Systems & Training Manager (ERDP) (Closed)

Job Category: Refereeing Location: AIFF Football House Dwarka New Delhi
Date : 14-05-2023 to 21-05-2023
Area : Systems & Training
Type of Contract : contract
Email Application with one page resume to :
Email Subject : Applications for the post of Manager Systems & Training (ERDP)
Application Deadline : May 21, 2023

The Elite Refereeing Development Plan (ERDP) supports the management and development of Elite match officials in India operating in the Indian Super League, I-League, Super Cup, Durand Cup, I-League Division 2, Santosh Trophy as well as other Nationally recognised competitions and tournaments. The CRO has ultimate responsibility for the effective management, training and development of all Elite match officials.

Key Deliverables:

1Being responsible for ensuring all match official performance data is accurately captured and automated for ease of analysis and available to all staff responsible for match official development.
2Referee assessment reports are inputted on time, corrected and chased if necessary.
3Coordinating the effective and fair appointing of match officials in accordance with policy and ensuring appointing charts are accurately maintained.
4Effective liaison with the CRO, Referee Assessor Manager, 4 x Coaches, Analyst and Operations Manager to assist in the development of all match officials.
5Secretary of the Key Match Incident (KMI) Review Panel.
6Weekly update of KMI % accuracy overall and by category.
7Weekly update of match officials merit tables.
8Coordination, collation, distribution and storage of all technical training material.
9Managing all on-line training sessions for match officials across India.
10Maintain a full record of the match officials’ self-evaluation forms.
11Coordinate the organisation of the pre-season (MA Course) and mid-season training course content.
12Training delivery of Project Future India and Women Development Programme.
13Maintaining the AIFF website with relevant refereeing images and information
14Coordinating the video bank of training clips
15Dissemination of FIFA and AFC teaching material and guidelines
16Deputising for the Operations Manager
17Line Manager of the Elite Referee Analyst
18All other duties as directed by the CRO


  • Promote a positive image regarding Elite Match Officials
  • Support external communications
  • Ability to work independently and demonstrate initiative.
  • An enthusiastic and positive approach demonstrating excellent communications skills.
  • The ability to maintain confidentiality. 
  • Able to maintain effective working relationships.
  • Highly knowledgeable and effective use of IT systems and software.
  • The ability to design action plans in accordance with the overall AIFF Strategic Plan and ERDP aims regarding match officials.
  • A good knowledge and understanding of the Laws of the Game and a strong interest in football.
  • Excellent communications skills, comfortable communicating at all levels
  • Excellent organisational skills, with ability to prioritise a mixed workload.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Positive team member

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.