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Manchester City FC

Manchester City FC

Head Coach


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Mar 15, 2024


Our Story

Established in 2013, City Football Group is the world’s leading private owner and operator of football clubs, with total or partial ownership of thirteen clubs across the world. City Football Group also invests in other football related businesses and serves as a global commercial platform for our partners, whilst fulfilling our purpose of empowering better lives through football on a local and global scale, consistent with what “City” football has meant to people for over a century.

Our Winning Team

Our purpose is to empower better lives through football. We are proud of the role City Football Group clubs play in their localities, delivering positive economic, social and environmental impact through our operations and through programmes and activities that bring about meaningful, lasting change.

As Head Coach-Abu Dhabi you will manage the Pay to Play Manchester City Football School in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Job Purpose

To manage the Manchester City Football School in Abu Dhabi, UAE
To manage and support the development of the coaching team.
To work to financial targets and report monthly on progress.
To support the wider MENA and Global football coaching programs.

Your Impact

Will ensure all the Manchester City coaching philosophy, methodology and principles are incorporated into the delivery of the program
To effectively communicate with all key stakeholders including players, families, colleagues and partners will ensure best in class at all times
Your planning and delivery of the annual calendar in cooperation with all key stakeholders will ensure fluid operations
In creating relationships with key organisations of whom the program will encounter will boost the experience for all
In strategic thinking will allow growth in participation as well as identify new opportunities
To provide a competitive games program both locally and Internationally will ensure player development is at the core of the program
To work towards commercial targets and share updates and reports on progress
Having communication at the forefront of your management will provide clear updates for all stakeholders

What we are looking for


To have over 5 years within a Head Coach or Senior Coach role
To have experience implementing and developing a football coaching syllabus internationally
To have experience in managing a team over 5 or more people
To understand player pathways and the development process of players
To have experience working with players from varying backgrounds and cultures
To have experience in working with international players of different ages from different ability levels
The ability to create a positive working environment that represents Manchester City
UEFA B License (Level 3)
FA Youth coaching award or education in football development
To have flexibility to travel when required to support projects
To communicate in a variety of settings such as informal, formal, individual or groups
The ability to lead, communicate and develop relationships with players, coaches, parents and Key Business stakeholders.
To have the ability to manage, develop and mentor individual coaches that are part of a team.


To have the ability to plan, organise, and develop different types of football programs including trips & tours
To adapt in different coaching environments when delivering
To demonstrate experience in working with and without translators in delivery of sessions
To have experience in developing players of varying ages and abilities including reviewing and evaluating individuals
To have some experience working with a variety of levels in players including adults
Higher Education in Sports, Coaching or Teaching
Coach Education Award or equivalent Teaching assessment Qualifications
Sports Education or management equivalent Qualification Essential
Member of a governing FA
Ability to understand and implement your own development plan
To have the ability to work individually and part of a team

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