Head of Competitions (Closed)

Job Category: Head of Competitions Location: New Delhi
Date : 16-09-2022 to 23-09-2022
Area : Head of Competitions
Type of Contract : contract
Email Application with one page resume to : hr@the-aiff.com
Email Subject : Application for the Post of  “Head of Competitions ”
Application Deadline : September 23, 2022

Reports to Secretary General

Job description

All India Football Federation “AIFF”  the national governing body for football, is currently seeking a full time Head of Competitions for immediate joining.

The Head of Competition will be responsible for managing the operations and conduct competitions both men & womenof AIFF.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Overall planning & operations of the Competitions.
  • Management and delivery of all AIFF organized competitions to include  scheduling the tournaments,preparation of competition regulations, players and team registrations.
  • Work with Member Associations to deliver the Preliminary Rounds of the Tournaments wherever applicable &the Final Rounds
  • Plan & conduct draws&issue fixtures for Tournaments.
  • Preparation & approval of Budget for all AIFF conducted tournaments.
  • Liaise with Dy SG and Director Finance & Accounts regarding financial approvals, subsidies and other financial matters
  • Work with Marketing & Sponsorship services Managers to oversee match delivery, which consider the needs of broadcaster &clubs.
  • Make an operational plan for the Venues and technical matters like Stadium/Ground bookings,Broadcast & marketing & branding plan with related departments.
  • Interact with Player Status department for registration of players.
  • Develop and administer National Football Championships both for men and women.
  • Preparation & approval from AIFF Excoof football Calendar with continued focus on alignment to the Domestic competitions and FIFA windows.
  • Approval from AIFF Exco Levies for Domestic as well International tournaments.
  • Develop close association with MAs & club.
  • Work closely with Referees department for competition related matters including match officials.
  • Provide reports and information to the Secretary General on participation on any specific programs.
  • keep informed on best practice of Competitions in FIFA/AFC.
  • To be the main contact point for all competitions & onall national competition related matters& International  matches for AIFF.
  • Interface as needed with the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), FIFA and Member Federations.

Experience and skills required:

  • Age below 50 years.
  • Work experience minimum 7-9  years in organizing competitions.
  • Excellent communication skills, particular written and presentation.
  • Proven experience working in similar role in Clubs/MAs.
  • Must have handled Competitions independtly.
  • Knowledge of Football Administration systems.
  • Strong ability to go into  details of match organization.
  • Experience in tournament delivery and having an understanding of what is required to run a professional football Tournament.
  • Understanding of core principles of Football Development.
  • Basic IT knowledge and skills in Microsoft Office.
  • Awareness of strategic goals of AIFF.
  • Must be able to lead & motivate his department.
  • Must be able to work 24x7 days a week

Interested candidates should mail their CV along with expected remuneration to hr@the-aiff.com with the subject as "Application for the Post of  “Head of Competitions ”. Last date of Application is 23rd September 2022.

  • AIFF reserves the right to cancel/reject the vacancy or applications without assigning any reason. The Candidate should be available for immediate joining.