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Football Data Manager

As the organiser of some of the biggest and most iconic sport events in the world we lead the way in the sport and event industry. We are now looking for a Football Data Manager (Freelancer) that is part of FIFA and supports us on our mission. These are your key tasks:

  • Work closely with the Football Technology and Data team to collect, analyse and deliver high-quality football data during FIFA tournaments

  • Ensure the availability of accurate football data to both internal and external data consumers

  • Document and maintain FIFA's football data offering

  • Coordinate with FIFA's football data suppliers to ensure the timely and accurate delivery of data

  • Collaborate with FIFA Technology (IT) to distribute football data to internal and external data consumers

  • Monitor football data delivery and troubleshoot any issues that may arise

  • Deliver data and video footage through the FIFA Football Data Platform

  • Support the administration and development of the Football Data Platform

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:

  • Master's degree or similar higher education in data management or data science

  • 1-3 years of work experience in the management of sports data systems, sports data platforms or sports result systems

  • Experience in the football industry is an advantage

  • Fluency in English, proficiency in any other FIFA language (French, Spanish, German, Arabic) is an asset

  • Proficient in Word / PowerPoint / Excel

  • Strong cooperative and communication skills

  • Problem-solving attitude, innovation mindset

  • Demonstrated knowledge of football and its related terminologies

  • Passion for technology and data development in sports

  • Willingness to travel occasionally

  • Readiness for stand-by duties