The International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) is seeking an
to join its Administration Department at the earliest possible commencing date.
1. Scope of the Position and Reporting Structure
The successful candidate will be a dynamic, task-oriented individual with strong diplomatic skills and excellent knowledge of the philosophy and activities of the Olympic Movement, with the ability to multi-task and to work in a team-environment.
This is a full-time position within an international sports Federation. The job may require some international travel. Work outside standard hours is expected.
Title / Function: Institutional Relations & Governance Manager
Reports to: Secretary General
Location: FIG Head Office, Av. de la Gare 12A, Lausanne, Switzerland
Position: Full-time (100%)
Start Date: As soon as possible
The job requires an excellent knowledge base of the 8 disciplines of Gymnastics and a strong affinity to Institutional Relations, Sustainability and Good Governance.
2. Mission and Key Responsibilities
Incumbent’s responsibilities towards his/her direct superiors:
The purpose is to help the FIG ensures responsibility, accountability, fairness and transparency in its relationship with all stakeholders.
You will be in charge of developing and implementing the Federation governance program, including corporate governance and good governance guidelines. You will also be responsible for communicating your plans and formulating budgets.
The purpose is to ensure that the FIG upholds and works towards finding new, innovative and optimized ways to reduce the FIG’s carbon footprint.
You will be in charge of developing, implementing and monitoring the Federation environmental strategies. You will also be responsible for communicating, formulating budgets and marketing the FIG’s sustainability strategies to member Federations, vendors, customers and internal stakeholders.
3. General Management and Performance Guidelines
4. Experience and Skills Required
Education: Degree in Business Administration or in Social Sciences
Languages: English and French are mandatory, other language(s) is an asset
5. About the FIG
The International Gymnastics Federation is the governing body for Gymnastics worldwide. It is the oldest established international Federation of an Olympic sport and has participated in the Olympic Games since their revival in 1896. The FIG governs eight sports: Gymnastics for All, Men's and Women’s Artistic Gymnastics, Rhythmic Gymnastics, Trampoline - including Double Mini-trampoline and Tumbling -, Aerobics, Acrobatics, and Parkour. It counts 148 national member Federations and has its headquarters in the Olympic Capital of Lausanne (SUI).
If you think you are the right person for this role, please send your application (cover letter, CV, references, certificates) in English by email to FIG Human Resources, Joëlle Jost (firstname.lastname@example.org) by 24 September 2021.