City Football Group

Coach - Abu Dhabi

City Football Group


Abu Dhabi

Role Type

Closing Date


Nov 27, 2021

Role description

Location: Abu Dhabi, AE
Opening Date: 12-Nov-2021
Full Time / Part Time: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Job Description
Role Title: Football Coach – Abu Dhabi

Reports to: Head Coach – Abu Dhabi
Division: Football Education & Recreation

Department: Football Education

Closing Date for Applications: 27th November 2021
Recruitment Day: 4th December 2021
Role specific purpose:
To coach and deliver across all Football Education programs in the UAE (Internationally where relevant)
Role specific accountabilities:
To ensure all the Manchester City coaching philosophy, methodology and principles are incorporated into the delivery of the program
To support the lead staff pre, during and post the delivery
To deliver the coaching program provided to the highest standard and in a professional manner
To work both individually and collectively as part of a team in ensuring the project is delivered to the required levels and expectations
To support the City Football Middle East office with local and regional activations

Role specific knowledge, skills and experience:
Level 2
Member of a FA to maintain their Coach License or International equivalent
Education in sports coaching or teaching
Post-holder must hold or obtain at the earliest opportunity the relevant safeguarding training (i.e. FA Safeguarding Children Workshop)
Post-holder will be subject a DBS check at the appropriate level and cleared by the Manchester City Safeguarding Officer
To have experience in a football environment
To have proven experience working with players from varying backgrounds and cultures
To have experience implementing and developing a football coaching syllabus
Demonstrate experience and knowledge of planning, delivering and reviewing sessions
To have knowledge and understanding of player development and the four-corner model
To have experience working within a professional Football Club or sporting organisation
To have flexibility to travel when required to support projects both in the UK and Internationally
The ability to create a positive working environment that represents Manchester City and the local partner in the marketplace
To demonstrate how to coach and develop players of differing levels of ability
To communicate to players on and off the field and in a variety of settings such as informal, formal, individual or groups
To be organised in planning, preparation and execution within a project
To self-review sessions with individual players
To have the ability to evaluate and review programs on completion