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Abu Dhabi, GB

Opening Date:  18 Apr 2024
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term

Closing Date of Applications - 18th April 2024 


Please note, shortlisted candidates will be invited to an assessment day on 20th April 2024. 


Our Story

Established in 2013, City Football Group is the world’s leading private owner and operator of football clubs, with total or partial ownership of thirteen clubs across the world. City Football Group also invests in other football related businesses and serves as a global commercial platform for our partners, whilst fulfilling our purpose of empowering better lives through football on a local and global scale, consistent with what “City” football has meant to people for over a century.  


Our Winning Team

Our purpose is to empower better lives through football. We are proud of the role City Football Group clubs play in their localities, delivering positive economic, social and environmental impact through our operations and through programmes and activities that bring about meaningful, lasting change.


As a Coach-UAE you will coach and deliver across Football Education programs in the UAE (and internationally where relevant)


Your Impact

  1. To ensure all the City Football Group coaching philosophies, methodology and principles are incorporated into the delivery of the program
  2. To support the lead staff pre, during and post the delivery
  3. To support the lead staff pre, during and post the delivery
  4. To work both individually and collectively as part of a team in ensuring the project is delivered to the required levels and expectations
  5. To support the City Football Middle East office with local and regional activations
  6. To organise, structure and deliver the coaching program in a standard that represents Manchester City
  7. To maintain professional conduct always in both on and off field environments



What we are looking for


  • FA Level 2 minimum
  • Member of a FA to maintain their Coach License or International equivalent
  • Education in sports coaching or teaching
  • Post-holder must hold or obtain at the earliest opportunity the relevant safeguarding training (i.e. FA Safeguarding Children Workshop)
  • Post-holder will be subject a DBS check at the appropriate level and cleared by the Manchester City Safeguarding Officer
  • To have experience in a football environment both locally and internationally
  • To have proven experience working with players from varying backgrounds and cultures
  • To have experience implementing and developing a football coaching syllabus
  • Demonstrate experience and knowledge of planning, delivering and reviewing sessions
  • To have knowledge and understanding of player development and the four-corner model
  • To have experience working within a professional Football Club or sporting organisation
  • To have flexibility to travel when required to support projects both in the UK and Internationally
  • The ability to create a positive working environment that represents Manchester City and the local partner in the marketplace
  • To demonstrate how to coach and develop players of differing levels of ability
  • To communicate to players on and off the field and in a variety of settings such as informal, formal, individual or groups
  • To be organised in planning, preparation and execution within a project
  • To self-review sessions with individual players
  • To have the ability to evaluate and review programs on completion


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