VAR Implementation Manager – FIFA

To support our Refereeing Subdivision, FIFA is looking to recruit a service- and results-oriented person with a can-do mentality as a VAR Implementation Manager.

Your duties

  • Ensuring effective administration of Member Association’s (MA’s) VAR implementation progress
  • Encouraging Member Association’s to submit data accurately and on time
  • Being the first point of contact for questions/requests from MA’s in regard to VAR implementation
  • Organizing and leading VAR kick-off workshops
  • Appointing VAR Instructors to MA’s during IAAP process
  • Reviewing and optimizing implementation processes
  • Supporting the FIFA head office and competitions plus refereeing activities worldwide
  • Elaborating together with respective technical experts the VAR teaching material

Our requirements

  • Former referee or assistant referee with management experience
  • Proven experience with the implementation of VAR
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of VAR protocol and procedures
  • Experienced in coaching, mentoring and training current and new VAR’s
  • Efficient knowledge of office programs with very good administrative, organizational and analytical skills
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Excellent knowledge of English, Spanish or any other FIFA language (German or French) would be an asset
  • Initiative attitude and proactive in optimizing standards and procedures, if necessary

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