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Vacancy | Football Development Officer

Derbyshire FA
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our team as a Football Development Officer for Club, Leagues and Workforce.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for you to join the Derbyshire County FA team, in a role which will help you develop the grassroots game in our county.

Closing date: Monday 22nd October 2018 - 5:00 pm

Interviews expected to be held week commencing 5th November 2018.

This post is a full-time role and contracted until 30th June 2021 subject to further funding.

Here at Derbyshire CFA we are responsible for overseeing, promoting and developing local grassroots football and supporting The FA in delivering the National Game Strategy.  

The shared values, vision and pride of our workforce is central to our success. We are a team of highly skilled, passionate and hardworking individuals who are committed to the future of grass roots football in Derbyshire. We understand that diversity promotes innovation, and therefore we look for people who are great at what they do, no matter their background. 

Overview of the Football Development Officer for Club, Leagues and Workforce role:

  • To support the delivery of The FA National Game Strategy in partnership with key stakeholders and enhance the CFAs major priorities.
  • To develop and support clubs and Leagues that are safe, fun and inclusive FOR ALL by providing modern, fit for purpose club structures and services, which will grow  and retain participants, support the workforce and raise standards across the game.

The successful applicant will need to be passionate and committed to the development of football at a local level; be able to work under pressure, handle multiple priorities and meet deadlines. They will need to demonstrate exceptional customer service, be able to work as part of a team with excellent planning, communication and presentation skills.

This organisation is committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk of harm. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We expect relevant staff to undertake an FA DBS Enhanced level with a check of the children’s barred list and we expect all staff to sign and adhere to a code of conduct.

As this role involves direct access to young persons under the age of eighteen, within the context of the job or any subsequently related activities or responsibilities, the successful candidate will undergo a thorough screening process, which will include a Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure, to ensure their suitability for the role. Any candidates invited to interview will be sent a CFA Personal Disclosure Form, Guidance Notes and Privacy Statement to return at their interview in a sealed envelope.

Derbyshire CFA promotes inclusion and diversity, and welcomes applications from everyone. If you have any particular requirements in respect of the recruitment or interview process please mention this in your covering letter.

Interested applicants are required to send a covering letter along with a current CV, and the name of two references, expected salary and marked Private & Confidential to: CEO, DCFA Limited, 8 & 9 Stadium Business Court, Millennium Way, Pride Park, Derby, DE24 8HP. Alternatively, you can email your information to vacancies@derbyshirefa.com

For all the details, please download the related documents below. If you would like any further information related to the role, please contact Liam Rooney, Head of Development & Facilities, on 01332 361422.

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