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Governance Manager

Location Nyon, Schweiz
Posted 06.08.2018
Closes 03.09.2018
Sector Verbände & LOKs
Function Recht, IT, Personal, Finanzen & Verwaltung, Strategie & Recherche
Contract Type Festeinstellung
Hours Vollzeit
Salary Wettbewerbsfähig

Job Description

Job information:

Division / Unit: Legal Affairs / Governance & Compliance
Contract type: Permanent
Start date: As soon as possible
Location: Nyon

The Governance Manager works on continuously improving UEFA's governance, with a focus on risk management, financial distributions, training and communication, and internal auditing.


Working with the Head of Governance & Compliance in all relevant areas, but focusing on the following main areas:

  • Risk management - further developing and implementing UEFA's risk management framework;
  • Reviewing financial distributions to UEFA member associations, the UEFA Foundation for Children, etc.;
  • Training and communicating to all staff and other UEFA people - participating in the development of modern and effective training programmes to help create a compliance and ethics culture at UEFA;
  • Participating in the development of an internal audit function at UEFA.

Additional tasks

  • Liaising with other relevant divisions and units as appropriate;
  • Proposing improvements to UEFA's governance and compliance activities;
  • Administrating and supporting the work of the UEFA Governance and Compliance Committee, the Governance and Compliance Auditors Working Group, and any other bodies that may be created;
  • Providing assistance and guidance to units and managers/staff across UEFA by coaching and facilitating where activities can be improved;
  • Contributing to the implementation of a cost-conscious culture at UEFA.


Experience required:

  • Minimum of five years' experience in governance role(s)


  • Bachelor's and ideally a further qualification in a relevant or related discipline


  •  English / Proficient
  • French would be a major advantage
  • Any other European languages would be an asset

Additional requirements:

  • MS Office/ Advanced