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Opportunities at Manchester FA

Manchester FA is seeking a new Referee Development Officer

Manchester FA is looking to recuit a new Referee Development Officer with the post becomming vacant this summer 

We are looking for a dynamic, self-motivated individual with a 'can do' attitude who wants to make a positive contribution to grassroots football in Greater Manchester. The successful applicant will need to be able to demonstrate, both in their application and at interview, their ability to deliver within Manchester FA's three core values: 'Passionate, Inspiring and Professional'.

What will you do?

-To support delivery of The FA National Game Strategy, FA Referee Strategy and the Manchester FA Business Strategy.
-To recruit, convert, retain, develop and progress referees to service the game.
-To create a culture of refereeing excellence through the provision of high-quality referee development opportunities, with a focus on ethnically diverse, disabled and female match officials.
-To deliver a valued Referee Development Programme to support the personal development of match officials across Greater Manchester.
-To contribute to the effective implementation of The FA’s Safeguarding Operating Standard for County FAs.
-To support the adoption of FA technology systems across grassroots football.
-To comply with FA rules, regulations, policies, procedures and guidance that are in place from time to time.

The final date for considation of application is 13 June 2022 - 12:00PM. Please email your completed application titled 'Referee Development Officer' to

More information on both roles is available within the applicaiton pack available below:

Referee Development Officer Application Pack

More informaiton on Tom's and others departures will be communicated next week. 

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