Areas of responsibility are to appoint/re-appoint officials to matches, prepare, present and deliver the Referee Liaison Officer areas of the County Plan. This includes generating a business plan for the Refereeing Department to ensure all aspects of the plan are delivered and are cost effective, supporting Referees and Leagues in the county.
You will be responsible for leading from the front with the team of volunteers that are crucial to the success of delivering 100% coverage of match officials to league and cup fixtures. You will also be responsible for helping design and deliver the counties recruitment and retention strategies and a close working relationship with the Referee Development Manager and Referee Development Team will be essential, to ensure success in this role. You will support the Referee department with training and development for the county’s Referees. You will require excellent man-management, inter-personal and organisational skills.
The role will require a person who has excellent administration skills, experience of working as part of a team to achieve success and the ability to work flexibly and remotely.
The role will require a person who must be willing to work flexible hours. Weekend work during the ‘open-season’ is required every week. Flexible hours during the week can be discussed and the role will be predominately home-based (during the open-season, when experience of the role has been gained).
The Referee Liaison Officer will report directly to the Referee Development Manager and be an integral part of the Referee Development Team.
In order to apply, please enclose your C.V and a covering letter, briefly detailing your recent experiences, what attributes you have to enable you to succeed in this role and your salary expectations.
The closing date for applications is 5pm, Friday 17th October with shortlisting taking place on Saturday 18th October. The interviews will take place on Friday 24th October 2014.
For more information and to apply please contact: Download a Job Description HERE
Louis Marks – Referee Development Manager
Louis.Marks@Bedfordshirefa.com / 01582 567724
Past Applicants for this role need not apply.