Victory Stadium 2024

Football Development Manager Vacancy

The Royal Navy Football Association (RNFA) is seeking to recruit a Football Development Manager to implement a strategic development programme within the County.

 The position reports directly to the CEO.

 The role involves the following areas:

 To support the delivery of The FA National Game Strategy and the RNFA Business Plan 2024-28 in partnership with key stakeholders and enhance the associations major priorities.

  • To provide strategic direction to the association on all areas of Football Development.
  • Contribute and provide administrative support to the effective implementation of The FA’s Safeguarding Operating Standard for County FAs
  • Support the adoption of FA technology systems across grassroots football.
  • To comply with FA rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and guidance that are in place from time to time.
  • Member of the Association’s Inclusion Advisory Group (IAG).

To apply you need to have experience in sports development, and an understanding of the FA’s Grassroots Strategy 2024-28. You need to be passionate about and committed to the development of football at all levels.

You must be able to work under pressure, handle multiple priorities and meet deadlines. Candidates must be able to demonstrate both team working and the ability to work unsupervised.

Candidates should also have excellent interpersonal/ communication / presentation skills.

You need also to have a current driving licence and also be able to work evenings and weekends as required.

Recruitment Process

To apply, send a CV and a personal statement including how your knowledge, experience and skillset meet the role profile. We invite candidates to complete the Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form and submit along with your application to No CV’s are accepted as an application.

If you’d like an informal discussion about the role, please contact RNFA CEO

Steve Johnson
Tel: 02392 573025

Closing date: Friday 9th August 2024

Due to the number of applications, we are unable to respond to everyone and as such if you have not heard from us by Friday 16th August 2024 you should consider that you have not been selected for interview.

Interviews will take place on week commencing Monday 26th August 2024

“The RNFA is committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note the successful candidate will be required to complete an enhanced FA Disclosure and Barring System (DBS) check.