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Travel Project Coordinator

If you are interested in a once-in-a-lifetime job in the sports industry, this is your chance. We are looking for someone to strengthen the team in charge of organising the biggest women's sporting event in the world: the FIFA Women's World Cup Australia New Zealand 2023™. To ensure the successful operational delivery of the ninth edition of this competition, we have set up a Local FIFA Subsidiary (LFS). Its aim is to improve the experience of over 1.1 billion people watching the FIFA Women's World Cup, by delivering innovative solutions across all operational areas. We are currently looking to recruit our Travel Project Coordinator - New Zealand

Job responsibilities

The Travel Project Coordinator will form an important part of the Event Travel Team and will work to ensure the successful delivery of the Travel project for the FIFA Women's World Cup 2023™. This role will work closely with other functional area within the Services department, as well as key staff within the FIFA Travel team, to deliver an integrated travel solution for key tournament stakeholders.

Job duties

Collaborate with all relevant departments and sub-divisions within FIFA Women's World Cup 2023 and FIFA Zurich ensuring that appropriate travel services are delivered to all with relevant FIFA stakeholders, host associations and third-party entities.

  • Ensure compliance with policies, guidelines and operational plans concerning the travel requirements of all core stakeholders for the FIFA Women's World Cup 2023™.

  • Co-ordinate and assist the successful implementation of the Host Country Mobility Plan as it pertains to the immigration requirements of all stakeholders travelling to and from Australia and New Zealand.

  • Co-ordinate and assist with all visa and immigration support for tournament participants.

  • Provide timelines and accurate reporting to senior management.

  • Assist in all travel management areas as needed in NZL.


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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:

Qualifications, experience and skills

  • Minimum of 1 year working within the Travel Industry; ideally with sport travel experience or experience within a travel agency that has dealt with sport and/or major events.

  • Experience in dealing with both commercial and charter travel.

  • Experience with VIP/VVIP customers

  • Knowledge of Air New Zealand Air Fares.

  • Attention to detail and high level of diplomacy.

  • Experienced user of MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio & Project)

  • Time management and the ability to prioritize a varied workload.

  • A team player, willing to work to tight deadlines.

  • Positive attitude, patience, and persistence.

  • Available to work shifts across 7 days a week during Tournament Time.