Jul 30, 2020

Norwich FC -London Recruitment Officer - Salary: £30,000 Circa - Closing date Monday 10th August 2020

£30 yearly
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  • London, UK
Full time coaching Football

Job Description

Salary: Circa £30,000 per annum depending on experience

Contract Type: Full time, Permanent

Days of Work: As and when required

Location: London, Essex and Hertfordshire

Closing Date: 5pm Monday 10th August 2020

The role of London Recruitment Officer is fundamental to the long-term vision of Norwich City Football Club in identifying and recruiting the most talented young players for the Club. The London Recruitment Officer will assist in the implementation of identification, recruitment and scouting strategies for the Academy across the Player Performance Pathway of the Elite Player Performance Plan (EPPP) in conjunction with the Academy Head of Recruitment, whilst striving to identify and recruit the most talented young players available in adherence with the Profile of player the Club is seeking to recruit.


As the successful candidate will be based at multiple sites, a full driving licence is essential.


Key duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Identification and recruitment of players across the Player Performance Pathway in adherence with Club profiles
  • Manage trialist identification games
  • Assist in implementing strategy for internal and external scouting in the London and surrounding areas
  • Develop and manage a network of scouts and contacts to work in support of internal and external strategies
  • Assist in the maintenance and development of the Talent Identification database
  • Implement Scouting Policy and Protocol for scouts attending games
  • Develop relationships with London and surrounding area Academy and non-Academy football teams
  • Develop relationships with London and surrounding area schools
  • To maintain an up-to-date knowledge of Academy and non-Academy players
  • Administration as required
  • Undertake travel across the U.K


Other attributes include:

  • Self-motivated and committed
  • A strategic planner, organiser and co-ordinator
  • Confident and able to work individually and as part of a successful team
  • A ‘people person’ with excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Knowledgeable and possess experience of working within the football environment
  • Experience of working within a professional football club Academy at related age groups
  • Computer literate


Qualifications and Experience



  • A Talent Identification Course Level 3
  • UEFA B License
  • Safeguarding and First Aid



Norwich City Football Club is an equal opportunities employer and recognises the importance of safeguarding children and vulnerable adults in the workplace. Please be aware that a criminal disclosure and identity check will be carried out for this post. Engagement will be subject to a satisfactory DBS disclosure.

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