Senior Football Development Officer (Essex County FA) Ref: SFDOECFA19

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Type of contract
Full Time

Closing Date: 5th June 2019


The Essex County Football Association are seeking a Senior Football Development Officer to contribute to the strategic development of opportunities across all formats of the game, including mini-soccer, youth, adult, male, female and disability football.

The County FA are responsible for overseeing, promoting and developing local grassroots football and supporting The FA in delivering the National Game Strategy. Applications are now being welcomed before Wednesday 5th June to join their Development Team in Chelmsford.

The role involves supporting the County Development Manager with operational planning and the monitoring of performance against Essex County FA ‘Moving Forward’ Strategy 2018-21 and FA National Game Strategy targets. There will be line management responsibility for four Development Team members and a ‘Technical Lead’ in the FA Charter Standard and Club Development.

More specifically responsible for development in a geographical area of Mid Essex (covering the local authorities of Brentwood, Chelmsford, Epping Forest, Harlow, and Uttlesford), the successful candidate will develop positive relationships with clubs, leagues and partners to develop full male and female pathways which include disability and recreational provision within clubs.


Applicants should complete the Application and Equality Monitoring Forms available at and return them both via E-Mail to Alternatively, applications can be returned by post marked 'Private and Confidential' to Recruitment, Essex County FA, The County Office, Springfield Lyons Approach, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 5LB. The closing date for submissions is midnight on Wednesday 5th June, with interviews to be held on Friday 14th June.


Please Note: The Essex County FA promotes inclusion and diversity, and welcomes applications from everyone. The organisation is also committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk of harm and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


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