Bristol Rovers FC

Bristol Rovers FC

Academy Head of Operations

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Posting Date

May 5, 2022

Role description

Job Description Overall Purpose of The Job: The Academy Operations Manager is a multi-skilled and crucial role that requires a sound understanding and awareness of EFL Academy processes and procedures. The Academy Operations Manager is required to work closely with key stakeholders, both internally and externally, to drive forward the Academy and Club’s aspirations to gain EPPP Category status. The post holder will lead the Academy’s delivery of administrative, operational, logistical and other support services in consultation with the Academy Manager. Experience/ Qualifications/ Experience: Essential: Able to strike up and develop a good working relationships with Academy, scholars, parents and other key contacts across the business Professionally robust with the drive and enthusiasm to set high standards and drive the Academy forwards Excellent organisational and time management skills To able to work reactively as well as proactively Excellent communication skills, both written and verbally, able to communicate Sound working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and Powerpoint Inquisitive nature and able to keep on top of evolving policies and processes relating to Academy, EFL, LFE, EPPP and other compulsory bodies to ensure awareness of policies and processes Motivated, passionate about working in an Academy, with a ‘can do’ and flexible approach to work and working hours Satisfactory Enhanced CRB and DBS disclosure Motivated and driven individual committed to the club Hold a full UK driver’s licence Desirable: Understanding of Safeguarding Extensive knowledge and understanding of the EPPP process. Knowledge and working experience of an elite football or sporting environment.

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