An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced administrator to join the Norwich City Football Club Academy.
The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting all player and team administration, as well as ensuring that all Academy players are registered with the relevant governing bodies in full compliance with the relevant rules. The role will require excellent interpersonal skills to build trust and relationships with stakeholders within the Club, as well as externally across the wider game.
This role offers a fantastic opportunity to establish a career within our Category 1 Academy, requiring a dedicated and driven individual, who will relish the challenge to succeed in a fast-paced and innovative environment. An acute acumen for detail and prioritisation are essential, given the high demand to work to set deadlines within the role.
Key tasks/responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Processing the registrations for U9-U16 schoolboy Players, including incoming and outgoing Trialists.
Processing the scholarship registrations for the U18 players, including incoming and outgoing Trialists.
Work in collaboration with the Club Secretary to process U21 trialists, both incoming and outgoing.
Liaise with the PL, EFL and FA as required, to administer the necessary registration forms, and to amend and update any registrations within the U9 – U18 age groups.
Coordinate the end of season procedure for the U9–U16 age groups, in liaison with the Academy Management Team.
Maintain all player files, ensuring records are kept up to date and accessible as required
Maintain the Player Log for U9 – U18 signings, and update as required.
Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of the rules and regulations surrounding player registrations, as directed domestically by the PL, EFL and FA and internationally by UEFA and FIFA.
Act as Superuser for the Academy player-communication tool, Teamworks, entrusting information is shared accurately to allow the Academy to run with a professional efficiency.
Strong administrative experience
Ability to plan work and work to own initiative to meet deadlines
Desire to work in a competitive environment, with the ability to manage pressure and sometimes competing demands
Knowledge of football league rules and regulations
Previous experience within a Football Club Academy setting
Project management skills / qualifications