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Football Association of Wales

Football Association of Wales

Women’s and Girls Talent ID Executive

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posting Date

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Wales

Coaching

Mar 20, 2024

ROLE DESCRIPTION

The Role

The FAW launched our high performance strategy in 2022 with the optimisation of future performance a clear strategic pillar within Talent identification and retention. We recognise our women’s national team requires strategic succession planning and in turn this appointment will be critical to identify talented young female players who have potential to access our player development pathway.

We are looking for someone to cover this role for a year to cover maternity leave.

The Football Association of Wales (FAW)

The Football Association of Wales (FAW) is the governing body of football in Wales and is responsible for promoting and developing the game at all levels from grass roots through to the professional game, including the Welsh Premier League and all International Teams. Founded in 1876 the FAW is the third oldest Association in the World, founder members of FIFA and UEFA, and together with the other British Associations is one of the Board Members of the International Football Association Board (IFAB).

The FAW is governed by a Board of Directors made up of an Independent Chair, the CEO, two Independent Non-Executives, the four Officers of the FAW and three elected Members. The FAW Board is responsible to the Shareholders of the FAW called the FAW Council. The Council is made up of elected and nominated representatives from Welsh Football. The FAW Council, with the FAW Executive, manages football related activities through a series of committees. The CEO has the responsibility to manage the business and all staff employed by the FAW.

The FAW is a Limited Company responsible for the development of football in Wales. With over 100 full time staff and operating in over 50 countries, it has doubled group turnover in the past 5 years to £20m per annum. Its main sources of income are through FIFA, UEFA, grants, sponsorship and TV revenue. The FAW was responsible for bringing the UEFA Champions League final 2017 to Wales; it was then largest sports event in the world in 2017, staged in the smallest city, hosted by the smallest Association and the smallest country since the competition’s creation.

Employee Benefits

It’s an incredibly exciting time to be part of the FAW, the organisation is moving forward with the Our Wales strategy focussing on all areas of the game including participation, grassroots facilities and our pathway for talented players in Wales. We aim to attract the best talent both on and off the pitch and to reward our staff we offer the following competitive benefits:

Modern office environment
Generous pension scheme
Healthcare Cash Plan scheme
Employee social events
Two tickets to senior international matches
Opportunities to learn and develop

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