Background: India will host the FIFA U‐17 Women’s World Cup in 2022. It will be the first time the country hosts a women’s tournament event from the world football governing body. This is an important event of the FIFA calendar, with 16 countries playing 32 games in 5 venues across India. It has been a key stepping stone in the careers of a large part of world football stars, among them 16 senior World Champions and will be the one of the most important events ever to be hosted in Indian football history.
The tournament has a huge worldwide reach, with an estimated global audience from almost 200 different countries, which is a golden opportunity to showcase India though-out the world, its cities, culture and the capability of organising an event of the highest standards.
The FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup will have a lasting influence in Women’s Football in India, upgrading the infrastructure, setting up proper game operations standards and improving the overall quality of the game. Undoubtedly, the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup India 2022 is primed to be a game changer for Indian Football.
This position will be responsible of the implementation of all Travel & Transport Operations for the LOC. In order to fulfil this role, it must operationalize the strategies on the different areas that are related with Transport: movement of Teams, delegates and equipment. Transportation and installation of overlays at Venues, coordination with Government Agencies for (such as Ministry of External Affairs, Airports Authority of India, etc), coordination with Government Agencies for Visa Procedures, coordination with foreign embassies for their visa requirements and others.
He / She must work together with FIFA, AIFF and the Venues to generate contact and establish agreements with all the vendors / contractors of transport and coordinate the FIFA Requirements.
He / she must work together with the Executive Leadership of the LOC to generate strategies, action plans, protocols and business plans with the goal of fulfilling the Mission and Vision of the Organization.
Personnel in Charge:
Will be agreed by the Head of Event Services and Project Director once the hiring process ends and there is a definite plan for this area.
Key Performance Indicators:
Will be communicated in due time in accordance with the goals established between FIFA and the LOC for the World Cup. The indicators will be calculated on the basis of the preparedness of the Venues, FIFA´s satisfaction with overall operational requirements.
Note: This job description works as a reference of the responsibilities involved in this position. It is expected that the employee will execute other reasonable tasks asked by the Head of Department & Tournament Director.