Job Title: Centre Forward Scouting Manager
Employer: Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club
Location: American Express Elite Football Performance Centre, Lancing. This role requires extensive travel in the UK and on occasions, Europe.
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per annum
Job Type: Permanent
Deadline Day: 14th December 2022
About Brighton & Hove Albion
We are a family run local community club who compete at the highest levels of football on a global stage. Our ambition is to be a top ten Premier League club and a top four Women’s Super League club. A commitment to high performance and high professional standards is at the heart of everything we do.
Identify, recommend and monitor potential centre forward recruitment targets
You will contribute to player auditing procedures implanted by the club and produce player reports. You will work alongside our recruitment analysts, directing them to analyse players within their allocated area. You will have the ability to ulitise subjective and objective scouting data to player ID. This role will involve managing a pool of scouts therefore, candidates must have experience of managing and motivating a team and ensuring that they provide player reports in a timely fashion.
This full-time role, which includes regular weekend working and some evenings and will involve extensive travel throughout the UK and overseas.
Ideally, the successful candidate will be UEFA A licence qualified, preferably with a strong coaching background and extensive knowledge of the footballing industry and rules and regulations governing players and recruitment. You will have proven ability to foster productive and collaborative working relationships from touchline to boardroom.
Our values play a pivotal role in our success
Our values are not just a list of words we expect our colleagues to learn, but a set of filters through which we deliver to each other, our fans, our partners and our sponsors. As a team we live and breathe these values and celebrate them with TEAAM Brighton awards each season.
Our values are:
Treat People Well
Aim High. Never Give Up
Act with Integrity
Make it Special
How we say thank you
In return for your hard work and commitment to us, you will receive a package which will include, but not limited to:
Free breakfast and lunch (fantastic healthy and tasty food provided by our inhouse chefs)
23 days leave plus 8 bank holidays rising to 28 days with length of service (pro rata for part time staff)
Club wide bonus scheme for 22/23 season
Priority access to Premier League match tickets, subject to availability and access to free WSL tickets for 22/23 season (upon completion of probation)
Free on-site parking at the Amex and the training ground
MyAlbion Rewards – benefits and reward platform
Employee Assistance Programme
In-house training programme and Continuing Professional Development opportunities
Discounts at the Club superstore and online
Discounts and benefits from partners and local businesses
Enhanced club pension scheme
Access to occupational health and mental health support
Group life protection
We are a Disability Confident employer
We are committed to supporting candidates with disabilities. If you require any reasonable adjustments to support your application, do not hesitate to get in touch with our People and Culture team.
We champion diversity and equality
We believe the club benefits from engaging with everyone from a variety of backgrounds, allowing us to meet the needs of a diverse audience. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnership.
Safeguarding is part of everything we do
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expect all colleagues and volunteers to share this commitment.
To be considered for this position, you must be able to demonstrate your right to work in the UK.