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Accommodation Manager

Location Zurich, Switzerland
Posted 06/11/2018
Closes 23/11/2018
Sector Federations & LOCs
Function Events & Operations, Event Planning & Competition Management, Accommodation, Catering, Waste & Cleaning
Contract Type Permanent
Hours Full Time
Salary competitive

Job Description

Your duties

  • Defining together, with other FIFA departments, estimations for hotel and office needs for specific events and tournaments
  • Establishing and following operational project plans
  • Procuring hotel inventory and related services for specific events and tournaments
  • Following the procurement process
  • Acting as a key business account towards stakeholders
  • Planning and carrying out site visits and event operations
  • Reconciling invoices and accounts
  • Ensuring compliance with service levels, internal guidelines and processes

Our requirements
  • Three years’ proven experience in hotel and/or congress management as well as in arranging sporting event accommodation
  • Experience with contract negotiation and management
  • Experience with accommodation management systems
  • Business fluency in English; Spanish, French or German are a plus
  • Ability for controlling and awareness of compliance
  • Strong ability to build proactive, cooperative working relationships with customers, peers and key stakeholders based on respect and team work
  • Creative and innovative thinking for improvement of services and processes
  • Ability to initiate projects for organisational improvement and to contribute proposals and suggestions
  • Structured, analytical and solution-driven
  • Willingness to travel and to stay abroad during tournaments

You can expect a highly motivated and helpful team working in a dynamic multicultural environment. If you have the necessary qualifications and are keen to work for an international organisation, please click "apply here" and submit your application in English (motivation letter, CV, diplomas and reference letters).


The Fédération Internationale de Football Association is the international governing body of association football, futsal and beach soccer.

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