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Competitions / Events Manager


Role Type

New Zealand


Posting Date

Sep 5, 2023

Role description

The opportunityAt OFC we are implementing a new strategy as we work collectively towards achieving our vision for football in the Pacific: Qualifying two competitive teams to the FIFA World Cups in 2026 and 2027. We are a highly dedicated, passionate and innovative group of people who are working tirelessly to drive the growth of Oceania football, people, culture and communities.
The Role:Reporting to the Head of Competitions, the Events/Competitions Manager will be responsible for planning, organizing and delivering OFC's international competitions and associated events in line with expected standards. This role also includes capability development within our Member Associations in any relevant areas including (but not limited to) competition management, event management and match day operations.This role is also responsible for developing, implementing and monitoring:

OFC Competitions strategy, strategic plans, and operational plans.
OFC Competitions departmental budgets and any other relevant budget and/or financial reports.
OFC's international match calendar and competitions calendar.

The coming years will be demanding but there are many exciting events including the introduction of new club competitions (Women and Youth). The role will require some travel abroad.Accountabilities: Event ManagementManage the pre-delivery phase of any assigned competitions ensuring the delivery of the competition meets the expected minimum requirements including (but not limited to):

Preparing host bid process, evaluation and selection. Planning and preparation of the event with the host location and pre-competition events (e.g., Competitions draws).
Liaising with OFC member associations regarding any event management matters and compliance with OFC competition regulations and oversee the delivery of event management operations in the host location.
Managing all pre-delivery phase logistics and administration tasks including (but not limited to) procurement, equipment management etc.
Conduct post-event evaluations with the objective to Improving OFC competition operational processes and event delivery.

Accountabilities: Competition ManagementDevelop, apply and monitor OFC Competition regulations, risk framework, health and safety policies and any relevant regulatory frameworks. Manage all competitions management matters for any assigned competition to the expected standards, including (but not limited to):

Defining and implementing appropriate competition format and match schedules.
Managing the team entries, player registration and matches using the OFC's Competition Management System.
Liaising with OFC member associations regarding any competition management matters and compliance with OFC competition regulations and preparing official documentation.
Liaising with Host member associations regarding any competition management matters. - Oversee the delivery of match and competition operations in the host location.

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