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Facilities & Investment Officer

Middlesex Football Association

Middlesex FA is the governing body of football in Middlesex. Established in 1883, we are responsible for clubs, players, coaches, volunteers and referees in Middlesex.

13 Jun 2022
Full Time
Closing date
8 Jul 2022

The Role

  • To support delivery of The FA Grassroots Football Strategy and the Middlesex FA Business Strategy.
  • To deliver activations that strive for every affiliated football fixture to be played on a ‘good’ quality pitch.
  • To identify and activate priority projects for Football Foundation investment via Local Football Facility Plans.
  • To support the activation of the Football Foundation small-sided programme.
  • To contribute to the effective implementation of The FA’s Safeguarding Operating Standard for County FAs.
  • To support the adoption of FA technology systems across grassroots football.
  • To comply with FA rules, regulations, policies, procedures and guidance that are in place from time to time.
  • Lead activations that contribute to the Quality Grass Pitch key performance indicator including the use of PitchPower and the Hive Groundskeepers Community.
  • Track the quantity and quality of football pitches and ground locations for affiliated fixtures.
  • Ensure that the outcomes of each facility project are aligned to the Football Foundation measurement framework and the FA’s Grassroots Football Strategy.
  • Activate grass pitch and smaller projects from Local Football Facility Plans to generate enough demand and deliver against Football Foundation spend targets.
  • Support the delivery of support days to each Football Foundation applicant around the Grass Pitch Improvement Programme and Small Grants Programme.
  • Support applicants to develop their football development plans to enable them to apply successfully for funding.
  • Oversee a database of local funding sources that clubs and leagues can apply for funding from.
  • Oversee support days to monitor and evaluate previously funded Football Foundation projects and provide guidance to ensure they are successful.
  • Develop collaborative working partnerships with local authorities, clubs, leagues, schools and other facility providers.
  • Provide the highest level of customer excellence to support volunteers across all FA Technology systems (FA Events, Whole Game System, Matchday app and Full-Time).
  • Promote The FA technical guidance documents to local authorities, clubs, leagues, schools and other facility providers
  • Collaborate with the Designated Safeguarding Officer in all matters involving under-18s and adults at risk within all facility and investment projects.
  • Ensure contract agreements are in place with all contractors (facility hire, consultants etc.) and that these outline the requisite safeguarding responsibilities and accountabilities for all parties.
  • Contribute to ensuring that safeguarding and equality are embedded throughout the Middlesex FA and grassroots football.
  • Execute additional tasks as required to meet Middlesex FA changing priorities.

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Additional Information

Full Time
Job Type
Executive Role
Salary information
from £ 28,000

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