Manager (Legal) - Players Status and Registration Department (Closed)

Job Category: Manager (Legal) - Players Status and Registration Department Location: New Delhi
Date : 23-08-2022 to 12-09-2022
Area : Players Status and Registration Department
Type of Contract : contract
Email Application with one page resume to :
Email Subject : Application for the Post of “Manager (Legal),PSRD”
Application Deadline : September 12, 2022

Reports to:Director of Players Status and Registration Department (PSRD) . 

Brief Description of the Department:

As the name suggests, this department of AIFF manages the players registered throughout India via AIFF's Centralised Registration System, wherein a player's registration/renewal and transfer is Approved by AIFF without which he/she can not participate in any Competition organised/sanctioned by AIFF or its Member Associations and Affiliated Units.

This department also manages the disputes that are related to a player and club and/or an official, Intermediaries registered with AIFF and Anti-Doping.

In detail, this department manages the following Regulations:

  • AIFF Regulations on the Status and Transfer of Players (AIFF RSTP)
  • AIFF Training Compensation and Solidarity Compensation (part of AIFF RSTP)
  • AIFF National Dispute Resolution Chamber (part of AIFF RSTP)
  • AIFF Regulations on Working with Intermediaries
  • AIFF Anti-Doping Regulations

Post Description: 

The Manager's main task is to support the department manage the working and compliance of the Regulations mentioned above as well as help in meeting the registration deadlines in AIFF's Centralised Registration System. 


  • Make sure all the above mentioned AIFF Regulations are up to date. 
  • Educate and clear the queries of all the stakeholders (Clubs, State Associations) in all the above mentioned AIFF Regulations as well as AIFF's Centralised Registration System. 
  • Organise the  AIFF Players' Status/Disciplinary Committee meetings whenever required.
  • Assist in organising Anti-Doping tests for AIFF Competitions.
  • Make sure the decisions sent by the committees are complied with by the relevant party. 
  • Support the department to meet the deadline of AIFF's Centralised  Registration System.
  • Manage any new project takeup by the department. 

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Professional with a Bachelor of Law degree or any other academic degree that demonstrates academic sufficiency in law.
  • Professional that demonstrates a good knowledge of sports in general and football in particular
  • Knowledge in drafting and reviewing contracts and other legal instruments
  • Advanced level in Microsoft Office Platforms, particularly Excel, Word and Powerpoint 
  • Strong analytical capability
  • Proven capability to work under pressure in a team environment
  • Previous work experience in sports is a plus.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize projects.
  • Should be physically fit to travel domestically in various assignments as and when required.

Length of Contract: 

The Manager (Legal) will be offered a contract of 1 year for his/her services. The contract may be renewed based on his/her performances in the period of appointment.


Remuneration will be discussed during Interviews.

Last date of applying is Monday, 12th September  2022.

Candidates desirous of applying for the above position to mail their applications along with CVs  at with the subject as  “ Application for the Post of “Manager (Legal),PSRD” with the expected remunerations. 

Only the shortlisted Candidates will be called for Interview at a Time & Date which will be communicated at the E mail ID provided by the shortlisted applicants.

AIFF reserves the right to cancel/reject the vacancy or applications without assigning any reasons.