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23 Dec 2019

Part-Time Independent Chair of the Women & Girls’ Working Group – Voluntary role

Manchester FA – Posted by OliviaLaiker Manchester, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

This is a voluntary position and the Independent Chair will lead the Women and Girls’ Working Group and assist the FDO (Women and Girls’) strategically, helping to support the development of our broad football offer for female participants. The group meets at least quarterly and members work strategically and tactically to ensure effective and cohesive delivery of our broad football offer for female participants, making Women and Girls football in Greater Manchester the very best it can be.

Role purpose

• To lead, challenge and guide the delivery of the FA’s Game Plan for Growth to double participation in Women and Girls’ Football across Greater Manchester.
• To provide strategic guidance to the Football Development Officer (Women & girls’) ensuring that participation opportunities are provided for players of all ages and abilities.
• To give guidance and valuable insight on the picture of football within Clubs and Leagues providing Women and Girls’ opportunities.
• To champion women and girls’ in football, working to ensure football and its participants, coaches, referees and volunteers are representative of the Greater Manchester population.

Key Responsibilities

• To support the growth and co-ordination of the FA Wildcats programme across Greater Manchester
• To support the implementation of plans for mini-soccer (U7-U10) and youth football (U11-U18) across leagues, clubs and schools.
• To ensure there is a clear and accessible pathway from youth to adult female football.
• To provide guidance relating to local partnerships and stakeholder engagement to facilitate collaborative delivery.
• To check and challenge coach and referee education opportunities offered by Manchester FA to female participants, ensuring accessibility and relevance.
• To support and attend MFA meetings and events as and when required.
• To be responsible for ensuring the Women and Girls’ Working Group are representative of the female game
• To ensure the Women and Girls Football Development Plan for Greater Manchester is comprehensive and, importantly, being delivered effectively.

How to Apply

Please email olivia.laiker@manchesterfa.com to request an application form.

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Part-Time. Salaries: Not Disclosed.

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