All India Football Federation “AIFF” is currently seeking a full time Manager Strategy and Special Projects. The position is initially for one year contract with salary package as per Industry norms.
Duties & Responsibilities:
- Conduct research and analysis to identify growth opportunities, market trends, and competitive landscapes.
- Develop strategies that align with our Vision 2047.
- Create and present compelling business cases and recommendations to senior management.
- Lead special projects such as new market entry, M&A, Partnerships, and new business development.
- Define projects scopes, timelines, budgets, and deliverables, and track progress against established milestones.
- Manage cross-functional teams and collaborate with stakeholders across the organization to ensure successful project delivery.
- Manage budgets for special projects, ensuring that costs are controlled, and projects are completed within budget.
- Driving process improvements and standardization across the federation to ensure that processes are efficient, effective, and scalable.
- Curious learner about the industry trends, share knowledge with team to ensure the federation is well-positioned to take advantage of emerging trends and opportunities.
- Communicate effectively with stakeholders at all levels of the organization to ensure that everyone is aligned and working towards the same objectives.
- Provide regular updates to senior management on the progress of special projects and initiatives.
- Bachelor’s or master’s degree in business administration, Management, or related field.
- Minimum of 5-7 years of experience in strategy consulting, corporate strategy, or related field.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to think strategically and creatively.
- Excellent project management skills, with the ability to lead cross-functional teams.
- Excellent communications and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build relationships and influence stakeholders at all levels of the federation.
- Experience working in India, or the Asia Pacific region is preferred.
- Experience in the sports industry is an advantage.
Only shortlisted candidates will be called to attend a face-to-face interview at a time & date which will be communicated via email. AIFF reserves the right to cancel/reject the vacancy or applications without assigning any reason.