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Regional Office Development Coordinator Oceania


To support our Regional Office in Auckland, FIFA Development AG is looking to recruit a collaborative and solution-oriented person as a Regional Office Development Coordinator Oceania.


Your duties

  • Providing operational support to the Development Manager
  • Supporting the implementation of the FIFA Forward programme in Oceania
  • Supporting and servicing the Member Associations Division in processing and planning FORWARD projects and other key development aspects go be presented to FIFA, fulfilling regulatory obligations
  • Monitoring internal process of documentation and evaluation of project application and other components of Forward
  • Providing regular status reports to the FIFA MA Regional Director Asia & Oceania
  • Monitoring process and advice MAs on the planning, implementation and monitoring phases of development projects
  • Participating in workshops, congresses, meetings and seminars
  • Enhancing the level of services, deliver on site the needed guidance and supervise in depth the legacy and impact of each project and the correct use of the funds.
  • Assess the advancement of the projects and investment on development activities on site and provide advice to take correct measures for their continuing effective implementation.
  • Act as first source for consultation and evaluation of the project dossier to be submitted by the MA


Our requirements

  • University Degree
  • Experience in project management and/or in football and/or grassroots development and football administration at confederation or MA level
  • Experience in working in an international or sport environment (international organisation; NGO; international sport federation)
  • Ability to quickly establish trust and good working relationships, to work collaboratively and effectively with others and to meet deadlines
  • Good sense of planning and organisation of activities, ability to set priorities
  • Good competence of MS Office, social media, e-learning and web based applications
  • Fluent in English and French, any other FIFA language is considered an asset
  • Analytical skills to quickly assess a situation
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to process and report clearly
  • Reliability, trustworthiness, patience and flexibility in a fast moving landscape  
  • Diplomacy and integrity, respect, authenticity
  • Team player, strong sense of integrity and inclusion and able to adapt to and work within diverse cultures, experience in multicultural working environment is considered an asset
  • Empathy and excellent listening skills
  • Ability to motivate and positively influence change
  • Identification with football and FIFA