Referee Development Officer


We are currently seeking a Referee Development Officer to join our Workforce Team within Football Development and support Referees across the county with their development and progression.

The ideal role holder will have a strong understanding of Referee development, including the progression pathways at grassroots level. In addition, they will have the ability to work strategically with partner organisations across different sectors to plan and deliver football programmes and interventions that will really make a difference to our Referee workforce. Project management skills, along with data analysis skills to be able to monitor the effectiveness of programmes, are therefore essential for this role.

This is a full-time role and involves some evening and weekend work. It attracts a salary of £23-£25k, depending on experience, and has extensive benefits.

Next Steps

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an organisation that is vision-driven and prioritises strong company values, with our positive working culture having just been recognised at the Great British Workplace Wellbeing Awards with an award for the ‘Best Wellbeing in the Workplace Strategy’.

Take a look at the recruitment pack, which includes the job description, here, and then apply here.

The closing date for applications is 29th April 2024 and interviews will take place shortly afterwards in early May.

Lancashire FA is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion. Lancashire FA welcomes applications from our under-represented communities to ensure our company is representative of Lancashire's diverse football community. All applications will be anonymised, ahead of being considered on merit for interview short-listing.

To help us with our efforts to understand who is applying for roles at Lancashire FA, from an equality progress perspective, we would be grateful if, when you apply, you would also complete our confidential demographic data information form. This is entirely unrelated to your main application, is anonymous and non-mandatory, and is purely used by Lancashire FA for equality monitoring purposes. We are very grateful for all responses received.

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