Cheshire FA

Cheshire FA

Referee Appointments Officer


Role Type



Posting Date

May 12, 2022

Role description


Appoint Match Officials as required to the Cheshire FA County Cup Competitions.
Provide progression opportunities for Match Officials.
To streamline Match Official appointments.
Appointments of Registered Referees to fixtures whenever possible.
Communicating with referees and clubs as necessary, building relationships.
Provide an update report at Referee committee meetings and other times as necessary.
Working with County FA, District FA and other relevant football organisations as required concerning refereeing matters, in particular the Cheshire FA Referee Development Officer (coverage figures, promotional candidates, continuous poor marks etc).


Ensure all CFA appointed matches have a Registered Referee appointed.
Keep an up to date and accurate calendar of games available and closed dates.
Manage the appointments of appropriate referees to games.
Highlight any praise/concerns regarding referees to the Referee Development Officer (RDO).
Work collaboratively with the Referee Development Team (RDT), linking in with other roles where relevant to ensure referees are fully supported.
Work closely with the County CORE Officer and RDO in providing names of referees who are consistently performing to a high standard.
Attend RDT meetings.
Attend Referee Committee meetings.
Write a report each quarter to share with the RDO and RDT.
Increase the activity of Match Officials so that the number of matches controlled by a qualified Referee increases in line with FA/ Cheshire FA targets.
Ensure appointments are made with consideration of expense to affiliated clubs as per County requirements.
Ensure all Match Officials adhere to FA regulations in respect of registration.

Knowledge, Experience & Technical Skills

Ability to work flexible and unsociable hours including weekends.
Diplomacy and the ability to deal appropriately with confidential information.
Excellent organiser, communicator and time manager.
Ability to work to tight deadlines.
Knowledge of the structure and organisations within local football.
Experience of working with volunteers and motivating others.
Be contactable by telephone / email.
Be IT literate with a good understanding of Microsoft Word & Excel.
To appoint Match Officials within the FA Full Time Admin System and moving forward Whole Game System (WGS).

CLOSING DATE:The closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday 3rd June 2022.

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