Referee development officer Vacancy

Surrey FA requires a committed, enthusiastic and flexible individual to support the delivery of their strategy.

Referee Development Officer

Salary Scale: £27,000 - £30,000

The post holder will be required to support and develop referees of all levels throughout Surrey and support the association to deliver against the vision and objectives set within our corporate strategy 2018-2021. The role will report to the Education and Workforce Manager.


The Referee Development Officer will be responsible for recruiting, developing and retaining referees across the Surrey football landscape. The post holder will oversee the delivery of a programme of Referee Education and Continued Professional Development as well as supporting the Referee workforce; tutors, mentors and coaches and operate as a member of the Football Development department to implement the company business strategy and operational plan to meet agreed KPIs.


The successful individual must have a proven track record of developing programmes and initiatives, inspiring a wide range of stakeholders, implementing new business processes and possess a ‘can do’, customer centric approach towards work.


Closing date: 12 noon Monday 25th November 2019

 Due to the number of applications we receive for such vacancies, we are unable to respond to everyone and as such if you have not heard from us by Friday 6th December you should consider that you have not been selected for interview.


Interview date:  Tuesday 10th December 2019

 The position is full-time and is based at Surrey FA’s Headquarters at Meadowbank Football Ground in Dorking, Surrey.   


To apply, please send the application form and completed equality monitoring form to Anne-Marie Cliffe, Secretary to Chief Executive Officer, Surrey FA, Meadowbank Football Ground, Mill Lane, Dorking, RH4 1DX or by email to Anne-marie.cliffe@surreyfa.com.


Due to the nature of this role, the successful candidate will undergo a thorough screening process, which will include a Criminal Records Check.


Surrey FA is committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Our Equality policy is available on our website //www.thefa.com/-/media/cfa/surreyfa/files/about/equality-policy.ashx