Norwich City FC

Norwich City FC

Boys Elite Football Development Officer


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Posting Date

May 30, 2022

Role description

To assist with the long-term vision of Norwich City Football Club and it’s Regional Development Programme (RDP). The Boys Elite Football Development Officer will manage & develop the RDP’s U8-U16 programme for boys within each RDP region. The programme is in place to provide accessible, professional football delivery for boys who have been identified for the invitation only tier. In each region one Elite Player Development Centre programme (EPDC) will be delivered.

The role will involve the leadership, management, recruitment, development and organisation of each centre, ensuring line management of project coordinators and coaches.

The Boys Elite Football Development Officer will be responsible for the recruitment of participants to meet budget, delivery of the curriculum, organisation of the annual training schedules and fixture programmes, residential tours, and experiences, ensuring that Norwich City FC themes are implemented and delivered with high quality, to ensure a positive learning environment.

Further responsibilities include management of finance & budgets, organisation of department CPD, quality assurance checks, implementing all health and safety aspects including risk assessments and monitoring participant progress with regular department reporting to relevant line management or stakeholders.

As part of this role, a strong working relationship with the Club’s Academy is compulsory to ensure a direct link for boys that are excelling locally in the centres can be identified.

We have minimum qualification requirements for those who wish to be part of our Football Development Management Team, however we will work with and develop the right people through our coach development programme and workforce strategy.

Minimum and desirable qualifications are:
Level 1/2 or higher in a specific sport
Emergency First Aid Certificate
Safeguarding Children Certificate

All RDP coaches will undertake our safer recruitment and induction process and an enhanced DBS disclosure check before delivering any sessions.

To apply for the above role, please follow the application link.

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