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Zurich, CH

Access Manager Tournaments & Events



Are you a solution-oriented, motivated and innovative person that is able to adapt to new developments in access management? Do you have experience in harmonising and improving access devices, ideally in a mega event environment, preferably sports-related? With FIFA 2.0, our new operating model, we are looking for an efficient, proactive and excellent team player to support our Tournaments & Events Division as an Access Manager.


Your duties
•    Helping to establish access management as part of Tournaments & Events operations
•    Writing and reviewing concepts and developing them further
•    Applying design and colour concepts to access devices
•    Observing new innovative developments in access management and their implementation at other tournaments and events
•    Defining access management operations and access control system requirements
•    Helping to define FIFA Tournaments & Events Access Management standards and operations
•    Developing access management concepts and operations at different FIFA tournaments and events
•    Writing standard operating procedures, concepts, guidelines, manuals (in English)
•    Coordinating concepts with other functional areas
•    Defining access control system requirements and coordinating them with FIFA Event Technology to fit them into the FIFA technology environment
•    Managing business relationships with any access control system provider
•    Drawing up and participating in user acceptance tests

Our requirements
•    Three years of experience in sports tournament access management or one of the affiliated access device operations (accreditation, ticketing, guest management)
•    Experience in defining access control system requirements
•    Experience in project management
•    Innovative, efficient and very communicative
•    Sports event and access management knowledge
•    Fluent in English; any other language is an advantage
•    Strong identification with FIFA’s ideals and philosophy
•    Excellent communication skills


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).

FIFA is an equal-opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to gender, ethnic, racial or social origin, skin colour, nationality, religion, belief, sexual orientation, age, disability or any other grounds.

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).