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All India Football Federation

All India Football Federation

Director State Development


posting Date

role Type



May 7, 2024


About the job
Reports to Secretary General

Job Description

Hold, support & assist State FAs in Development of Football.
Collect ,Segregate and Analyse data from MAs of Football activities across India.
Liaise with other departments (Leagues, Grassroots, Coach Education, Referees, Competitions ) at AIFF to monitor development activities in the States.
Create a customized developmental plan with the AIFF Technical Director for various State Associations based on their performance and activities over the years.
Develop and Maintain good professional relationship with State MA officials on behalf of AIFF.
Financial Management of all concerned activities under State Development programme.
Create a good communication chain between AIFF and State MAs to carry out all developmental operations.
Provide feedback on development of all State Associations.
Report to the Secretary General at AIFF.
Proposing to the States Associations to create a structure for referees organization and delegate a leader
Organizing courses for referees at the State Association’s (SA) level
Developing a structural number of referees at the SA to be able to cover the leagues and all the other competitions for men and women’s football.
Increasing the number of highly educated and licensed referees.


Helping the MA to plan an yearly coaching education plan.
The need to increase the number of women’s coaching staff-GK/Physical/Football Performance/Head Coach.
Financial transparency when organize those kind of courses, and reducing the huge gap of the total cost for the participants between different states.
Coordinate with the Coaching Education program of AIFF to implement a realistic number of instructors for every MA.


Partnership/collaboration with local stakeholders/State Governments and corporate.


Helping the MAs to implement a sample of sponsoring program in order to obtain funds for the league/competitions
To analyse the reality of every each state and create a plan at the short/middle/log term to increase the numbers of games played at different ages.
The implementations of a digital data of the leagues organized by every each MA.
Designing a five year plan for leagues development at MAs level.

Candidate’s Profile

Age below 50 years.
Grauate/PG in any stream with Diploma in Sports Management preferred.
Relevant experience of 3-5 years preferably in Football industry and start ups.
Good written & verbal communication skills.
Should be able to develop basic working relationship with stake holders.Basic Working legal knowledge of Societies Act
Preparation budgets for stake holders for development projects.
Proven leadership capacity and good relationship with subordinates.
Excellent communication - written and oral – skills.
Advanced Level of knowledge in Microsoft Office platforms such as Excel, Word and Powerpoint.

Interested candidates should mail their CV along with expected remuneration to -- with the subject as "Application for the Post of “Director State Development ”. Last date of Application is 23rd December 2022.

AIFF reserves the right to cancel/reject the vacancy or applications without assigning any reason. The Candidate should be available for immediate joining.

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