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Nottinghamshire Football Association

Nottinghamshire Football Association

Football Development Officer (Participation)


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Posting Date

Dec 20, 2022

Role description

The Nottinghamshire Football Association is looking to appoint a full time Football Development Officer (Participation).
Nottinghamshire County FA are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.
Here at Nottinghamshire CFA, we are responsible for overseeing, promoting and developing local grassroots football and supporting The FA in delivering the National Game Strategy.

The shared values, vision and pride of our workforce is central to our success. We are a team of highly skilled, passionate and hardworking individuals who are committed to the future of grassroots football in Nottinghamshire. We understand that diversity promotes innovation, and therefore we look for people who are great at what they do, no matter their background.

Reporting directly to the Head of Football Development the successful applicant will be required to demonstrate they are a committed and hard-working person who is passionate about the future of grassroots football in Nottinghamshire. A person with experience of grassroots football and a good effective communicator with high levels of customer service.

Overview of the role:

To support delivery of The FA National Game Strategy and the Nottinghamshire FA Business Strategy.
To drive and increase participation across all areas of the game.
To contribute to the effective implementation of The FA’s Safeguarding Operating Standard for County FAs.
To support the adoption of FA technology systems across grassroots football.
To comply with FA rules, regulations, policies, procedures and guidance that are in place from time to time.
To be the lead and accountable officer for Male, Female & Futsal Affiliated and regular recorded players KPI.

The successful applicant will need to be passionate and committed to the development of football at a local level; be able to work under pressure, handle multiple priorities and meet deadlines. They will need to demonstrate exceptional customer service, be able to work as part of a team with excellent planning, communication and presentation skills.

This organisation is committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk of harm. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All relevant staff are required to undertake an FA DBS Enhanced level check and sign the Safeguarding Code of Conduct.

Nottinghamshire CFA promotes inclusion and diversity and welcomes applications from everyone. If you have any requirements in respect of the recruitment or interview process, please mention this in your covering letter.

You will be required to work 35 hrs per week and have a flexible approach to hours worked, as these will include evenings and weekend. This post is a full-time role and contracted until 30th June 2024 subject to further funding.

This role is based at Nottinghamshire County FA Headquarters and will currently include a mix of office and homeworking.

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