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Vacancy: Football Development Manager (Disability Pathway & Inclusion Lead)

The closing date for applications is 9am on Monday 17th June

The Lincolnshire Football Association is seeking to recruit a Football Development Manager to support the delivery of The FA National Game Strategy and the Lincolnshire FA’s strategy in partnership with key stakeholders across Lincolnshire.

This pack provides information and background, to assist individuals when considering whether they have the relevant skills and attributes required for the role.

To be successful, applicants must be able to demonstrate an understanding of the role and how their expertise and experience will enable them to meet the essential and desirable criteria. The interview panel must be convinced of the individual’s passion for football development, inspiration, and professionalism for the role. 

Download the recruitment pack here

Applicants should have knowledge and experience of sports/football development, an understanding of grassroots football and experience of working with volunteers in sports/football. They should be computer literate, have an understanding of Equality, Diversity & Inclusion, with good presentation and communication skills, be able to work under pressure, handle multiple priorities and meet deadlines. They will need to demonstrate exceptional customer service, be able to lead and work as part of a team with excellent planning skills and be able to work occasional evenings and weekends.

The successful applicant will strategically lead the association’s approach to Equality, Diversity & Inclusion.

The Lincolnshire FA is committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk. Due to the nature of this role, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check through The FA DBS process. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided.


An exciting opportunity to join a forward thinking, progressive sports organisation

A competitive salary

An exciting opportunity to work with key stakeholders within the grassroots and professional game

A commitment to empowered and supportive personal and professional development

A Workplace Pension Scheme 

Access to our health and dental support plan

Access to some FA employment benefits

A modern hybrid working model

The position has a salary of banding of £29,548-£32,094.

Hours of work are 35 hours per week between 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday with occasional evening and weekend work.

This position will receive 33 days annual leave including banks holidays.

The closing date for applications is 9am on Monday 17th June although the Lincolnshire Football Association reserve the right to close the process earlier than advertised.

Interviews will be conducted w/c Monday 24th June.

For any questions about the role or if clarity is required on the recruitment pack, please contact Nick Hanson at or 01522 596580.

To find out more and apply, please view our recruitment pack below.

recruitment pack - online version

Recruitment Pack - PDF Version


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