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FIFA

FIFA

Football Technology Manager

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USA

Business

Feb 25, 2024

ROLE DESCRIPTION

At FIFA26, our vision is to unite the world through the greatest sporting event of all time. The FIFA World Cup 26™ will mark the first time that the tournament will feature 48 teams and be hosted by three countries: Canada, Mexico and the USA. This new format will redefine excellence, generating unique opportunities for greater participation and engagement among fans and players across North America and all over the world. Now is your time to become a game changer and join the workforce that will plan and deliver this extraordinary and unforgettable experience.



THE POSITION



• Act as on-site project manager for the implementation of football technologies at the FIFA World Cup 2026 by working closely with the local FIFA Team and Venue Managers and reporting back to FIFA’s Football Technology Team in Zürich.• Closely collaborate with all relevant stakeholders, in particular the U.S. based FIFA team, host countries and venue managers, by communicating requirements and attending meetings and inspection visits• Support the procurement process for the required technologies and services by analysing the market, drafting tender documents, selecting suppliers and negotiating agreements• Support the implementation and operations of football technologies on site by acting as venue manager during selected FIFA tournaments• Collaborate with the selected football technology suppliers to ensure the highest level of preparedness and service level• Improve FIFA’s technology setup and services at FIFA tournaments by constantly analysing the market and testing and assessing new technologies and innovations



YOUR PROFILE



Competencies and personality• Self-motivation• Flexibility, agility• Stress resistance• Solution orientation• Teamwork abilities• Good presentation skills• Strong identification with FIFA’s philosophy Education & Qualifications• Business and/or engineering educational background or similar• Football understanding (Laws of the Games and tactical understanding)• Technical understanding of football technologies, in particular video replay, broadcast and tracking technologiesWork experience• 3-5 years of experience in a similar role• Proven track-record in managing complex projects• Experience in the sports and event industry is an advantage• Experience with the implementation of football technologies e.g. goal-line technology, video assistant referee (VAR) technology, tracking technology or technologies in other sports is an advantage• 3-5 years of experience in a similar role• Proven track-record in managing complex projects• Experience in the sports and event industry is an advantage• Experience with the implementation of football technologies e.g. goal-line technology, video assistant referee (VAR) technology, tracking technology or technologies in other sports is an advantageLanguages• Fluent in English• Proficiency in Spanish is an assetTechnology• Proficient in Microsoft 365 applications• Good knowledge of broadcast technologies is an advantage• Good knowledge of networking technologies is an advantageVaria• Willingness to travel at across the three host countries of the FIFA World Cup 2026



About FWC2026

The FIFA World Cup 26™ will mark the first time that the tournament features 48 teams and will be hosted by three countries: Canada, Mexico, and the USA.This new format redefines excellence, generating unique opportunities for greater participation and engagement from fans and players in North America and all over the world. Now is your time to be a game changer and join the workforce that is planning and delivering this unique and unforgettable experience.

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