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West Riding County Football Association is seeking to recruit a Referee Administration Officer

Referee Administration Officer

Salary - (circa) £15,000

West Riding County Football Association is seeking to recruit a Referee Administration Officer to provide administrative and organisational support to implement the strategic referee development programme within the County FA.

The position reports to the Referee Development Officer (overseen by the County Development Manager) and will be contracted to 35 hours per week.

The role encompasses the following areas:

  • To support the delivery of the National Game Strategy in the CFA in partnership with key stakeholders
  • To provide a high quality secretarial and administrative support to the County FA Referee Development Team and Referees Committee
  • To manage the annual renewal of referee registrations and appointment of officials to all County Cup Competitions and other matches as directed
  •  Establish and maintain a range of specific databases (e.g. to monitor referee promotions, basic training, assessment reports)

To apply you need to have previous experience in a secretarial / administrative role, have excellent customer service skills and ideally some knowledge of refereeing at a local level. You must be able to work in a busy team environment but also be able to demonstrate the ability to work unsupervised.

Candidates should also have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

For further information on the role please contact Steve Rhodes, Referee Development Officer on 0113 2821222 or download the job spec below in the "documents" section.

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter marked ‘Private and Confidential’ explaining your experience and suitability for the role via email to or by post to

Andrew Wadsworth
County Development Manager
West Riding County FA
Fleet Lane, Woodlesford,
LS26 8NX

The closing date for applications is 12noon, Monday 26th January 2015.
Interviews will take place on Monday 2nd February 2015. All successful applicants invited to attend interview will be notified  by Wednesday 28th January 2015. If you have not been contacted on or before this date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful. This is due to the large volume of applications expected for this vacancy.

West Riding County FA is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Due to the requirements of this role, the successful applicant will undergo a screening process which will include an Enhanced Criminal Records Check.

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