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Football Development Officer (fixed term)

  • Location: Nationwide
  • Organisation: British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS)
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Closing Date: 27 January 2019 | Coaching & Sports Development

Football Development Officer (fixed term)

Salary: Competitive

Location: Flexible

This is a great opportunity for someone to join BUCS and help shape the future of Football and Futsal in Higher Education.

The successful applicant will oversee a number of programmes and projects within Higher Education football and futsal to drive the FA National Game Strategy objectives.  You will work closely with The FA, member institutions and other key stakeholders relevant to the development of the grassroots game.

Please view the full Job Description and Person Specification here.

This is a fixed term role until June 2020, although there is the anticipation this will be extended.

The job description advertises the role location as flexible.  This does not preclude the role being based permanently at the BUCS office in London, but allows for flexibility in location it that was not suitable.  If the post holder were not based at the London office, there would be the expectation for the post holder to be in the BUCS office on a regular basis (approximately one day per week).

For more information about the role, please contact Matt Dandy - BUCS Football Development Manager on 07983 672927 or

Working at BUCS

BUCS prides itself on being an ambitious and challenging place to work whilst aiming that staff enjoy work, have development opportunities and have fun.  Please click here for some of the staff benefits of working at BUCS.

How to apply

Complete the BUCS application form and equal opportunities form and submit them to by Sunday 27 January 2019. 

CVs alone will not be accepted.

Interviews will be held in London on Tuesday 5 February 2019.

Due to the expected high number of applications, it is likely we will only be able to provide feedback to those who reach the interview stage.  If you don't hear from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that, unfortunately, your application has not been successful.

Applicants should have the right to work in the UK and will be asked to provide proof of their eligibility to work in the UK before employment is confirmed.

Data Protection statement

Any personal data submitted to BUCS in the course of this recruitment process will be held securely and processed solely for the purposes of recruitment. It will be held for the duration of the recruitment process, and if employed by BUCS, for the duration of the contract of employment and to fulfil the statutory, or recommended, retention periods when no longer an employee of British Universities and Colleges Sport. BUCS will comply with data protection legislation at all times and in line with BUCS Privacy Policy.

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