Portsmouth FC

Portsmouth FC

Academy Scout and Co-ordinator (Pre Academy and Foundation Phase)


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Posting Date

Nov 10, 2022

Role description

Role summary
Portsmouth Football Club have created this exciting new part-time position in the club academy. Working with a focus on talent identification of Pre-academy and Foundation Phase age players (U7-U11) you will undertake scouting assignments, lead on the collection and management of player information on our scouting database and support the end to end trial process. You will be the principle contact for creating and developing relationships with grassroots clubs and other Premier League/ Football League clubs to ensure identification of players in your age range is actively promoted.
High levels of internal support will be provided to you from the Academy Head of Recruitment who you will report into. You will be expected to collaborate with the Phase Lead and age specific coaching staff to fully understand each squad player recruitment needs.
Though most of the weekly working hours will be attending training and games in the evenings and at weekends, there will be a requirement to also work in the academy offices each week to complete all administrative tasks and develop relationships and squad understanding.
Operating within a forward-thinking academy, the role holder will be expected to demonstrate the club values in all aspects of the role and act as a positive role model at all times.

Deadline: 3pm on the 21st Nov, 2022.

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