General Manager – AEG

March 12, 2011


AEG seeks experienced General Manager for new multi-purpose Ulker Arena in Istanbul. Expected to open in late 2011, cough the 12,500-capacity arena includes 1,000 club seats and 44 suites and will be home to Fenerbahce Ulker Basketball, as well as other sporting and entertainment events.

Key Accountability:

  • Develop a strategy for high quality business support services into CFAs
  • Provide a range of high quality business support services to County FAs such as: financial management, customer service, commercial management and corporate governance
  • Produce resources and advice to County FAs on operating procedures and policies e.g. Health and Safety, Human Resources related matters, Equality and Employment Legislation Enable County FAs to become sustainable and effective business operations
  • Produce resources and implement business processes to improve the operational efficiency of the NG and County FAs
  • Ensure that CFAs are supported to be compliant with best practice, legislation and guidance in relation to equality, anti-discrimination and safeguarding policies
  • Lead the implementation of the NGS Running the Game goal including marketing, communications and IT, in close liaison with the relevant FA departments

Key Skills and Experience:

  • Knowledge and understanding of business development
  • Strategic management
  • Demonstrate success in providing a range of business support programmes and services to internal and external customers
  • Knowledge of all aspects and levels of the NG and of the political and functional workings of County FAs
  • Track record of delivering results and raising performance within established targets
  • Knowledge and experience of implementing performance management systems
  • Capacity to lead, build and motivate an effective, functional team; ensuring the team has the capability and resources to provide the quality of products and services and advice required by County FAs and key stakeholders
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels therefore acting as ambassador to the game on behalf of The FA
  • Capable of influencing a diverse set of stakeholders including Boards and Committees and able to acknowledge the value of volunteers
  • Capability to think strategically and delegate effectively