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Zurich, CH

Senior Legal Platform Manager


To support our Legal & Compliance Division, FIFA is looking to recruit an innovative and solution driven person as a Senior Legal Platform Manager.

Your duties

  • Primarily responsible for the success of the FIFA Agent Platform and liaising with its developers, administrators and key users
  • Designing and managing the internal processes necessary for the agent licensing procedures administered by FIFA
  • Leading the remote delivery of the football agent web exam across all FIFA member associations
  • Creating IT solutions for the modernisation and improvement of football and match agent licensing systems administered by FIFA
  • Continuously training and educating staff of member associations on the use of the FIFA Agent Platform and using their feedback to improve the exam delivery
  • Managing licensing applications through the FIFA Agent Platform (e.g. processing applications, responding to external inquiries, communications, processing payments and insurance requirements)
  • Leading the department’s activities in assessing the FIFA Transfer Matching System and FIFA Agent Platform data
  • Leading legal and IT projects relating to the activities of football and match agents
  • Investigating compliance with FIFA regulations and reporting the findings to the relevant departments
  • Drafting circulars and legal and IT correspondence for member associations and external parties
  • Handling legal disputes between member associations, clubs, players, coaches and agents in the FIFA dispute resolution system


Our requirements

  • Degree in sports law and management
  • Advanced academic and professional experience in the application of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine-learning systems
  • Minimum of ten years’ combined experience in sports law and dispute resolution systems, football stakeholder management and project management
  • Certification in and extensive experience of project management: experience of working on software development projects would be an asset
  • Experience and knowledge of football dispute resolution procedures or case management incl.  the international football transfer market
  • Good understanding of FIFA’s regulations resp. football regulatory framework, sports technology and eSports fields
  • Technical expertise in IT, the FIFA Transfer Matching System, Jira, SharePoint and Confluence tools and MS Office
  • Fluent in English, any other FIFA language would be an asset
  • Critical judgement skills, committed to ethics and transparency in sport
  • Great attitude and ability to work independently
  • Ability to work under pressure and attention to detail
  • Alert, quick to respond, service-oriented
  • Proactive and curious mindset

You can expect a highly motivated and helpful team working in a dynamic multicultural environment. If you have the necessary qualifications and are keen to work for an international organisation, please click “apply here” and submit your application in English (motivation letter, CV, diplomas and reference letters).

Fédération Internationale de Football Association, FIFA-Strasse 20, 8044 Zurich
Only direct applications via our applicant tracking system will be considered (no agencies or applications via email/post please).