Regional Office Development Manager Kigali (Regional Office, RW)

  • FIFA
  • 12 Oct, 2021

Job Description

ON THE BALL?
 

To manage our regional office in Kigali, FIFA Development AG is looking to recruit a permanent Regional Office Development Manager, (full-time).
 

Your duties:

  • Managing the regional office and coordinating all FIFA activities in the CECAFA region
  • Setting up and managing the new FIFA office autonomously, administering it properly and managing one Coordinator
  • Maintaining liaison with the Host Country government and facilitating discussions and service arrangements with local stakeholders and authorities
  • Providing strategic guidance to MAs and recommendations to FIFA HQ for development support
  • Implementing the FIFA FORWARD programme in the Region
  • Being the first contact point for the MA and FIFA representative in the Region
  • Monitoring governance issues for the Region and advising the relevant FIFA departments
     

Our requirements:

  • Completed tertiary education and more than 5 years’ experience in management and leadership
  • Strong track record of implementing inclusive and diverse international projects / programmes successfully
  • Good understanding of the football industry and its business environment and political framework
  • Vision of Football Development, grassroots and change management experience is a plus
  • Good understanding of the political and societal landscape
  • Knowledge about the local football community and the country incl. the wider African region
  • Fluent in English and French. Knowledge of the local language or Arabic would be an advantage.
  • Strong strategic skills; capacity to propose adapted solutions
  • Project management skills, certification is considered an asset
  • High identification with football and FIFA