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The Hong Kong Football Association Limited
Referees Administrator
Sports & Recreation | 2021-10-27 - 2021-11-02

Referees Administrator


Established in 1914, the Hong Kong Football Association (HKFA) is the national sports association for football in Hong Kong. We are committed to enhance football development in Hong Kong. Over the past years, HKFA has been effective in broadening the base of participants and expanding various development programmes on community football covering grassroots and youth football, women’s football and futsal. We provide coaching education and referee training courses to increase the supply of qualified coaches and referees to support player development and improve the standards of refereeing. We also organize football leagues, local and international competitions.


Based on the solid groundwork laid in the past years, the continual collaborations with football stakeholders as well as funding support from the FIFA, AFC, the Government of the HKSAR, the Hong Kong Jockey Club and other sponsors, we keep moving in the right directions for the implementation of our new HKFA five year strategic plan, namely “The Vision 2025 Strategic Plan”, which the major goals identified vary from increased participation opportunities for all , viz. “Football for Everyone” to a long-term target of a Hong Kong men senior team going to the FIFA World Cup in 2034.


Our future success depends on the diverse talent and performance of dedicated employees. We now call for applications to fill this position which is financially supported by the Home Affairs Bureau’s Arts and Sports Development Fund. The position is under the Referees Department in the organization structure of HKFA. Reporting to the Head of Refereeing This position requires a high degree of professionalism and able to interact with a variety of entities and individuals. The main duties are listed below.


Job Descriptions

  • To supervise and prepare the teaching materials for all referee seminars, practical trainings and referees appointment, and provide feedback after each Developmental Course
  • To supervise and manage in the implementation of HKFA projects
  • To manage all referees’ data and statistics in the preparation of Referees’ Development System within HKFA with the Head of Refereeing and Referee Coordinators
  • To coordinate Referee Committee Members and prepare for Referee Committee Meetings
  • To liaise with the Referee Sponsor
  • To observe and assess Referee Assessors’ performance from their report in HKFA Competitions
  • To report to the Head of Refereeing on strategy for improvement of Men & Women Referees, and Referee Assessors
  • To perform such other duties and responsibilities as reasonably instructed by the immediate supervisor from time to time


Qualifications and Experience

  • Degree holder with experience in sports management and administration is preferable
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills, including the proven ability to adapt to a dynamic project environment and manage multiple projects
  • Good command of English and Chinese
  • Must be detail-oriented and have ability to multi-task
  • Exhibit good time management skills
  • Proficient knowledge in office administration and team management
  • Exchange non-routine information using tact and persuasion as appropriate requiring good oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrate good computer skills including the ability to operate Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc) at a highly proficient level
  • Require to work overtime and irregular hours including full-day work on weekends and public holidays during certain periods


The successful candidate will be offered on a contract term employment. Starting salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Our employee benefits include Group Medical and Life Insurance to the right candidate


Please ensure that you have explored the following official link which lists the relevant instructions before making an application:



The information provided by the applicants will be treated in strict confidence and will only be used for the purpose of considering your employment application.


Interested athletes please contact HKACEP at 25048126 for application and more information.