Football Investigations Officer

Organisation Berks & Bucks Football Association

Location Abingdon, Oxfordshire

Hours of Work Full Time

Salary & Benefits £17,000

Closing Date 19 May


We are seeking an experienced researcher/investigator and a self-motivated individual with a passion for grassroots football to support the governance of football in Berkshire and Buckinghamshire.  

The successful candidate will work from our highly regarded headquarters in Abingdon and will be responsible for the investigation and processing of misconduct and administering and governing local football through the application of The FA's guidelines and regulations, including the assisting in the registration and sanctioning of affiliated clubs, leagues and referees. 

Reporting in to the Football Services Manager, this post will require an individual who can work as part of a team while managing an individual workload and priorities.  This post requires a professional and highly organised person with a track record of conducting investigations or research into sensitive issues, ideally within a football environment. 

This is a full-time post (35 hours per week), and will require occasional evening or weekend work.  Applicants must have an understanding of grassroots football and the rules and regulations that govern the game. This is an exciting opportunity for the successful applicant to use innovation, initiative and research skills to help preserve and protect grassroots football and its participants.
For an informal discussion on the position of Football Investigations Officer, please contact Football Services Manager- Alastair Kay by email: 

To apply, please submit your CV with a Covering letter, explaining how you meet the job description/person specification for this role, by no later than 5pm on Friday 19th May 2017.  Interviews will take place on Monday 5th June 2017 with the successful candidate starting as soon as practical following the interview.

As this role involves direct access to young persons under the age of eighteen, within the context of the job or any subsequently related activities or responsibilities, the successful candidate will undergo a thorough screening process, which will include a Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure, to ensure their suitability for the role. Any candidates invited to interview will be sent a CFA Personal Disclosure Form, Guidance Notes and Privacy Statement to return at their interview in a sealed envelope.

Berks & Bucks FA are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the Community.

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