Hong Kong Football Association

Technical Development Officer

Hong Kong Football Association


Hong Kong

Role Type

Closing Date

Est. Start Date


Sep 22, 2021

Role description

Established in 1914, the Hong Kong Football Association (HKFA) is the national sports association for football in Hong Kong. We are committed to enhance football development in Hong Kong. Over the past years, HKFA has been effective in broadening the base of participants and expanding various development programmes on community football covering grassroots and youth football, women’s football and futsal. We provide coaching education and referee training courses to increase the supply of qualified coaches and referees to support player development and improve the standards of refereeing. We also organize football leagues, local and international competitions.

Based on the solid groundwork laid in the past years, the continual collaborations with football stakeholders as well as funding support from the FIFA, AFC, the Government of the HKSAR, the Hong Kong Jockey Club and other sponsors, we keep moving in the right directions for the implementation of our new HKFA five year strategic plan, namely “The Vision 2025 Strategic Plan”, which the major goals identified vary from increased participation opportunities for all , viz. “Football for Everyone” to a long-term target of a Hong Kong men senior team going to the FIFA World Cup in 2034.

Our future success depends on the diverse talent and performance of dedicated employees. We now call for applications to fill this position which is under the Technical Development Department in the organization structure of HKFA. Reporting to the Coach Education Manager, the appointee will be responsible for the following:

Job Descriptions

To implement and coordinate the coach education programme for the Association
To prepare and monitor financial aspects (budgets) for coach issues
To liaise with AFC and other sports association
To coordinate logistical arrangements for coaching course
To provide secretariat support and administrative requirement for the department
To manage and oversee the attire and equipment of the courses
To maintain coach education web system and post releasing in HKFA official website

Qualifications and Experience

Bachelor’s degree or above
Holder of any HKFA coaching certificate
Holder of AFC “C” coaching certificate or above will be advantageous
With 1 year related experience in football coaching is preferable
Well-developed liaison, interpersonal, oral and written communication and people management skills
Sound administrative skills
Excellent IT skills
Fluent in English

Application deadline: 22 September 2021