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THE POSITION

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 Professionalisation Manager that is part of FIFA and supports us on our mission.

  • Working closely with the Head of the Development Department, develop and execute women's football projects linked to the professionalisation of the women's game with a clear focus on the club landscape, women's football stakeholders and the Professional Women's Football Taskforce.
  • Managing the administration of the Professional Women's Football Task Force including communication with members, organisation and planning of meetings and correspondence and documentation.
  • Overseeing the implementation of the Work Plan for the Professional Women's Football Task Force including all working areas.
  • Managing the implementation of the FIFA Women's World Cup Club Benefits Programme including reporting and analysis.
  • Supporting the implementation and delivery of the FIFA Women's Football Club Licensing Programme.
  • Supporting the publication of the FIFA Women's Football Benchmarking Report.
  • Establishing strong relationships and regular contact with women's football stakeholders including clubs, player representative groups & confederations.
  • Continually gathering, developing and monitoring research on professional women's football in order to maintain an in depth understanding of the current landscape, both on national team and club level.
  • Using the research conducted, identify and develop mechanisms and initiatives for accelerating and enhancing the professionalisation of women's football.
  • Liaising with the FIFA Football Regulatory Subdivision on a regular basis to maintain a full understanding of the work they are carrying out linked to professional football and to keep them informed of the relevant women's football division projects.
  • Working with the development team in the organisation of the development seminars/workshops, including the coordination of travel, transport, accommodation and AV.
  • Office administration (including the scheduling of meetings and preparation of relevant documentation).

THESE TASKS ARE A GOOD START. TIME WILL CHANGE. TAKE IT AND SHAPE IT.

YOUR PROFILE

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:

  • Bachelor's Degree, preferably Master Degree
  • Minimum 3 years' experience in the football industry, with sound knowledge and understanding of the sector, Experience working in other sports industries will be valued
  • Track record in administering and implementing projects / programmes successfully
  • Ability to develop ideas for professionalisation programmes
  • Able to quickly establish trust and a good working relationship with key persons inside and outside of FIFA
  • Excellent English and Spanish skills, written and oral
  • IT know-how (particularly valued: PowerPoint, Word and Excel)
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Proven research and analysis skills
  • Administration and project management skills
  • Influencing skills
  • Long-term planning and coordination skills Team player with a strong work ethic Networking abilities
  • Inter-cultural competence
  • Passion for women's football
  • Straightforward & honest with strong sense of integrity
  • Comfortable with uncertainty, able to think on feet and adapt as needed Willingness to travel on short notice

WE ARE FIFA

WE ARE FIFA, THE GLOBAL GOVERNING BODY FOR FOOTBALL.

Our vision is to make football truly global, diverse and inclusive, for the benefit of the entire world. The last FIFA World Cup in Russia in 2018 attracted almost four billion viewers and the last FIFA Women's World Cup in France in 2019 had one billion viewers. The opportunities for growth are exciting.

We are a modern organisation with over 850 passionate employees who are Living Football every day. Our headquarters are based in Zurich, Switzerland, and we have an office in Paris, plus eleven regional offices from New Zealand to India, Congo, Panama and Paraguay.

You can find more information about us on the FIFA career page and on FIFA.com.

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