Founded in 1889, Akademisk Boldklub Gladsaxe (AB a/s) is the professional club that currently plays in the 2.Division of the Danish Football Association. The club plays its matches at the 13,000 seat Gladsaxe Stadium in the Gladsaxe region of Copenhagen, Denmark.
AB a/s was recently purchased by an international consortium of investors with the goal of rebuilding the club into one of Denmark’s best and most respected organizations through a community focused approach.
The Football Administrator will oversee and carry out the football administration duties of the football club, primarily focusing on the first team with additional academy responsibilities. The position will also assist the Manager of Operations and Events to ensure policies and procedures are implemented in line with best practice of the DBU.
The Football Administrator reports directly to the Sporting Director with additional responsibilities throughout the club.
Register all First Team players in accordance with DBU, UEFA and FIFA regulations. This will include all player contracts, registration, loan agreements and transfer documents
Co-ordination and maintenance of player disciplinary matters and records, including where necessary preparation of appeals to the DBU
Maintain and keep up to date all players’ private medical insurance. Liaise with the medical department over medical examinations and billing enquiries.
Liaison with all football bodies including the DBU, UEFA and FIFA to ensure that all sporting regulations are followed
Organise travel and hotel accommodation for all away fixtures for the first team, football management and Directors
To manage the scheduling of all First Team competitive & non-competitive fixtures, while working with the Director of Operations and Events for home match day operations
Management of the First Team payroll, in support of the finance department, including bonuses and the recording of effective contract changes and triggers.
Work with Manager of Operations and Events regarding the training facility including building operations and field maintenance for the first team and the academy teams
Coordination with the sporting department’s operational needs such as beverage orders, player logistics, training field set-up, equipment storage, etc.
Specific Job Knowledge, Skill and Ability:
The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and demonstrate that they can use these in performing the essential job functions.
A minimum of 5 years industry experience with a focus on sporting operations with experience in football strongly preferred
Experience with DBU regulations and FIFA TMS
Able to work long, flexible hours including evenings, weekends, and holidays
Must have excellent written/verbal communication skills, be detail-oriented and highly organized with the ability to simultaneously handle multiple tasks and adapt to change
Must have the ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with all internal staff, management, as well as outside stakeholders
Must be fluent in Danish and English. Other language skills considered a significant plus
The ideal candidate would be from Copenhagen and preferably the Gladsaxe region