Formed in 1921, the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) is the governing body for all
international events in Jumping, Dressage and Para Dressage, Eventing, Driving and Para
Driving, Endurance, Vaulting and Reining. It establishes the regulations and approves
equestrian programmes for Championships, Continental and Regional Games as well as the
Olympic & Paralympic Games.
FEI promotes equestrianism in all its forms and encourages the development of the FEI
equestrian disciplines throughout the world, keeping the welfare of the horse at the heart of
Today, the FEI has 137 members of National Federations and there are over 4,500
international events annually, including a number of FEI Championships and global FEI
series. Over 120,000 athletes and horses are registered and women and men compete as
Over 95 FEI staff are working in FEI’s Headquarters in Lausanne, ensuring the sport
continues to grow and flourish, the rules are enforced, the results are processed, the
international calendar is managed, and that the very values that are at the core of equestrian
sport are safeguarded and promoted.
Reporting directly to the Secretary General, the successful candidate will lead the FEI
Endurance Department and monitor day-to-day operations to ensure that the department
meets its goals, follows policies and procedures as well as provides services efficiently to
National Federations and Stakeholders.
He / She will work closely together with the FEI Secretary General, other FEI departments
and various Organising Committees.
The position is based in Lausanne, Switzerland, with immediate start date to be agreed upon
but not later than 1 July 2020.
You will be working in first class facilities, downtown Lausanne, accessible from public
transportation within minutes from Lac Léman. We will be happy to present you other
benefits we offer.
If you meet the position requirements, We want you! We are a dynamic Sport
Federation and for this search, we have mandated a specialized executive search firm,
Hartmann Mason. Your complete application can be sent directly to: