Scouting Administrator

  • Tottenham Hotspur Football & Athletic Co Ltd
  • London, UK
  • 14 Jan, 2022
Full time Administration Premier League Scout / Analyst

Job Description

Job Summary


Tottenham Hotspur is a world-famous football club based in North London. Off the pitch, the Club has a strong and successful business model centered around building a platform for long-term success.


The position may involve working irregular hours (e.g. Evenings/Saturdays/Sundays) so a flexible candidate is crucial.



Reporting directly to the Lead Recruitment Analyst this role will provide administrative assistance to the Recruitment and Analysis departments at Tottenham Hotspur.


Key Responsibilities


  • Provide administrative assistance to both the First Team and Academy recruitment departments.
  • Support the Managing Director of Football, Technical Performance Director, Scouts and Analysts when required.
  • Organise scouting tickets on behalf of the scouts in a timely manner. Communicating with other clubs and updating the ISF scouting platform.
  • Assist the scouts with their travel plans when required and maintain communication with the club’s primary travel partner. Ensure the travel being booked falls within the club’s travel policy.
  • Raise purchase orders for Clarity (the clubs travel partner) to book travel and other expenses for the Scouts and other recruitment personnel. 
  • Maintaining regular communication with the scouts and other key recruitment personnel in the club.
  • Assist in the construction and management of the scouting schedules.
  • Assist in the management of the club’s scouting database.
  • Arrange and attend department and recruitment meetings when requested.
  • Ensure key information from the recruitment process is well documented.
  • Provide administrative assistance to the Analysis department, which will Include: being the key link between Finance and the Analysis departments ensuring purchase orders are raised and payments are made in a timely fashion, supporting in the recruitment of new personnel and weekly operations assistance e.g kit orders and management, travel assistance, arranging accreditation, managing timesheets for casual workers.
  • Any ad hoc duties as requested by management.

Personal Attributes


  • Thinks ahead and generates innovative ideas.
  • Values and respects others.
  • Ability to build relationships and willing to collaborate.
  • Delivers to the highest standards and takes responsibility.
  • Drive and enthusiasm to work in a competitive and demanding environment.
  • A proactive approach to the role.
  • A willingness to develop with a receptive nature to feedback.
  • Highly organised and able to manage multiple tasks and deadlines.
  • Passion for the role and pride towards the work produced.
  • A willingness to go above and beyond to produce work required.
  • Accepting of new ideas and processes.
  • Ensuring the maintenance of confidentiality

Skills & Experience


  • Previous experience of working within a professional football environment.
  • Strong work ethic and passion for the job. The ability to work in a team environment and work under pressure.
  • IT literate with the ability to learn quickly.
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines when requested.
  • Confident interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Knowledge of relevant scouting and analysis software such as ISF Scout7 and Hudl.
  • Knowledge of computer productivity programmes such as Tableau, Excel, Numbers and Keynote.
  • Ability to speak a second language is desirable.

Closing date: 25 Jan 2022