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Vacancy - Football Development Officer (West)

Role: Football Development Officer 
Contract Type: Fixed Term (June 2021) 
Hours per week: Full time 
Salary: £28,000 -£29,000 per annum 
Location: Middlesex FA Offices with regular travel across the County 
Area West – Harrow, Hillingdon & Spelthorne
Reports to: Head of Participation and Development 

Role purpose: Responsible for developing, managing and monitoring a local development plan with partners for all of football within a number of local authority areas.  Identify and establish effective relationships with key local partners who can assist in the delivery of football objectives.  Will be accountable for the delivery of key performance indicators within a specific geographical area and enable partners to deliver towards shared goals and outcomes within those areas.  Lead key projects as requested in line with the delivery of the Middlesex FA strategic plan

Work programme:

To develop and support a sustainable plan for growth and quality delivery in each local authority area aligned to the Middlesex FA strategic plan and FA National Game strategy  

Manage a local delivery budget to be used towards delivering key performance indicators 

Working with the FA and partners to maximise insight and research knowledge to deliver programmes and services to customers that meet their expectations

Identify relevant local and national partners who can deliver towards shared targets and objectives:  

Provide an enhanced football offer for women and girls 

Engage, support and develop clubs and leagues to maintain and grow 11-a-side football 

Promote and support clubs to gain and maintain quality accreditations; FA Charter Standard, safeguarding compliance and RESPECT campaigns 

Engage with local delivery partners to deliver sustainable recreational football opportunities 

Source additional funding to be invested into football 

Support partners to promote their football offer.  

Support the Associations Walking football programmes 

Support Head of Participation & Development with local football facility plans 

Support the Disability Officer to provide an enhanced disability offer across the county. 

Work with the Workforce Development Manager to provide enhanced support to coaches, volunteers and referees.

Regular monitoring and evaluation of delivery and its impact 

Creation of steering groups in Local Authority areas engaging all local partners 

Be the appointed lead for project areas supporting the team to deliver with quality across their geographical locations – Adult Football / Futsal 

To be an ambassador for Middlesex FA positively promoting the sport and those that work and volunteer within it 

Support across the team with safeguarding issues and concerns

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