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Job Post: Vacancy at AIFF (All India Football Federation) for Assistant Legal Manager, New Delhi

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Key Responsibilities:

  • Drafting / reviewing / amending the above mentioned AIFF Regulations
  • Assist in implementing and educating all the stakeholders in the above mentioned AIFF Regulations
  • Manage AIFF Players’ Status Committee meetings whenever required.
  • To act as the Secretary/Deputy Secretary to the Players Status Committee.
  • Dealing efficiently and effectively with disputes, namely labour disputes between players and clubs, coaches and clubs or associations, club / club disputes in connection with the transfer of a player, solidarity contribution and training compensation disputes.
  • Interpreting contracts related to players’ employment and transfers.
  • Revising transfer and employment litigations that are submitted to the AIFF competent bodies.
  • Editing players’ status judgements/decisions in line with the Committee’s directions.
  • Preparing documents, as necessary, to support the Player Status Committee in the decision-making process in accordance with the relevant regulations.
  • Managing the Compliance of the decisions sent by the committees.
  • Giving written and/or oral advice on the regulations as well as on general legal issues to players, clubs, state associations, agents, legal advisors etc.

Our Requirements:

  • At least one (1) years of relevant legal experience in a sports organisation and/or law firm.
  • Candidate must be a qualified lawyer
  • Post-graduate qualifications in the sports law field are an asset
  • Knowledge of drafting and reviewing contracts
  • Excellent English language skills, both written and oral
  • Interest in football
  • Very good knowledge of MS Office
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a team environment, and to work long hours when necessary
  • Excellent communication skills, organisational and management skills
  • Willingness to travel occasionally

Interested candidates should mail their CV along with expected remuneration to [email protected] with the subject as ‘Application for the Post of Assistant Legal Manager – PSRD’.

Application Deadline : January 15, 2021

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