Senior Competition Manager

International Boxing Association (AIBA)
Location Lausanne, Switzerland
Posted 09/01/2017
Closes 08/02/2017
Sector Federations & LOCs
Function Coaching & Sports Development, Events & Operations
Contract Type Permanent
Hours Full Time
Salary Competitive

Job Description

Job Description

Reporting to the Sport Director, the Senior Competition Manager’s main areas of responsibilities will be:

All competition and technical related matters in boxing worldwide

Specific areas of responsibility will cover direct contact or through those responsible for:

  • Develop a clear understanding of AIBA Technical Rules and AOB Competition Rules
  • Manage process plans and follow-up
  • Assistance to the Sport Director in his/her duties
  • Organize and participate in activities, events and championships organized by AIBA Sport Department
  • Review, analyze and recommend AIBA Technical Rules and AOB Competition Rules adaptations
  • Assistance to the supervisors and officiating persons at AIBA events
  • Support and provide guidance to the Host City (Cities) in competition matters
  • Management the competition entry system for AIBA events
  • Management of the results, competition statistics and coordination of the Technical Service Providers for the result system
  • Submit reports post coordination visits and post competitions
  • Prepare a post competition presentation including best practice models
  • Develop the AIBA Event Operational Manual
  • Maintenance of guidelines and manuals for the competition area
  • Assistance to several AIBA commissions

Any other activities as required by the Sports Department


Work Experience

  • At least 5 years of relevant work experience, in areas related to competition management.


  • The position of Competition Manager requires an individual who is flexible, versatile, energetic and possessing a wide range of skills:
  • Professionalism: Comprehensive knowledge of competition management and working with technical commissions, practical experience in managing competition programs of sport organisations, project management and Local Organising Committee liaison.
  • Planning and Organising: Ability to plan and organise work; to plan work assignments, juggle competing demands and work under pressure; good ability to identify and to participate in the resolution of issues/problems related to project implementation and monitoring;
  • Technological awareness: Good computer skills, including proven ability to use computer applications as tools for project management and IT technology supporting the competition;
  • Teamwork: Ability to interact and to establish and maintain effective working relations both as a team member and with AIBA commissions, local organising committees, with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.


  • English is the working languages of the AIBA headquarters and is a must. Working knowledge of other languages, in particular, French is an advantage.

Other Skills

  • Excellent planning skills are required, as well as ability to keep abreast of technological developments in the field of technical/competition management, result systems and databases.

Based in: AIBA headquarters in the Maison du Sport International, Lausanne

Start date: As soon as possible

If you are interested in this post and you match the profile description, please send your application including resume and motivation letter.

Please note that we will reply only to relevant application.

International Boxing Association (AIBA)

The International Boxing Association (AIBA) is a non-profit making international organisation which, with its 195 member federations, governs the sport of Boxing, working for the benefit of the sport and all its participants

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