Manchester United FC

Manchester United FC

Academy Scouting Administrator


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Posting Date

Apr 9, 2022

Role description

Job Description
Academy Scouting Administrator – 15 month FTC At Manchester United we aim to be the best on and off the pitch – and the quality of our behind-the-scenes team sets us apart from the competition. Our people are as committed to the success of the company as the players are to winning trophies. We offer a unique and exciting working environment, excellent training, with recognition and rewards for the part each individual plays. The Purpose:        To support our Academy Scouting Division at Carrington with any administrative requirements that the department may have from fixture requests to travel arrangements. To be integral in ensuring the smooth running of the scouts attending match days on a national and international basis. The Role: To liaise with scouts to book/amend UK & Global travel requirements. To request match tickets daily for UK full time and casual scouts. To ensure that all match requests (tickets/car parking) are completed on the online portal. To assist with the preparation and management of new casual starter scout applications. To complete DBS checks and renewals for the appropriate department. To help maintain department records including travel documents, personal details, IT equipment and club contacts. To collate the weekly schedule of the full-time scouts, UK based. To assist with managing schedules/annual leave with the Head of Academy Scouting. To accuracy check and distribute casual scout expense forms for checking. To lead on preparing the monthly expense spreadsheet for payroll. To organise the scouting kit with the relevant department and keep sizing records up to date. To be responsible for distributing match videos via the online system. To take ownership for booking the annual global scout conference. To assist with maintaining regular communication with scouting team. To provide general administration support to the whole department and Head of Academy Scouting. The Person: A proactive and well organized approach to work. An ability to multi-task and priorities workload. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. A willingness to learn and develop in the role. An excellent understanding of all Microsoft office packages, in particular Word, Excel and PowerPoint. The ability to work well under pressure and be able to meet strict deadlines. An attention to detail when working with large tasks such as providing reports for Heads of Department. Experience in producing concise reports. The ability to summarise complex and detailed information to convey information in a way which can be easily absorbed and understood. This advert will close on the 22nd April 2022. MUFC is an Equal Opportunities Employer and recognises the importance of safeguarding children and adults at risk in our workplace. Due to this post being in regulated activity, the potential employee will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check at the appropriate level. It is unlawful to employ a person in a UK-based job who does not have permission to live and work in the UK. You should make yourself aware of how immigration laws apply to you before applying for any of our roles. MUFC positively welcomes and seeks to ensure we achieve diversity in our workforce and that all job applicants and employees receive equal and fair treatment. We encourage applications from all candidates regardless of age, race, gender, gender identity, gender expression, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or nationality. If you require any reasonable adjustments to support your application and perform at your best, please do not hesitate to contact to make a request; we are here to help.

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