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Watford FC

Watford FC

Academy Lead Schoolboy Scout


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Oct 19, 2023


An exciting opportunity has become available within the academy team at Watford Football Club.

We are currently looking to recruit a Lead Schoolboy Scout to work alongside the Head of Academy Recruitment to develop the scouting department, with a specific focus on the recruitment of players in the Under-9-to-14 age group.

A key part of the role will be building a network of academy scouts and developing strong relationships with other academies in the local area.

You must have:

Knowledge of domestic academy/youth competitions.
Knowledge of schoolboy football and the private academies functioning in London and the local area.
FA Talent ID Level 1 and 2.
FA Safeguarding Certificate.
IT literate and have experience of using scouting systems and the PMA.
Ability to connect with people, in particular parents and key influencers within the football community.
Strong work ethic and proactive mindset.
The ability and self-motivation to work independently in a role which is not predominantly office based.
Full UK driving licence or ability to travel to various locations due to the demands of the role.
Understanding of the club's commitment to EDI & Safeguarding.

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