Head of Host City Management - LOC FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup India 2022 (Closed)

Job Category: Local Organising Committee (LOC), FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup India 2022 Location: New Delhi
Date : 15-02-2021 to 21-02-2021
Area : Host City Management
Type of Contract : contract
Email Application with one page resume to : opportunities@india2021wwc.com
Email Subject : Head of Host City Management
Application Deadline : February 21, 2021

Reports to: Tournament Director, Local Organising Committee (LOC), FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup India 2022

Place: New Delhi, India

Background: India will host the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in 2022. This will be the second tournament that we will host from the world football governing body. This is the third most important event of the FIFA calendar for Women’s Competitions, with 16 countries playing in 32 games across 5 venues in India. The tournament has a huge worldwide reach, with an estimated global audience of about 200 million from 200 different countries, which is a golden opportunity to showcase Indian cities, culture and the capability of organising an event of the highest standards to the world. 

The FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup 2022 will have a lasting influence on Indian Football, upgrading the infrastructure, setting up game operations standards and improving the overall quality of the game. Undoubtedly, FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup India 2022 is primed to be a game changer for Indian Football.

Job Description: This position will report to the Tournament Director and work towards maintaining a successful relationship with the Host Cities and other National stakeholders for LOC of the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup India 2022.

The selected candidate must have a detailed knowledge of the role of every relevant stakeholder and will act as the median to ensure that the agreements and guarantees signed by these stakeholders are executed in an effective manner. He/she will also be responsible in securing the necessary permissions and oversee that all operations of the tournament are in compliance with the official documentation and FIFA policies.

He/she will work closely across all functional areas and departments of the tournament to get an understanding of the detailed requirements and assist with implementation of the same from all the stakeholders in order to ensure venue readiness for the games as per FIFA standards. He/she through this process will enable the smooth execution and operations of the various functions of the tournament and any ancillary event in the lead up to the tournament.

In addition, the candidate will manage the venue inspections by FIFA and other relevant stakeholders in the lead up to the tournament. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to raising the profile and perception of Women’s Football in India
  • Manage relationships with the Central and State Governments to ensure a smooth planning and delivery of the tournament
  • Manage relationships with relevant government bodies, stadium authorities, State FAs and other key stakeholders 
  • Work closely across all functional areas and departments to understand their roles and requirements and thus, associate the coordination required for Host Cities and Stakeholder management
  • Ensure venue readiness across all the Host Cities for the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup with the help of all functional areas and departments
  • Ensure all the permissions and compliances are in place for the tournament
  • Manage the planning and execution of FIFA inspections
  • Manage the central Headquarters during the tournament as well as the Official Draw 
  • Develop its work consistently with the values of the organisation
  • Other tasks and projects that may be required from the Tournament Director from time to time

Key Performance Indicators: Will be communicated in due time by the Tournament Director in accordance with the goals established between FIFA and the LOC for the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup India 2022.