Senior Accreditation Manager - LOC FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup India 2022 (Closed)

Job Category: LOC FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup India 2022 Location: New Delhi
Date : 12-04-2022 to 25-04-2022
Area : Operations
Type of Contract : contract
Email Application with one page resume to :
Email Subject : Senior Accreditation Manager – FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup India 2022
Application Deadline : April 25, 2022


India is proud to be hosting the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in 2022. This is the  third most important event of the FIFA calendar for Women’s Competitions, with 16  countries playing a total of 32 games. The FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup has been a  key stepping stone in the careers of a large part of world football stars and will be one  of the most important events ever to be hosted in Indian football history. The  tournament has a huge worldwide reach and is a golden opportunity to showcase to  the world, our cities, culture and the capability of organizing an event meeting the  highest standards. 

Undoubtedly, the FIFA Under 17 Women’s World Cup will have a lasting influence on  Indian Football and is primed to be a game changer for the Football Vision in India  through upgradation of infrastructure, improved game operations standards and  refining the overall quality of the game. 

Job Summary: 

This position will be responsible to facilitate the implementation of the Accreditation  functional area for Local Organising Committee of the FIFA U-17 Women’s World  Cup India 2022 

Main Responsibilities

• Management of the complete accreditation process for the tournaments including zoning, set up of accreditation centres, as well as printing & distribution of  accreditations. 

• Liaison with FIFA accreditation to ensure accreditation system is developed  as per the local requirements.  

• Preparation of highly professional reports & documents for FIFA and other stakeholders. 

• Ensuring that all works are completed within approved budgets and timelines. • Hiring experienced and qualified personnel within the team for consistent & efficient operations across all venues. 

• To work closely with the LOC Safety & Security Functional Area to install  access control signage as per the zoning planning for each of the facilities. • Ensure the setup & running operations of the Venue Accreditation Centres  including facility setup (via Overlays), material & stock management,  technology & networking systems, volunteer (Volunteer Management) &  accreditation staff management & scheduling as well as support on the  resolution of any incidental expenses.

• Responsible for preparing accreditation manual and guidelines • Support in preparing the zoning & access control plan in coordination with  access control manager.  

• Coordination for data collection and ensuring the BGC process is initiated • Responsible for ensuring all data is BGC completed in coordination with the  LOC Safety & Security 

• Responsible for Venue Accreditation Shift Planning. 

• Develop the work in a manner consistent with the values of the organization. • Any other functions that may be required by the LOC Leadership from time to  time. 

Candidate Profile: 

• Minimum 5+ years of experience accreditations operations and within depth  understanding of functioning of accreditation systems.  

• Project management understanding or ability to work closely with the LOC  Operations team to structure the overall accreditation programme in keeping  with operational and security processing requirements. 

• Prior experience in accreditations or facility operations with international  events such as FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017, ICC tournaments, IPL, ISL,  HIL, Pro Kabaddi League or Commonwealth Games. 

• Clear understanding of stadium operations and access requirements of  various stakeholder categories. 

• A strong communicator with proven leadership ability to support venue  accreditation teams. 

• Strong ability to learn, operate and guide venue staff with usage of  accreditation software. 

• Working knowledge of the security regulations to be applied in stadiums and  other types of events from an accreditation’s perspective. 

• Capacity to elaborate reports on Accreditations for the LOC leadership. • Advance level in Microsoft Office Platforms, particularly Excel, Word and  PowerPoint. 

• Extremely strong analytical capability and meticulous work ethic. • Proven capability to work under pressure in a team environment. • Meticulous, detail oriented with a strong ability to organize and structure  planning to support on ground delivery.