Middlesex FA - Head of Participation & Development - Middlesex

  • Middlesex, NJ


: $177,070.00 - $177,070.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Sports

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The Role

? Effectively lead the day to day delivery of the Middlesex FA's Participation and Football Development priorities and targets in partnership with key stakeholders.

? To lead the delivery of the National Game Strategy in Middlesex

? To lead and manage the delivery of the County FA Facility and Investment Strategy in partnership with key stakeholders.

Key Accountabilites

? Effectively lead, manage and develop the Participation and Development team to deliver the Middlesex FA strategic plan targets. Including increasing participation opportunities for players, coaches, referees and volunteers.

? Strategic planning for borough wide football partnerships, effectively engaging leagues, clubs, local authorities, health, etc to develop holistic delivery and workforce plans and maximising resources and technology.

? Use national and local insight to develop and deliver programmes and services to customers that meet customer expectations.

? Effectively manage and administer budgets and resources, providing monthly reports and delivering results on time and within budget.

? Develop a culture of performance management and maximise the use of resources

? To lead on the protection and enhancement of football facilities across the CFA and support and assess new facility projects Develop strategic relationships with key partners to support the development of participation opportunities, football facilities and delivery of the CFA Business Plan.

? Support the production of strategies, operational and project plans and monitor and evaluate all programmes and report progress to CEO, Board, The FA and other partners

? Be the strategic lead for Womens & Girls Football in the County.

? Ensure safeguarding is embedded within the Participation and Development Team

? Promote the activities of the County Association

What we are looking for


  • Significant experience of strategic Sports Development
  • Significant experience in influencing
  • Experience of working with partner organisations to deliver strategic plans that have resulted in sustainable outcomes
  • Proven track record of effectively managing staff and teams
  • Ability to monitor and evaluate programme delivery across a diverse range of subjects
  • Demonstrate a working understanding and application of inclusion, equality and anti ? discrimination, safeguarding and best practice
  • Experience of delivering presentations and workshops to wide and diverse stakeholders to influence positive change
  • Experience of managing budgets and delivering savings
  • Able to multi-task and with results on time and within budget
  • Experience of report writing, ability to use emails and Microsoft Office including Word and Excel
  • Driving licence
  • Desirable

  • Knowledge of funding agencies and experience of funding bids
  • Knowledge of the structure and organisations within football
  • Sports / Management qualification
  • Experience of running a grassroots club or league
  • Demonstration of Equality in action
  • Knowledge and experience of the development and protection of sports facilities
  • To Apply:

    Please submit your Cover Letter and CV by Sunday 8th September at 5pm.

    To apply please visit the link below

    Associated topics: ground, locker room associate, locker room attendant, maintenance, officer, operator, public safety officer, security, service, stadium

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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