Job Vacancy: Football Development Officer - Gloucestershire FA
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the team at Gloucestershire FA as a Football Development Officer (Disability).
This is a part-time (2-days / 15.0 hrs per week) position offering a salary of up to £10000 pa.
The role will be supporting all areas of male and female football development; leading and implementing key aspects of the County Strategy to ensure the delivery of performance targets. It will be focused on the following key areas:
- Developing & supporting the Disability Player Development Centre
- Developing & supporting the Ability Counts County League
- Supporting & sustaining existing disability teams
- Developing & implementing programmes to create Youth disability teams
- Leading programmes to recruit & develop coaches /volunteers
The successful candidate is likely to be of graduate calibre with knowledge and experience of sports/football development. An understanding of grassroots football structures and development pathways at local, regional and national level is also required.
You will need to be passionate about and committed to the development of football at a local level and be able to plan, set and achieve objectives within strict deadlines. Candidates must also demonstrate both team working skills and the ability to work unsupervised and on their own initiative.
Experience of managing projects/events that demonstrate sound organisation and planning skills is required. Excellent communication, presentation and IT skills also will be expected. Applicants must hold a valid car driving licence and be able to work some evenings and weekends.
This post is a fixed term contract until 30 June 2012, but may be extended subject to continued funding. It is also subject to a satisfactory Enhanced CRB Disclosure.
For further information, please telephone the County Development Manager, Gary Probert, on 01454 615888
E-mail a CV and covering letter setting out how your skills and experience meet the needs of the role, together with details of your current salary, marked “Private and Confidential” to the County Development Manager, Gary.Probert@GloucestershireFA.com
The closing date for receipt of applications is midday, Monday 12 December 2011 with interviews scheduled to take place on Monday 19 December 2011.
Please note that only those applicants selected for interview will be contacted. If you have not heard from us by 16 December, you should assume your application was unsuccessful.
Gloucestershire FA is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.