Senior Manager, Event Signage - Football Marketing Asia Limited - Closing date 31 Jul 2022

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  • Dubai - United Arab Emirates
  • Jun 07, 2022
Full time management Events

Job Description

New, ambitious and dynamic, Football Marketing Asia (FMA) is set to be Asia’s leading sports marketing agency.



FMA is the exclusive commercial partner of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) for the rights cycles 2021-2024 and 2025-2028. Our comprehensive mandate covers the rights for all major AFC National Team and Club competitions, including the AFC Asian Qualifiers - Road to Qatar, AFC Asian Cup, AFC Women’s Asian Cup, AFC Women’s Olympic Qualifiers, AFC Champions League, AFC Cup as well as AFC youth and futsal competitions.



Formerly known as DDMC Fortis, FMA – a Super Sports company – is headquartered in Hong Kong S.A.R., with offices in the Middle East, Southeast Asia and China. FMA combines unparalleled global football experience with in-depth Asian know-how and expertise.


The Role

The FMA Event Signage Department is responsible for planning and overseeing the event signage delivery of AFC’s commercial rights (for sponsors and media partners) at all AFC events, matches and tournaments.

Reporting and assisting to the SVP Event Signage, this role will be responsible for project management control process, assuring operations delivery and materials transport for the smooth delivery of all event signage programs at all AFC events, matches and tournaments included in the FMA portfolio.



FMA is seeking a highly experienced signage event delivery expert to coordinate our event signage operations in the West Asia, Central Asia, South Asia, East Asia and ASEAN regions.


Key Responsibilities

Key tasks and responsibilities will include:



  • Project management support to the Event Signage team
  • Assist in development and implementation of match/tournament operational plans for signage and logistics
  • Assurance delivery of project management for all significant project planning activities across the signage teams (both physical signage and LED projects)
  • Ensuring and monitoring that a structured approach is used for all significant project planning activities
  • Support in the development and provision of assurance delivery best practices and supporting tools: project schedule, risk management, change management, communication plan
  • Centralised collation and reporting of project data
  • Performing risk management to include risk identification, development of risk mitigations
  • Develop communications plan with appropriate stakeholders to ensure key information on project is communicated on a regular basis
  • Monitor and track execution of deliverables against project plan to include weekly and monthly reporting as required
  • Support in internal governance and approval processes
  • Manage project in accordance with key performance indicators and status project regularly against agreed upon indicators.
  • Assist on management of the signage and logistics budget and responsibility for cost management and internal reporting
  • Logistic project planning on the event basis and operations calendar for the upcoming matches
  • Stock taking of all event equipment such as event press conference name stand, staff uniforms in FMA HK warehouse.
  • Logistic arrangement, handle of event equipment & staff uniform shipments/courier services.



Experience and Qualifications

  • 7-10 years of experience as project manager, operations manager, event delivery manager linked to the sports/football industry
  • Excellent expertise in project management, delivery of signage and branding for sport events
  • Thorough understanding of signage logistic processes
  • Experience managing project lifecycles
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and complex timelines
  • Fluent in English



Personal attributes and qualities

  • Good project management skills
  • Ability to produce a high volume of high-quality work on an ongoing basis
  • Effective communicator (both spoken and written)
  • Sense of responsibility and continuous improvement
  • Flexible mindset with ability to absorb and implement new concepts
  • Continuously seeking innovation and ways to create efficiencies
  • Ability to operate in a dynamic environment and prioritize work in order to meet deadlines
  • Willingness to travel frequently within Asia if required



Interested parties please apply with your application letter, resume, current and expected salary, and availability by clicking "Apply "



Deadline of application: July 31st, 2022


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