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Premier League

Premier League

Football Operations Executive


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May 3, 2024


About the job
We are delighted to announce an exciting opportunity for a Football Operations Executive at the Premier League.

The Premier League is home to some of the most competitive and compelling football in the world. The League and its Clubs use the power and popularity of the competition to inspire fans, communities and partners in the UK and across the world. The Premier League brings people together from all backgrounds. It is a competition for everyone, everywhere and is available to watch in over 880 million homes in 188 countries.

Full-time, weekend work required on rota
Hybrid-working model allowing you some variety on your place of work, offering you the chance to work from home on some days each week.

The Role:

As a Football Operations Executive, your responsibilities will include:
Review and moderation of Match Delegate reports, and identification of key issues following each Premier League match
Support the review and investigation of operational and football regulatory issues
Support the administration and management of the Match Delegate group as required
Produce statistics, analysis and assessment of on-field football matters purposes as required
Support the pre- and post- meeting process of the PL Key Match Incident Panel
Attend Premier League Match Centre and lead the delivery of match day operations as required
Work alongside internal departments (including but not limited to Communications, Broadcast, Business Intelligence and Football Development) on cross-team projects and other Business initiatives as required
Support working relationships with all internal and external stakeholders as required
Provide general support to Football Operations activities, projects and initiatives
Support the preparation and delivery of Football Operations events and meetings
Provide support for the review and development of Football Operations documents, including competition guidance, manuals and handbooks

The Candidate:

The ideal Football Operations Executive will have:
A background working in a similar position
Excellent written and verbal skills
Solid organisational skills with the ability to manage multiple stakeholders and projects
First-class interpersonal skills and a proactive attitude
Proficiency in Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
The ability to prioritise a heavy workload and work to tight deadlines
The ability to handle confidential information and exercise discretion

Benefits Include:

Group pension scheme
Permanent health insurance
Subsidised gym membership
Private healthcare
Enhanced parental leave
Subsidised lunch and breakfast in our excellent onsite café
Retail discounts with selected Premier League partners
Employee assistance programme
Life assurance
Cycle to work scheme

We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where talent can flourish, and we particularly encourage applications from women, people from minority ethnic communities, LGBTQ+ people and disabled people.

The Premier League is more than just a football competition. We organise the competition and its Handbook, manage centralised broadcast and commercial rights, support youth development, protect the organisation's intellectual property, support the wider game and community programmes, undertake international development work and liaise with governing bodies and other leagues. We are an equal opportunities employer and strive to create an inclusive culture where everyone's talent can flourish.

To ensure a fair and inclusive recruitment process, we are working with as our trusted recruitment partner for this vacancy. Therefore, all applications for this position will be handled and managed exclusively by them.

To apply for this role, you will need to first register your interest by submitting your CV. Your CV will only be used for information purposes and will not be relevant in the application process. You will then be emailed a response containing a link needed to answer some work-related questions. Their goal is to assess your approach to a problem and better understand what knowledge and skills you have. Your answers will be anonymised, randomised and reviewed by a diverse panel.

They also think giving feedback is incredibly valuable for candidates, so at the end of the process, you'll see how well you performed during the application process.

The closing date for applications is Tuesday 21st May at Midday, and the deadline for submission of the work-related questions is Wednesday 22nd May 2024 at midnight.

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