National Competitions & Discipline Secretary

Star Employment Services
19000.00 - 21000.00 GBP Annual
15 Apr 2019
24 Apr 2019
Job Type
Contract Type

Star Employment Services is recruiting for a National Competitions & Discipline Secretary for a Stafford based company. The purpose of the role is to ensure the effective operation of selected National Competitions and the competitions department and deputising for the National Competitions Manager where required. Providing specialist support in matters of player discipline, including hearings.

matters of player discipline, including hearings

Main responsibilities:

  • To contribute to the efficient administration of the National Competitions Department (NCD);
  • To assist in the compilation of competition rules and regulations, and to update the Handbook and website accordingly;
  • To formulate, with the NCM, the company calendar and to communicate to all counties, districts and schools;
  • To be responsible for the circulation and processing of competition entry forms for selected competitions;
  • To ensure that teams participating in competitions are informed of the rules before and throughout the season;
  • To provide the teams with the necessary documentation for each round of competition;
  • To ensure that all draws and results files are update and communicated;
  • To ensure that all deadline dates are adhered to by competing teams and to chase up any missing results;
  • To maintain the national database for all National Competitions;
  • To implement the council policy for the staging of all National Competitions finals;
  • To arrange for match officials for appropriate stages of the National Competitions Semi-Finals and Finals;
  • To assist the NCM in the production of the National Competitions finals' programmes;
  • To assist the NCM in the production of documentation and ticketing for National Competitions Finals;
  • To organise the purchase of medals and trophies and arrange for engraving where appropriate;
  • To attend and support the National Competitions Finals;
  • To provide specialist advice and support on matters of player discipline,
  • To ensure the effective and efficient administration of player cautions and related processes;
  • To set up and support disciplinary commissions, in accordance with FA regulations, and to act as secretary to these commissions
  • To maintain accurate records for disciplinary matters
  • To fulfil the financial responsibilities of the role as prescribed in the Financial Regulations;
  • To participate in training, development and appraisal processes necessary to fulfil the role;
  • To act with high standards of professionalism, business integrity and personal conduct at all times;
  • To act as an ambassador in the conduct of all business;
  • To comply with the requirements of the staff handbook;
  • To use best endeavours to support others in the achievement of their objectives;
  • To conduct any other duties as may reasonably be required by the employer.

Essential skills/knowledge/experience:

  • Educated to A level standard or equivalent
  • Administrative experience in a customer-focused environment
  • An understanding of football regulations
  • Ability to use databases and the ability to quickly learn the bespoke software
  • The ability to accurately manipulate high volumes of information, quickly
  • The ability to work diligently without constant supervision
  • A full, clean driving licence

Desirable skills/knowledge/experience:

  • An understanding of football disciplinary procedures
  • An understanding of the school sports environment
  • Experience of working with a membership organisation
  • Event co-ordination experience
  • Staff supervision/mentoring experience
  • An understanding of child welfare regulations

Closing date for applications is Thursday 18th April

Salary & benefits:


31 days annual leave plus statutory holidays

Contributory pension scheme

Please forward your CV for consideration if you feel you are suited to this role.