and with various levels of technical knowledge

  • Strong Stakeholder management

  • University degree or similar higher education, in Information Technology, Computer Science or related field

  • Fluent in English

  • Proficiency in any other FIFA language (F / ES / GER) is an asset