South and East London Regional Co-ordinator (Youth)

  • Chelsea FC
  • London, UK
  • 18 Nov, 2020
Full time Coordinator Scout / Analyst Youth

Job Description

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES (Play Your Part):

 

•       Attend/watch games and report in line with the CFC reporting procedures and timeframes.

•       Provide recommendations for your region in line with the CFC reporting procedures and timeframes.

•       Scout across other regions internationally as directed by senior staff.

•       Coordinate and submit the scout schedule for your region in line with the CFC reporting procedures and timeframes.

•       Organise and chair regular regional meetings and attend all other scout meetings including Regional Coordinator Meetings.

•       Coordinate regular communications with Area/Assistant Area Scouts in your region (conference calls, skype, Teams, Zoom, face to face meetings).

•       Maintain a thorough understanding of the football culture and infrastructure within your region(s).

•       Develop and maintain a strong network of contacts within clubs in your designated regions including Sports Directors, Academy Managers, Coaches, Agents, and other key stakeholders.

•       To have a good understanding of and liaise as appropriate with Chelsea’s “Foundation scheme” staff to assist in identifying talented young players in your region.

•       To understand the local Development Centre’s programme and feed players to our Development Centre’s.

•       Coordinate tournament coverage across the region and maintain a calendar of upcoming events. Liaise with other regional co-ordinators and line manager,

•       Scout tournaments as directed by senior staff.

•       Record details of the work undertaken in region in line with CFC Scout Management procedures.

•       Assist in the collection of background information on target players from your region.

•       Maintain up to date, in depth knowledge on the in-house players at Chelsea FC across all age groups.

•       Complete video scout assignments on a weekly basis as directed.

•       Present updates from the region to senior recruitment staff regularly.

•       Work on any other scouting project as required by Chelsea FC,

•       To abide by Local league, schools, local FA, Premier League and FA rules and regulations and rules and ensure CFC and Academy policies and procedures are adhered to.

 

MEASURES OF PERFORMANCE (Here to Win):

 

•       Knowledge and understanding of other competitor academies within the Region.

•       Showcase/present details of the work undertaken in region in line with CFC Scout Management procedures.

•       Maintain a thorough understanding of the football culture and infrastructure within your region(s).

•       Identify, report, recommend and recruit players in the Region.

 

PERSONAL SPECIFICATION:

 

Qualifications:

Essential

 

•       Valid driving licence.

•       Minimum of FA Level 2 Talent ID Qualification or UEFA B Coaching Licence.

•       Valid DBS.

 

Desirable

•       FA Talent ID Level 3.

•       FA Talent ID Level 4.

•       Valid Emergency First Aid.

 

Experience:

Essential

 

•       Minimum 3 years’ scouting experience at a professional level, including management of a region or project.

•       Valid Passport.

•       Extensive knowledge of the geographic region including culture, legislation, and football market.

•       Fluent in English.

•       Willing to take responsibility and follow tasks to a successful completion.

•       Be personable and enthusiastic with a strong work ethic.

•       Organised and Diligent.

 

Desirable

 

•       Good knowledge of grassroots and academy football.

•       Confident communicator.  Approachable and friendly manner.

       Highly computer literate in office suite and ability to use in-house systems.

 

The Employee must at all times carry out his/her responsibilities with due regard to Academy policies and procedures in particular Health & Safety, Financial Authorisation, Confidentiality and with regard to the Data Protection Act. The Employee must act to protect all young people and vulnerable adults that are in their care or attending the Company's premises. The Employee must report any misconduct or suspected misconduct to the Safeguarding Lead. 

Chelsea Football Club is fully committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of all children, young people and adults at risk (vulnerable groups) that are in our care or attending our premises. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. 

The Employee must ensure a positive commitment towards equality and diversity by treating others fairly and not committing any form of direct or indirect discrimination, victimisation or harassment of any description and to promote positive working relations amongst Employees and customers. 

The above Job Description is not intended to be exhaustive, the duties and responsibilities may therefore vary over time according to the changing needs of the Club