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The Football Association of Wales

The Football Association of Wales

Women’s National Team Head Coach

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Wales

First Team

Jan 14, 2024

ROLE DESCRIPTION

The Role
The Women’s National Team Head Coach is a key position within the FAW, who will have significant responsibility in shaping the future of our women’s national team and supporting the association.

Our success in Welsh football is built on a strong culture, identity and environment and while a head coach must possess the technical requisite skills and competences, we place a strong focus and alignment on our values of family, respect and excellence and connecting with the team, the fans and raising the profile of women’s football will be equally integral in this position.

The FAW has recently launched a high performance strategy 2022-2026, part of this strategy is to ensure we can consistently qualify our women’s senior team to major tournaments. We have made significant progress by reaching World Cup play-off final and competing in Nations League A in 2023 and evolving our playing style in line with the ‘Welsh Way’.

Combined with this progress at senior level we have reconfigured our player pathway in Wales, by investing significantly into a girls academy system (U12-U17) enabling talented players to develop through a full time training model managed by the FAW and holistic support services to ensure a seamless transition through our youth national teams U15-U19’s and into our senior teams.

The job description giving full details can be downloaded here.

Equal Opportunities
The Football Association of Wales strives to become a leading employer that reflects the communities of Wales while creating an inclusive, diverse and supportive workplace for all employees. As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications women and individuals who identify as LGBTQ+, Black, Asian, and Mixed-Heritage backgrounds.

Further to this the FAW are actively seeking to increase diversity within our workforce and have established a guaranteed interview scheme. We are committed to ensuring we recruit the best people on the objective basis of their skills, ability and experience. We value the benefits of diversity at work and understand that diversity of perspective and experience can encourage respectful creativity, foster innovation and create opportunities for all.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check
This role, due to its nature, duties, and responsibilities, will be subject to the successful applicant undergoing a check by the DBS.

Application Process Timeline
Deadline for applicants is the close of business on Friday 2 February 2024. Applications received after this date will not be considered.
If the FAW receive a high number of applications, we reserve the right to close the role early.
Applications must be supported by a letter detailing why the applicant is suitable for the role including salary expectations, and be accompanied with a current CV. Please also complete the equality & diversity monitoring form here.
If you have any questions ahead of applying, please email recruitment@faw.cymru.

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