Integrity Officer

Location Nyon, Switzerland
Posted 25/09/2017
Closes 23/10/2017
Sector Federations & LOCs
Function Legal, IT, HR, Finance & Procurement
Contract Type Permanent
Hours Full Time
Salary Competitive

Job Description

Job information:

Division / Unit: Legal Affairs / Integrity
Contract type: Permanent
Start date: 01.11.2017
Location: Nyon


The Integrity Officer assists the Managing Director of Integrity in all integrity-related legal matters and takes the lead in dealing with the risk of match-fixing.


- Supervising the intelligence network from the perspective of integrity matters;
- Assisting with the running of UEFA's integrity officers' network;
- Monitoring and evaluating relevant laws and regulations;
- Cooperating and liaising with public authorities in match integrity cases involving UEFA;
- Helping to develop a more effective legal framework for dealing with match-fixing at European level;
- Ensuring that all necessary measures are taken to protect the confidentiality of integrity processes;
- Overseeing UEFA's monitoring system for specific competitions;
- Performing other legal tasks within the scope of integrity and regulatory affairs;
- Organising events and meetings for integrity officers and other integrity-related meetings;
- If necessary, representing UEFA at integrity-related events, including sports industry seminars and international political institutions' events;
- Updating superiors on a regular basis.


Experience required:
- from 4 to 6 years in management activities at a national and/or international sports organisation
- from 1 to 3 years acting as a lawyer before ordinary courts/arbitration tribunals in match-fixing cases

- Bachelor's In law
- Masters In sports law

- English / Proficient

Additional requirements:
- Perfect understanding of disciplinary processes in a sports environment
- Excellent knowledge of procedures for dealing with match-fixing
- Ability to work in a political environment and to be diplomatic
- Ability to communicate effectively and to network
- The ability to speak any other European language would be an asset
- MS Office / Advanced


The Union of European Football Associations is the administrative body for association football in Europe.

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