With the FIFA Women’s World Cup finals tournament due to start in New Zealand next year, FIFA are seeking a Competition Co-ordinator to help plan the fixtures that will be played in Aotearoa.
Applications close on Wednesday June 22, 2022, for the position which is to be based in Auckland.
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FIFA’s description of the role says:
“If you are interested in a once-in-a-lifetime job in the sports industry, this is your chance.
“We are looking for someone to lead and strengthen the team in charge of organizing the biggest women’s sporting event in the world: the FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia and New Zealand 2023.
“To ensure the successful operational delivery of the ninth edition of this competition, we have set up a Local FIFA Subsidiary (LFS).
“Its aim is to improve the experience of over 1.1 billion people watching the FIFA Women’s World Cup, by delivering innovative solutions across all operational areas.”
Main photo: Ferns Erin Naylor and Hannah Wilkinson celebrate when news broke that the Women’s World Cup is coming to Auckland.
Job responsibilities of the Competition Co-ordinator — NZ
Under the guidance of the Competition Manager in cooperation with other tournament Functional Areas and external stakeholders, the Competition Coordinator will support the successful operational planning and implementation of all aspects of the competition management project in New Zealand.
The Competition Coordinator will be part of a team within the Competitions sub-division and contribute to ensure that a high standard of Competition and Match Operations can be delivered by the Competition Management team at the tournament itself as well as any event related to the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023™ (e.g. Official Draw and Test event).