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Equality and Workforce Development Manager

We're recruiting for a new member to join the Gloucestershire FA as Equality & Workforce Development Manager

Equality and Workforce DEvelopment Manager

Gloucestershire FA is the not-for-profit governing body of football in the County. We grow participation, promote diversity and enable football to thrive so that everyone can participate in a safe & inclusive environment. With over 600 Clubs, 700 referees and 2,400 teams of all ages and abilities playing in the County, Gloucestershire FA is proud to support Football For All.

Our staff are a friendly and inclusive team and as an organisation, we promote the health, well-being and development of our colleagues. We have a hybrid flexible working environment that enables staff to work from the office as well as offering the flexibility of working remotely from time to time.

This is an exciting opportunity for a person with a refereeing background and experience of equality, diversity and inclusion to join our team in a leadership role. Supported by a Football Development Officer, you will lead on development and delivery of equality, diversity and inclusion activities, personal development activities for coaches, referees and volunteers and drive the recruitment, retention and progression of match officials across the County. We are looking for a person with enthusiasm, energy and a passion for sport who can engage with and support both the professional and volunteer workforce within Gloucestershire.

This is a full-time (37.5 hours per week) permanent role and a salary of up to £28,000 pa (dependent on experience) is offered plus staff benefits including a personal development programme, high-quality training, networking opportunities, contributory pension, life insurance and a staff reward and recognition programme.

To view the full job description, person specification and to download the application form please visit Please complete the Application Form and Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form and return to no later than midday on Monday, 17th July 2023. In-person interviews are scheduled to take place at Glos FA HQ, BS32 4AG, on Wednesday 26th July 2023. Shortlisted applicants will be contacted by Friday 21st July 2023 to confirm the interview date and time. Application Forms submitted by post to the Association’s office are welcome, but applications received after deadline will only be considered in exceptional circumstances e.g., proof of posting indicates undue delay through no fault of the applicant.

If you have any questions about the role and would like an informal discussion, please contact Head of Strategy & Delivery, Matt Boucher, on 01454 615888.