The FIFA Foundation was established in 2018 as part of FIFA’s commitment to generating a positive social impact and addressing the most pressing global challenges. Aligned with the Vision 2020-2023: Making Football Truly Global, and FIFA’s flagship campaign of Football Unites the World, the FIFA Foundation seeks to leverage the intrinsic values of the beautiful game for the benefit of the people and the planet. Its diverse programmes, campaigns, and events contribute tangibly to improving the lives of disadvantaged children and young people in every corner of the globe, with actions in the fields of education, gender equality, health and well-being, and climate action.

We are now looking for a Project Manager that is part of FIFA and supports us on our mission.

These are your key tasks:

  • Support the Head of the FIFA Foundation Administration on the implementation of diverse programmes and projects of the FIFA Foundation in all different phases and actions of the management worldwide, including execution on site, financial oversight, follow-up and monitoring, drafting of reports, among other tasks
  • Manage the relationship and communication with stakeholders of the programmes
  • Consolidate and provide information on the programme to assist with all FIFA and FIFA Foundation communication plans (e.g., posting on social media, reporting to the FIFA Foundation Board, etc.)
  • Logistic organisation of material, workshops, and on-site delivery of the projects
  • Knowledge management, including gather of information and consolidation to produce data to be published and distributed to decision-makers
  • Assist the Head of the FIFA Foundation Administration on the implementation of other FIFA Foundation activities, when required
  • Support the Head of the FIFA Foundation Administration on the preparation of FIFA Foundation Board meetings and the follow-up of decisions
  • Participate in events and meetings, when instructed by the Head of the FIFA Foundation Administration

The specific competencies we require for this position are:

  • University degree, technical college qualification or specific higher education
  • Experience working in an international environment
  • Proven track-record in managing complex projects/programmes
  • Football sector experience is an asset
  • Humanitarian / development / social work experience is an asset
  • Project Management skills
  • Excellent organisational and planning skills
  • High attention to details and level of quality awareness
  • Result- and performance-oriented
  • Stress resistant, able to work efficiently under pressure
  • Ability to learn quickly, high level of flexibility
  • Diplomatic skills, discreet and tactful
  • High level of communication, conflict resolution and teamwork skills
  • Ability to represent FIFA well
  • Open-minded, with political and multi-cultural sensitivity
  • Fluency in English
  • Proficiency in Spanish, good management of French is an asset
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word / PowerPoint / Excel)
  • Experience with Project Management Tools is an advantage
  • Availability to travel

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