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 in 32 games across 5 venues in India. The tournament has a worldwide reach and is a golden opportunity to showcase to the world our cities & cultures, as well as our capability of organizing an event meeting the highest standards.
Undoubtedly, the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup 2022 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.
The Tournament Director will oversee the Local Organizing Committee for the tournament and shall be responsible for all matters pertaining to the organization, management, and hosting of the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup 2022 in India. This position requires a true leader with the ability to negotiate, cooperate and make decisions by applying critical problem-solving skills.
As the leader of a diverse team, it is important that the Tournament Director takes an inclusive approach and can motivate others toward a common purpose.
A highly organized sports administrator with an experience of 12-15 years out of which at least 7-8 years is in a leadership role, working in complex, international, high-growth sports events and having demonstrated success in management of large-scale projects within fixed deadlines and tight budget parameters. The incumbent should be fully committed and dedicated to the job with a passion/interest for Indian football.
Interested candidates should mail their CV to firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com with the subject as “Application for the Post of Tournament Director” and also state their expected remuneration.
Due to the high volume of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be called. AIFF reserves the right to cancel/reject the vacancy or applications without assigning any reason.