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Head of Academy Player Recruitment
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a part time, highly motivated and enthusiastic Head of Academy Player Recruitment to join Plymouth Argyle’s Academy. The main purpose of the role is to lead the Academy’s recruitment plan throughout the phases. The successful candidate will also be responsible for monitoring and coordinating our part time scouts across the south west.
The Academy requires a talented scout with proven knowledge and experience of working in Academy football. The post holder will work with the Academy Director and Academy Manager in delivering the overall strategic direction of the Academy’s 5-year Recruitment Plan.
The post holder will work closely with the Centre of Excellence Manager to monitor players within our player pathway. Also, liaising with key partners, managing partnerships with local clubs, reporting internally and externally on player recruitment and supporting other aspects of the Academy. The candidate must have a good in-depth knowledge of talent identification. We would also expect the candidate to have knowledge of the coaching process and be computer literate.
Plymouth Argyle FC is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.
Plymouth Argyle FC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all participants on our programmes and promotes robust policies to ensure that our staff and volunteers adhere to safe practices. The successful candidate will be subject to undertaking enhanced DBS checks prior to employment.
The EFL has introduced positive action measures aimed at tackling the under-representation of coaches and managers from Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds. New regulations require clubs to shortlist at least one suitably qualified BAME candidate (where an application has been received) for all roles in Academy football. Do you consider your ethnicity to fall within one of the following definitions?
• Other Minority Ethnic (i.e., any other ethnic group that is not ‘White British’)
*YES/NO (please indicate on your application)
How to apply
If you can meet the specifications and would like to become part of the Academy team, please email a CV and covering letter which should draw on all relevant aspects of your experience and why you may be suitable for this role.
Please complete send your CV and covering letter and send it to:
Closing date for applications: Tuesday 20th November 2018, 5.00pm.
Interviews are to be held week commencing 26/11/2018. Please note, only those shortlisted for interview will be contacted.