TOPIC: Football Development Officer- Northamptonshire CFA
Football Development Officer- Northamptonshire CFA
10 months, 3 weeks ago #85
Football Development Officer - Northamptonshire CFA
The Northamptonshire Football Association (NFA) is seeking to appoint a full time Football Development Officer based at its Northampton Head Office. This exciting position reports to the Head of Football Development and is responsible for developing and delivering a range of football activity in line with the NFA County Plan and FA National Game Strategy, in particular raising standards, better players and growth and retention targets.
The post holder will be responsible for the following fundamental elements of the County Plan delivered in collaboration with NFA colleagues, new and existing customers, Council and Committee members and partnering with key stakeholders throughout Northamptonshire:
• To support and develop new and existing Leagues and Clubs in relation to Charter Standard status.
• To drive the FA’s Youth Review activity in conjunction with Leagues and Clubs, which includes mini-soccer and 9v9 provision.
• To maintain and grow participation in particular the transition from youth to adult football.
• To develop and deliver sustainable Small Sided Football provision and flexible formats of the game within the County.
The successful applicant will need to be passionate about and committed to the development of football at a local level, have a good understanding of League and Club structures and coaching pathways, have an all-inclusive attitude and ideally have a background in sports/football development. This dynamic individual will be able to work under pressure, be pro-active and customer focussed, handle multiple priorities, meet deadlines and deliver targets.
Candidates must demonstrate both team working skills and the ability to work unsupervised and on their own initiative and facilitate activity. Experience of managing projects/events and excellent organisation, planning, communication and IT skills are essential.