Wolverhampton Wanderers

Wolverhampton Wanderers

Senior Academy Scout


Role Type



Posting Date

May 31, 2022

Role description

Job purpose
There has never been a more exciting time to work at Wolves. The Club is in the process of developing practices, strategies and teams to deliver success at the very highest level.
The Senior Academy Scout will predominately focus on players within the 12-19 age range covering games, fixtures and tournaments on a regional and national basis.
You will be responsible for the identification and recruitment of players that are of the required standard to progress within the Development Programme of Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C. Academy.
You will be expected to proactively research and identify emerging talent within non-league and private academies.

Key responsibilities
Gain a detailed understanding of the Academy player profiles and age group succession plans to highlight recruitment priorities across the 12-19 age groups.
Identify players to Wolves Academy based on recruitment priorities.
Communicate effectively with the Head of UK Academy Recruitment 12-19 about all prospective trialists and key players.
Weekly communication with the Regional Coordinator within your region.
Proactively seek out fixtures to attend.
Ensure all reports are uploaded to relevant software.
Maintain a database of player details at all required levels.
Build contacts with staff at clubs in your region to ensure you are notified of their key players and to ensure clubs are aware of players who are being released from Wolves.
To ensure that all qualifications are re-validated as required.
Submit expenses/mileage, along with all relevant receipts, one week before the payroll cut-off date each month.
Attendance of all internal and external personal development training required by WWFC, Premier League and Football Association.

General responsibilities
Compliance with Club policies
Compliance with the Club’s health and safety procedures
Compliance with the Club’s safeguarding policies
To promote the Club’s values
To work consistently to embed equality & diversity into the Club
To undertake such other duties as may be reasonably expected
To maintain professional conduct at all times

This role involves working with children and/or adults at risk in a Regulated Activity (or in close proximity to children and/or adults at risk). This means that the post-holder is required to apply all relevant policies and uphold the Club’s commitment to safeguarding vulnerable people.

Key relationships
Head of UK Academy Recruitment 12-19
Regional Coordinator

Closing Date- Monday 6th June, 5pm

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