Oceania Football Confederation are looking to recruit a Women’s Football Manager to work from their Auckland headquarters.
OFC supports 11 national football bodies in the region, and is one of six football confederations within FIFA, the sport’s global governing body.
In its announcement, OFC says the role reports to the Head of Football Development.
It will play a key role in supporting the development and implementation of grassroots and youth programmes in football, futsal and beach soccer, in alignment with the ALL IN: OFC Women’s Football Strategy.
“The purpose of the role is to manage and drive OFC’s Women’s Football Development Strategy, including participation, visibility, education, performance and culture.”
The role requires some travel, mainly in the Pacific region, with OFC competitions planned for Champions League, Nations Cup, Olympic Qualifier, Futsal Nations Cup, and many age group tournaments.
The ideal candidate will have at least three years’ experience in developing and promoting women’s football as a player, coach or instructor.
Other desired skills and experiences include:
- Experience in project management for women’s football and training coaches.
- Ability to develop and conduct development projects for women’s football.
- An OFC B or A Licence, or Confederation equivalent, is preferred.
- Tertiary qualifications to the equivalent of university level and above in a relevant field.
- Excellent communication and relationship management skills with a proactive and flexible attitude.
- Project management skills and effective planning skills, including the development of strategies.
- An understanding of the Oceania region, its people and cultures is desirable.
- Ability to empower others to achieve goals consistently over time.
- Willingness to tailor support to meet the cultural and societal norms of a country.
- A passion for football.
How to apply
To apply, email a covering letter and resume to [email protected]. The covering letter should include whether the candidate has the right to work in New Zealand, their expected base salary and their notice period.
Applications close on Friday November 24, 2023 at 5pm (NZT).
OFC says it reserves the right to shortlist and interview candidates before the closing date and if a preferred candidate is found, it may close applications earlier.