Player Status Administrator (Intermediaries)

The Football Association (FA)
Location London, UK
Posted 28/11/2016
Closes 05/12/2016
Sector Federations & LOCs
Function Legal, IT, HR, Finance & Procurement, Admin
Contract Type Permanent
Hours Full Time
Salary Competitive

Job Description

Our Organisation:

The Football Association (The FA) is the governing body of football in England. We are responsible for promoting and developing the game at all levels; from grass roots through to the professional game, The FA Cup and the England International teams, and has two core assets: Wembley Stadium and St George’s Park.

Overview of the role:

Working within the Player Status team, you will be responsible for assisting the Player Status Manager and team in a range of governance related activities carried out by The FA, including the registration of Intermediaries and players, the preparation of FA Clearing House payments to Clubs and Intermediaries, compiling statistical reports and analysis, and the maintenance/support and development of relevant databases, inboxes and spread sheets. Other duties will include answering telephone and email queries concerning all Player Status matters from internal and external stakeholders. You may also be required to provide additional administrative support to other teams within the Division, in particular the Licensing and Competitions teams.

What we are looking for:

  • Excellent communicator with well-developed customer facing skills.
  • Team player capable of working, at times, under extreme time pressure and to tight deadlines.
  • A proactive approach to a varied workload. Ability to prioritise tasks on a daily basis according to workload, and assist with a variety of other tasks as directed by the Player Status Manager.  
  • Strong relationship builder, and experience of building relationships with stakeholders
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and be able to handle sensitive information with professionalism and discretion.
  • Knowledge of the rules and regulations governing English football is desirable as is a willingness to develop your understanding of this area.

Please note that this role may require the successful candidate on occasion to work outside of normal office hours, including at weekends, particularly during peak times such as the Summer and January Transfer Windows.

What we can offer:

  • An exciting and challenging role within a changing, dynamic and world-renowned sports organisation.
  • Attractive benefits and a competitive salary for the right candidates.

The Football Association Group promotes inclusion and diversity, and welcomes applications from everyone. If you have any particular requirements in respect of the recruitment or interview process please mention this in your covering letter.

The Football Association (FA)

The Football Association was founded in 1863 as the governing body of the game in England. The FA is responsible for all regulatory aspects of the game of football in England.

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