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AIFF Advertises Head Coach for India U-17 National Team

 NEW DELHI: All India Football Federation has advertised for a new Head Coach for the U-17 National Team which is to take part in the forthcoming FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 in October.

 
Reflecting on AIFF’s future course of action, Mr. Kushal Das, General Secretary, AIFF said, “A committee will be formed to shortlist the candidates and conduct the interviews. Based on the advertisement, the applications received would be considered by the Committee.”
 
“The boys are presently training in Goa and we want to expedite the process to enable the coach to take charge at the earliest,” Mr. Das added.
 
The advertisement is as under :
 
HEAD COACH OF INDIA U17 NATIONAL TEAM
Date : 2017-02-09  2017-02-16
Job Category : FIFA U-17 WORLD CUP 2017 INDIA

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The All India Football Federation is the governing body of football in India and is responsible for organizing the FIFA U17 World Cup 2017 which is to be held in the country. The AIFF is looking for a highly qualified and experienced football coach to train and prepare the Indian U17 National Team towards achieving a competitive performance in the FIFA U17 World Cup 2017, which will take place in India during 6th – 28th October 2017.
 
Designation
Head Coach of India U17 National Team
 
Appointed By
Joint Selection Committee (SAI/AIFF)
 
Reporting To
General Secretary, AIFF
 
Qualifications
 
AFC/UEFA Pro License or equivalent
Should be English-speaking and have good working knowledge of English
 
Experience
 
Should have trained junior National teams or youth teams of top clubs for atleast 3-5 years
Candidates with international experience especially in Asia/Africa will be preferred
 
Age
 
Preferably below 65 years of age.
 
Salary and Benefits
 
Negotiable
 
Tenure
 
The Coach would be engaged for a period of 08 months until the end of the FIFA U17 World Cup 2017, i.e. from 1st March 2017 to 31st October 2017, subject to performance review or as per requirement.
 
Accountability
 
The Coach would be responsible to prepare a competitive Indian team for the FIFA U17 World Cup 2017.
The Coach would be required to provide his services at any place in India or abroad as required by AIFF and shall perform his duties, tasks and responsibilities as assigned to him by AIFF to the satisfaction and in accordance with the directions of AIFF.
The Coach would submit monthly reportsof the team detailing their performance in each training camp and competition to AIFF.
The Coach may be required by the Sports Authority of India (SAI) to submit reports periodically on the development and progress of the team.
 
Other Requirements
 
General:
Willingness to work within organizational guidelines and processes
Ability to excel in a multi-cultural environment.
Ability to plan and arrange international exposure trips/tournaments in conjunction with and approval of AIFF appointed staff.
Willingness to work with local support staff.
Willingness to submit reports to AIFF as and when required.
 
Technical:
Awareness of national, continental and world youth football.
Identify talented players (scouting).
Ability to train and develop players.
Ability to find tactical solutions.
Ability to coach different styles and formations.
Ability to use match analysis applications
 
Personality:
Open minded and education-oriented.
Winning mentality/success- oriented.
Honest and respectful.
Personal and professional discipline.
Leadership and motivational abilities.
Responsible and committed.
Highly motivated.
Positive outlook.
 
Management:
Ability to create a common vision.
Control and supervision of training programs.
Determining duties and responsibilities of players and support staff.
Ability to create individual and team discipline.
Set realistic and achievable goals.
Evaluation of work.
 
Communication Skills:
Constructive communication with players, staff and other stakeholders.
Respect of culture and social environment.
Create positive atmosphere within the team.
 
Interested Coaches should send their complete Curriculum Vitae to the All India Football Federation, Football House, Dwarka, New Delhi-110075 through e-mail at: aiff@the-aiff.com. Candidates who can join by 1st March 2017 shall be preferred.
 
Last date for receipt of applications: 16-02-2017.