The FAW is looking to appoint a General Secretary for the new Tier 2 South League Management Committee. The Tier 2 League and U19s League in the South will be an FAW associate affiliated league and will be administered by an independent league management committee with the support from the FAW’s League and Club Development Manager. The FAW is looking to appoint a dynamic, diverse and effective committee who will make decisions on behalf of the T2 and U19s League in the South and support The FAW to develop the women’s domestic game.
THE FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION OF WALES (FAW)
The Football Association of Wales (FAW) is the governing body of football in Wales and is responsible for promoting and developing the game at all levels from grass roots through to the professional game, including the Welsh Premier League and all International Teams. Founded in 1876 the FAW is the third oldest Association in the World, founder members of FIFA and UEFA, and together with the other British Associations is one of the Board Members of the International Football Association Board (IFAB).
The FAW is governed by a Board of Directors made up of an Independent Chair, the CEO, two Independent Non-Executives, the four Officers of the FAW and three elected Members. The FAW Board is responsible to the Shareholders of the FAW called the FAW Council. The Council is made up of elected and nominated representatives from Welsh Football. The FAW Council, with the FAW Executive, manages football related activities through a series of committees. The CEO has the responsibility to manage the business and all staff employed by the FAW.
The FAW is a Limited Company responsible for the development of football in Wales. The FAW established the FAW Trust, a charity with responsibility, under licence, to manage certain activities for the FAW. With over 100 full time staff and operating in over 50 countries, it has doubled group turnover in the past 5 years to £20m per annum. Its main sources of income are through FIFA, UEFA, grants, sponsorship and TV revenue. The FAW was responsible for bringing the UEFA Champions League final 2017 to Wales; it was then largest sports event in the world in 2017, staged in the smallest city, hosted by the smallest Association and the smallest country since the competition’s creation.
The Football Association of Wales strives to become a leading employer that reflects the communities of Wales while creating an inclusive, diverse and supportive workplace for all employees. As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications women and individuals who identify as LGBTQ+, Black, Asian, and Mixed-Heritage backgrounds.
The principles of fair and open competition will apply, and appointments will be made on merit.
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check
This role, due to its nature, duties, and responsibilities, will be subject to the successful applicant undergoing a check by the DBS.