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Brighton & Hove Albion FC

Brighton & Hove Albion FC

Pathway Development Coach


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Feb 21, 2024


Job Title: Pathway Development Coach
Salary: Dependant on skills and experience
Hours: Full time
Location: The role will involve travel but your main place of employment will be American Express Elite Football Performance Centre, Lancing. 
Job Type: Permanent
Deadline Day: 5th March 2024
Start date: We are looking for this role to begin at the start of the 24/25 season, from 1st July 2024 (subject to satisfactory employment vetting and safer recruitment checks).
About Brighton Hove Albion FCWe compete at the highest levels of football on a global stage whilst keeping our Sussex community spirit. Our vision is to be a top ten Premier League club and a top four Women’s Super League club.  A commitment to high performance, high professional standards and making a difference is at the heart of everything we do. The 2023/24 season is the start of new adventures, our first in European football and we would love for you to be part of our journey.
Come and play your part as a Pathway Development Coach
This new position will work alongside many talented people across the club to agree, create, and develop the best development pathway for each of our squad players. You will support with the production of monthly loan reports and end of season loan player dossiers and monitor each individual player’s development at their loan club through regular weekly dialogue and viewing matches, developing IDP’s, exit interviews and ensuring their development is in line with club goals.
This role will require frequent travel both inside and outside of the UK, so a flexible approach to working hours will be required. 
Your background
It is essential that you have a professional coaching background with the experience of developing player pathways to progress into a club’s first team or elsewhere. We are looking for someone who can work well within a team and take on board the opinions of others whilst maintaining excellent working relationships with the coaching, technical and support staff.
Our values play a pivotal role in our success
Our values are 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:
·       Treat People Well
·       Exceed Expectations
·       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, some of the additional benefits you will receive will include, but not limited to:
·       Free breakfast and lunch at both sites
·       23 days holiday rising with length of service (pro rata for part time staff)
·       Rewards platform, which includes access to 900+ retailers, a wellbeing centre and much more!
·       Access to an Employee Assistance Programme
·       Priority access to match tickets and access to free WSL tickets for 23/24 season
·       In-house training programme and CPD opportunities
·       Discounts and benefits from partners and local businesses
Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Our core values mean that we have a strong ethical culture which allows us to meet the needs of our diverse audience, both on and off the pitch. We encourage applications from individuals regardless of their age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnership. If you require any reasonable adjustments to support your application, do not hesitate to get in touch with our People and Culture team.
Safeguarding is part of everything we do
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk. We expect all colleagues and volunteers to share this commitment.
This is a UK based job. It is unlawful to employ a person who does not have permission to live and work in the UK. All offers of employment for this role are subject to background checks, including criminal (DBS) and right to work, as well as a full reference history. We do not offer sponsorship for applicants who do not have the right to work in the UK.
Please note all applications must be made through the official club careers page. Third party applications are not accepted.

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