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Director, Strategic Relations

Lagardère Sports
Location Singapore
Posted 22/05/2017
Closes 21/06/2017
Sector Agencies & Sponsors
Function Legal, IT, HR, Finance & Procurement, Strategy & Research
Contract Type Permanent
Hours Full Time
Salary Competitive

Job Description

Overview of Position:

Lead the relationship management and liaison with Confederation, Federation and other key stakeholders as advised. Work with all departments to optimize the Confederation/Lagardere Sports engagement. Assist operations, competitions, marketing, digital, finance and legal teams in efficient and effective communication.

Duties and Areas of Responsibility:

  • Manage and grow key relationships with all Departments through daily contact and regular face-to-face meetings.
  • Implement best-practice methods for efficient work-flows and processes.
  • Devise and implement best-in-class operational manuals for venue management.
  • High quality delivery in fields of project planning, management reporting and analysis.
  • Coordinate the inflow and dissemination of all competition, marketing, commercial and regulatory information from client federations to all key internal stakeholders
  • Develop and lead an initiative for upgrading the collective competition management systems in line with Lagardere Sports operational and digital upgrades.
  • Write regular activity and development reports for senior management covering all aspects of Confederation/Lagardere Sports engagement.
  • Play key role in analysis, planning and roll-out of internal operational efficiency programme related to tournament delivery. Incorporate best-practice methods from premium level European competition management.
  • Monitor the benchmarking and achievement of consistent level of competition delivery and presentation in line with client expectations.

Key Competencies required for this position:

  • Minimum 10 years at senior level in premier European football tournament management structure with proven track record.
  • Exposure to media and marketing related activities within football administration
  • Existing network of senior and influential administrators in world football
  • Strong communication, presentation, and language skills
  • Fluent written and spoken English and other languages an advantage
  • Proficient in all Microsoft office and financial management systems
  • Highly exposed and interact well with cross-cultural environment
  • Able to travel extensively around the Asian region and outside Asia

Lagardère Sports

Lagardère Sports is a leading sport marketing agency, with a global network of local experts dedicated to delivering innovative solutions that meet our clients’ needs.

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