About The Role
Based at Leicester City Football Club’s new world-class training ground, the key duties of this role is to lead the Club’s Security Team in delivering a world-class security service to all staff, customers and guests entering the LCFC property. Supporting our growing team in line with the growth of the Club, our Security Manager will be responsible for ensuring a high standard of customer service is delivered whilst also ensuring the team is suitably resourced and developed to deliver a 24/7 hour safety and security service to the facility.
Who We’re Looking For
In addition to their extensive security experience, the ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate their ability to lead a team to deliver high standards. The Club is looking for an individual who is confident in their ability to problem-solve, deal with difficult situations and to drive continuous improvement in the team’s operation. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate experience in ensuring the safety and security of a large venue as well as somebody who is confident in acting as an ambassador to the Club when required.
About The Club
Knowing some of the history of Leicester City Football Club helps you appreciate the sense of community, spirit and family for which the Foxes are renowned for.
Formed in 1884, the Club has been in the Premier League since 2014 when the Foxes returned to the Premier League as the Championship title winners. In 2016, Leicester City became Premier League champions. This remarkable achievement qualified them for the UEFA Champions League for the first time in the Club’s history and they subsequently reached the quarter-finals.
Under the stewardship of King Power and the Club’s CEO Susan Whelan, Leicester City Football Club is deeply committed to the local community and its supporters and continually strives to ensure that every point of engagement with fans is truly world class including the experience on matchdays. Investment in the Club continues, with the opening of a new 180-acre Training Ground in north Leicester due soon.
Ultimately, the Club’s vision is as exciting as it is simple: we believe that together, it’s possible. We value and respect individual difference and recognise that the diversity of our staff contributes to our success off the pitch. Our inclusive culture and approach is supported by our Stonewall Diversity Champions partnership, our Time to Change pledge and our status as a Disability Confident employer.
Leicester City Football Club offers a competitive salary and pension scheme with life assurance to all its permanent employees. Employees are able to benefit from free onsite parking as well as an onsite subsidised staff restaurant. Employees also benefit from up to 33 days’ annual leave including bank holidays.
Contract Type – Permanent
Hours Per Week – 37.5
Leicester City Football Club is an equal opportunities employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender identify or expression, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.
Leicester City Football Club is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. As such, you may be subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Service and prior to taking up any role.
A shortlist of suitable applicants will be compiled shortly after the closing date and successful candidates will be contacted about the interview process.
Due to the urgency of filling this vacancy, suitable candidates will be interviewed as and when they apply, the role will be shut down as soon as a suitable candidate has been sourced.