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Zurich, CH

Competition Manager

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To support our Tournaments & Events Division, FIFA is looking to recruit a service-oriented and communicative person as a Competition Manager.


Your duties

• Project planning for all Competition requirements
• Team and competition equipment planning, procurement & management
• Venue and stadium inspections & requirements
• Organising Committee meetings
• Coordinating inter-divisional and inter-departmental meetings and reports
• Equipment Regulations review and update management
• Regulations review and content alignment
• Administering competition management policies related to the specific event
• Post event de-briefing & knowledge transfer
• Other divisional collaboration & support (Football Technology & Innovation, Disciplinary, IT/IFES etc.)

Our requirements

• Minimum of 5 years of proven experience in football event management/ competition related matters
• Fluent in English, any other of the FIFA languages is an advantage (German, French or Spanish)
• Excellent understanding of Competition Management related areas such as match operations, tournament/event management, teams & officials’ communication and the resulting interfaces
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Experience working in a multicultural international environment
• Experience in budgeting, procurement and planning
• Leadership qualities
• Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
• Understanding of FIFA priorities in event delivery
• Social skills to represent FIFA well at competitions and events

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).