Group Leader Project Management

Federations & Major Events
Zurich , Switzerland
Full Time
Competitive
16 / 08
To support our FIFA Foundation, FIFA is looking to recruit a committed and solution oriented person as a Group Leader Project Management

Full description

To support our FIFA Foundation, FIFA is looking to recruit a committed and solution oriented person as a Group Leader Project Management, 100 % (Permanent).

Your duties

• Leading the FIFA Foundation Project Management Group
• Developing, implementing Foundation strategy and defining projects in coordination with CEO of the FIFA Foundation
• Managing Project Management group, overseeing the work of the Project Managers, developing and structuring of work group
• Performing staff reviews within group
• Educating and training of team members
• Managing budget approvals and taking on responsibility for all administrative matters of the FIFA Foundation
• Developing and leading the FIFA staff volunteer project
• Acting as Foundation secretary in preparation of Foundation board meetings and acting as contact person to Foundation board members
• Preparing documentation for Audit and Compliance committee meeting and any other standing committee meetings upon request
• Being the contact point for Foundation projects
• Reporting to Chief of FIFA Foundation as defined and necessary

Our requirements

• University degree
• Project management skills, project management certification
• 4 years of work experience working in the sports industry, NGO’s or charity
• Track record in delivering development projects working in an international, fast-paced, political environment
• Strong team management and leadership skills
• Experience working with Senior management
• Experience in dealing with multiple cultures across locations and different business functions
• Capacity to work under stress and take a hands-on approach to problems and challenges posed in the implementation of Foundation strategy
• Very good oral and written English skills, French and Spanish are an advantage
• Very good knowledge of Office programs, Excel and Outlook
• Good organisational skills and planning skills

FIFA is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to gender, race, age, skin color, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, background, physical or mental disability, or on any other grounds.

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” and submit your application in English (motivation letter, CV, diplomas and reference letters).

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