Head of Technical Scouting

Head of Technical Scouting

Website Leicester City Football Club

– Salary: “Dependent Upon Experience”
– Hours: 37.5 hours per week
– Closing Date: 05/04/2019
– Job Role: Head of Technical Scouting

About The Company

Established in 1884, Leicester City Football Club is a leading Football Club, achieving outstanding success as Premier League champions in 2016. Following a period of growth, Leicester City Football Club is recruiting a Head of Technical Scouting, to support with the recruitment of scouts and players.

About the Role

Based at the Club’s Training Ground, the main objectives of this role are to focus on the technical aspects regarding scouting coverage and in-depth research to assist with the scouts’ recommendation for the recruitment of players.

This will include observing games, conducting opposition match reports and player assessments, organising overseas trips and profiling European players available in foreign countries.

Who We’re Looking For

You will be an excellent communicator with the ability to work under pressure to compile reports and meet specific deadlines.

You will have a minimum of 2 year’s experience of working in professional football at first-team level in an analysis or scouting capacity.

You will hold both under and post-graduate qualifications in Sports Science or a related field and have experience of using video-based editing software to present work to key stakeholders within the organisation.

Benefits Package

Leicester City Football Club offers a competitive salary and pension scheme with life assurance to all its permanent employees. Employees are able to benefit from onsite parking as other employee benefits including up to 33 days annual leave including bank holidays.

Contract Type – Permanent
Leicester City Football Club is an equal opportunities employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

A shortlist of suitable applicants will be compiled shortly after the closing date and successful candidates will be contacted about the interview process.

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