Senior Workforce Planning Manager


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Posting Date

May 13, 2022

Role description

We govern the beautiful game and ensure it's run with transparency and integrity.We are now looking for aSenior Workforce Planning Managerthat is part ofFIFAand supports us on our mission.These are your key tasks:

Setup FIFA World Cups™ local legal entities HR Departments and support the development of all HR recruitment, engagement, management, retention, and career pipeline programs for the subsidiaries
As a global HR Business Partner to FIFA World Cups™ subsidiaries, lead worldwide workforce planning, organizational design, and establishment of local legal entities
Oversee contracting and allocation of local offices within the respective host countries in close co-operation with the Accommodation, Venue Management and IT
Build, sustain, and clarify worldwide and country-specific people processes, policies, and procedures. Create a consistent business practice and consider local needs
Lead Workforce Planning for FIFA World Cups™ and special events for FIFA Staff and the overall Total Workforce approach
Collaborate with the Finance and Legal departments to set up a scalable approach for new country entity set-ups, corporate functions, and processes (event and non-event-time)
Develop, implement and be the main responsible for the 'flexible workforce' strategy, this includes the development of the concept and implementation (including capture of demand) including implementation of a global platform
Manage the strategic overview of total Workforce across all the FIFA Tournaments and events and agree on the Workforce budget and calendar
Ensure that all planned roles are filled with qualified workforce members out of the available pool of staff, freelancers, member association staff, volunteers, etc.
Manage contracting of all external workforce members on behalf of respective project leads
Assign service-levels for event-time service and other needs, such as accommodation, mobiles phones, travel transport requirements, etc. for all the FIFA different workforce-member groups

These tasks are a good start. Time will change. Take it and shape it.
We work hard at FIFA.We are dedicated, ambitious and innovative.And we respect our values. Always.For all roles, we seek talented people with an entrepreneurial spirit and a global mindset.The specific competencies we require for this position are:

HR and/or Workforce Management, Hospitality, Business Administration or similar education/certification
Minimum seven years of experience in event planning and - management (e.g. sports and entertainment events, corporate events, incentives programmes, etc.)
Experience in workforce management at major sporting events (e.g. FIFA World Cup, Olympic Games, etc.) is desirable
Experience in the delivery of large scale sporting events, preferably across continents or regions
Highly proficient with MS Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint and Outlook
Fluent English, any additional languages is an advantage
Able to operate and communicate with senior stakeholders
Willingness/capability to learn
Excellent administrational and organisational skills
Travel potentially required during tournaments and events

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