FDO Referee Vacancy

Vacancy: Football Development Officer (Referees)

Opportunity to join our team supporting the development of the game in Hertfordshire

Hertfordshire FA have a vacancy for a Football Development Officer (Referees) 

You could be part of the team responsible for supporting and developing grassroots football locally

This fantastic opportunity offers the right candidate the chance to join our team and embed our values of Honesty, Efficiency, Respect, Teamwork and Trust, supporting the referee workforce across Hertfordshire football.

Position: Football Development Officer (Referees)
Contract Type: Fixed Term (3 Years)
Hours per week: 35 hours
Salary: £24,000-£27,000
Based: Hertfordshire FA, Letchworth

This position reports directly to the Head of Football Development and Investment, supporting delivery of The FA National Game Strategy, Hertfordshire FA Business Strategy and the FA Referee Strategy. The role holder will monitor, develop and support the referee workforce and referee committee structure, working to recruit, convert, retain, develop, and progress referees to service the needs of the game across Hertfordshire.

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Other Benefits Include:

  • Build a career in football with the local governing body of the grassroots game here in Hertfordshire
  • Access to high-quality training, networking and personal development opportunities
  • Opportunities to progress your career across the County FA Network and at The FA
  • Employee Assistance Programme offering support across a wide range of areas
  • Nike staff uniform provided and the opportunity to buy Nike products at a discount
  • Flexible and remote working as appropriate, 20 days holiday (plus bank holidays)

How to Apply

Please download the job description above for further details of the role. Should you have any questions regarding the role please email Steve.Maker@HertfordshireFA.com. Once you are familiar with our requirements, please follow the link below to submit your application online. 


Closing date for all applications: Monday 28th February 2022 
Primary interview date: w/c Monday 7th March 2022

All applicants who are shortlisted for an interview will be contacted by Friday 4th March. Second stage interviews may take place WC 14th March (if required).

Hertfordshire FA are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Equality and diversity monitoring

We would appreciate if you could complete Hertfordshire FA’s Diversity Monitoring Form along with your application.

Completion of this form is entirely optional, however it does provide the Association with the opportunity to track the breadth and depth of the applications from different parts of the community. This should be filled in anonymously and sent back to us separately. They will be collated only for the purpose of monitoring diversity and will not be used to identify individuals.