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Competitions Officer

Manchester County FA has an exciting opportunity to gain experience within County FA and Competitions structures within football and football administration.

We are looking to recruit a part-time Competitions Officer. The role will report directly to the County Football Development Manager (CFDM) and be responsible for the delivery and administration of the County Cup Competition Programme within Greater Manchester. The successful applicant will also oversee the delivery of the County FA Representative Team.

The successful applicant will need to be able to demonstrate both in their application and at interview their ability to deliver within our County FA’s three core values; passionate, inspiring and professional. The Competitions Officer must be committed to the delivery of a high quality and valued County Cup Competition Programme. The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate excellent planning, interpersonal and administration skills and possess the ability to positively influence.

The role of Competitions Officer will be flexible in hours to meet the needs of both the applicant and Manchester County FA. The hours and role on offer includes the need for the successful applicant to work flexibly, which will include evenings and weekends. The hours will be a minimum of 15 hours per week, but the successful applicant will be required to work additional hours to meet the peak needs of the Association.

To be successfully shortlisted you must be able in your application to demonstrate that you can meet the essential criteria of the role. It is positively encouraged that should you be interested in applying for the role that you contact Daniel Green, Chief Operating Officer on 07817 021 615.

Specific duties in this role will include

  • To co-ordinate an effective and efficient administration structure for all County Competitions.
  • To co-ordinate entries to the Adult (Including Premier and Senior Cup) and Youth Competitions.
  • To ensure both Adult and Youth competitions are maintained in accordance with Competition Rules.
  • To liaise with the Discipline, Regulations & Sanctions Manager and enforce FA Rule, Regulations & Sanctions.
  • To liaise with the ‘Referee Appointment Officer’ ensuring all County Competitions have a registered Match Official.
  • To arrange and co-ordinate the venues and resource for County Cup finals.
  • To report to the Competitions Committee on a quarterly basis.

To Apply

Immediate applications are sought and to apply, please send a CV and covering letter to Daniel Green, Chief Operating Officer, Manchester County FA at Shortlisting and interview will be considered immediately on application. The closing date for recruitment is Wednesday 17th September 2014.

As this role involves direct access to young persons under the age of eighteen, within the context of the job or any subsequently related activities or responsibilities, the successful candidate will undergo a thorough screening process, which will include a Criminal Records Check, to ensure their suitability for the role. Manchester County FA is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. MCFA's equality statement is available on request.

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