Friday, 17 March 2017

Vacancies at Birmingham City Football Club

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Birmingham City Football Club is looking for an Academy Coach 

A number of coaches are required on a self-employed basis across the Foundation and Youth Development Phases in our elite Academy department. Some of the key tasks of these roles are as follows:

Implementation of the coaching syllabus for the designated group as per the APP.
Lead on coaching within training and games for the designated group.
Promote collaboration in the delivery of the programme.
To plan, create and evaluate coaching sessions as scheduled in the weekly plan.
Manage appropriate playing opportunities for all eligible players.
Ensure the review process is operated for each player every mesocycle as set out in the APP.
Monitor and record training/fixture content, objectives, evaluations, time and attendance on the PMA.
Monitor and evaluation of all players with the age group for succession planning process.
Oversee the trialist’s providing suitable evaluation and feedback during the signing / exit policy.
Ensure appropriate communication of future activities and/or changes (times/dates).
Liaison with all departments to enhance a multi-disciplinary process.
Undertake administrative tasks related to the role as and when required.
To take responsibility for all resources associated with training and fixtures ensuring the highest possible standards. (kit, bibs, balls, cones and all).
Communicate and promote the Academy culture creating an elite environment for the development of young players.
Actively engage in a fully functioning competency framework and integrated appraisal process.
Monitor the well-being of Academy players at all times liaising with the Safeguarding Services Manager.





Birmingham City FC seek to discover coaches able to deliver with enthusiasm and energy, whilst also meeting the following essential criteria:-

UEFA B Licence
FA Youth Module 3
FA Safeguarding Certificate
Basic First Aid in Sport Certificate
Knowledge of the Player Performance Pathway (EPPP)
Design and implementation of coaching curriculum
Computer literate
Excellent communication skills
Understanding of growth and maturity within young players
Able to demonstrate a desire to develop their coaching knowledge through course access and CPD


Desirable criteria 


UEFA A Licence
FA Advanced Youth Award
Understanding of teaching and learning strategies
Experience working within an elite playing environment
Knowledge of the Performance Management Application (PMA)
Valid driving licence





Personal Requirements 


Must adhere to confidentiality and data protection procedures at all times
Ability to communicate appropriately with all ages
Professional
Able to demonstrate a desire to develop coaching knowledge through course access and CPD
Flexibility with working hours required to meet demands of the role

Only applicants that meet the above essential criteria for the person specification will be considered for the role.

Anyone interested should apply online at the following link. CV’s will not be accepted.
https://bcfc.octo-firstclass.co.uk/candidates/account/login/44982?aisId=12&rmId=1059&src=3

Applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. This role is regarded as a ‘Regulated Activity’ and is therefore subject to an Enhanced DBS check, (previously a CRB check) which includes the barred list for working with children. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974

Birmingham City F C is an equal opportunities and Disability Confident employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the Community.


How to apply

Anyone interested should apply online at the following link. CVs will not be accepted.

More info at: https://bcfc.octo-firstclass.co.uk/candidates/account/login/44982?aisId=12&rmId=1059&src=3

Salary
Competitive

Location
Wast Hills Training Ground, Kings Norton, Birmingham, B38 9EJ

Contract type
Fixed Term (Part time)

Closing date
31 March 2017

Interview date
9 April 2017









Tuesday, 7 March 2017

Job opportunites at Manchester United

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Manchester United Fc are looking for a Partnership Planning and Performance Manager


Job details

The right candidate will manage the entire planning process for all Global partnerships and provide reporting and progress reports which review and adhere to a planning cycle.
Will report campaign results in an engaging way that enables relationship management to sell success to partners and feedback campaign results into the planning cycle.
Will schedule the work-flow of the planning department and work with the broader sponsorship team to control and manage campaign review and analysis.

Key Responsibilities

- Manage the reporting of the planning process, keeping all concerned up-to-date with progress, set meetings, timeframes and delivery targets to meet agreed needs
- Manage the reporting of campaign results and show campaign sponsorship results in an engaging way to monitor success and client satisfaction
- Create a visual project plan & status reports
- Collate key success stories and case studies to show success to partners
- Part co-ordinate the content and reporting style of annual review books
- Support the Partnership Planner on any additional ad hoc projects





SKILLS/EXPERIENCE

- Graduate, preferably in marketing
- Organised and structured with a good eye for detail
- Able to drive projects forward and manage work-flow
- Able to build trusting relationships across a varied team
- Good at problem solving and influencing
- Experienced in working in a high pressure environment and juggling multiple accounts
- Knowledge of salesforce would be beneficial
- Focus of delivery and process
- Strong Excel, Word, Powerpoint and Outlook skills
- Sound personal qualities such as communication skills, the ability to work in a team environment, self-motivation, enthusiasm and ability to work under pressure. They should exhibit pride in performance and possess high standards in the provision of service to Manchester United’s customers and internal users


Customer Service

Identify and meet the needs of colleagues and our customers, focusing on initiating and welcoming contact and communication whilst striving to deliver first class customer service.
Recognise potential complaint situations and make effective steps to avoid and / or resolve these situations.

Self Development

- To undertake any necessary internal or external training sessions in accordance with the Company’s Performance and Development Review Policy and to take personal responsibility to seek opportunities to develop yourself and to realise your own potential.
- Identify, implement and evaluate the training and developmental needs of staff that may from time to time be within your area of responsibility, give appropriate feedback and actively show interest and involvement in training activities for all employees whilst looking for opportunities to further develop individuals.





Team Work

Ensure effective communication within your work team and actively offer support and guidance as necessary.

Conditions 

Salary offered will be commensurate with relevant experience and the level of responsibility undertaken in the post.  Benefits include (subject to certain eligibility criteria) membership of the Group Pension Scheme, up to 25 days paid annual leave and an Occupational Sickness Scheme.

More info at: http://www.candidatemanager.net/cm/p/pJobDetails.aspx?mid=YFDU&sid=BBUF&jid=GTAZFUGTB&a=4hUUmwcebGI%253d








Saturday, 18 February 2017

Job opportunity at Middlesbrough Football Club

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Job opportunity at Middlesbrough Football Club 


Middlesbrough Football Club are  looking to recruit an Head of Coaching

Middlesbrough Football Club (MFC), founded in 1876, are an
English Premier League club with a rich history of developing young players who have gone on to play at First Team level.

Job details

- To lead and represent the coaching department in all aspects of the Academy Performance Plan
To manage and monitor the implementation and development of the coaching programme i.e. - coaching curriculum, coaching philosophy and playing philosophy
- To ensure the delivery of an elite player and coach coaching programme, adhering to all the requirements of the Elite Player Performance Plan (EPPP)
- To develop and deliver a Middlesbrough Football Club bespoke Coaching Competency Framework





How to apply

- The role is being managed exclusively by SRi.
- To apply please send a letter of application, a full CV, your current remuneration package and associated notice period.
- Please e-mail all application material to - amilner@sriexecutive.com
- For a confidential discussion about the role please contact:
Alistair Milner, Partner – Elite Performance
Tel: +44 (0)20 7092 6966

Salary
Competitive

Location
Middlesborough

Contract type
Permanent (Full time)

Closing date
24 February 2017








Monday, 13 February 2017

Vacancies at Nottingham Forest FC

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Nottingham Forest’s Academy are seeking to employ a Head of Coach Development to:
Establish a sustainable system and approach to coach development within the Academy.
Develop coaches so that they improve and perform to the best of their potential and are consequently able to maximise the potential of the players that they work with.
Performance manage the day-to-day performance of Lead Phase Coaches.

Key responsibilities
Providing a clear, up-to-date Training needs analysis (TNA) of every individual coach’s current and required level of performance
Observing coach performance and provide feedback to aid development
Ensuring every coach has a personalized Development Action Plan (DAP) that is tailored to meet their needs and which they buy-in to as a ‘living’ document
Providing 1:1 coaching to coaches in order to develop the coach’s skill
Ensuring the qualification status of the Club’s coaching workforce is assessed and ensure all coaches hold required qualifications for their role and age group and have a CPD plan to ensure licencing is up-to-date
Ensuring coaches understand how to work effectively in a MDT and can identify and believe in the benefits of doing so
The alignment of Coaching Curriculum with Playing and Coaching Philosophy
Ensuring the Academy’s Coaching Curriculum is consistently delivered in line with the Academy’s Playing Philosophy and Coaching Philosophy
Designing and implementing a Club Specific Coach Competency Framework (CCF) to monitor and evaluate coaches in order to develop DAPs and group coach development opportunities





Skills required 
HOCD must have experience of working in at least 3 of the following roles (more than one area may be covered in a single role):
A football coaching role
A people development role
A role which involves a significant amount of mentoring/coaching
A role which involves working in an elite learning and/or performance environment
A role which involves a significant amount of sport coaching in an elite learning and/or performance environment
A role which requires coach development in a high-performance environment
An education/pedagogy role

HOCD must have knowledge and/or experience of at least 3 of the following: 
The process of learning in coaches (andragogy)
The process of learning in young people (pedagogy)
Running and designing development programmes
Football (not necessarily as a coach/high level player)
Leading a team
Managing people
Psychology (Sports or other)

Desirable Experiences 
Playing football
Elite sport experience (athlete or otherwise)
Budget management
Sport Science





Qualifications 
Level 4 sports coaching qualification or relevant level 4 professional qualification/degree in people development (football or other). NB: Advanced Youth Award to constitute a Level 4 qualification for this purpose
Safeguarding and Protecting Children (acquired before starting role)
DBS clearance (acquired before starting role)
Basic First Aid for Sport (acquired before starting role)
Level 4 ‘UEFA A Licence’ qualification in football

Desirable Qualifications
Level 5 ‘Pro Licence’ qualification in football
FA Advanced Youth Award
Qualification in Education such as PGCE, Pedagogy MSc etc.
Coach Mentoring Qualification
Psychology Masters (Sport, Occupation, Education)
Coach Education Qualification
Sport Science Degree
Degree (any subject)

How to apply
To apply, please e-mail Peter Jarvis (Academy Operations Manager) on peter.jarvis@nottinghamforest.co.uk with a cover letter and CV.








Friday, 10 February 2017

Jobs at Liverpool FC

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Partnership Development Executive required from Liverpool FC 


Jobs details

This role will be to support the Partnership Development Team in driving the process of securing new commercial partners for Liverpool FC.

Key accountabilities

- Have an appetite for sales and a desire to work closely with those in sales positions to deliver new partnership deals
- Willingness to perform sales functions in order to generate leads for sales people i.e. coldcalling, writing emails
- Own and shape our strategic approach to the market - taking the lead on prospect/category/regional prioritisation to align with market trends.
- Collaborate with the Head of Global Partnership Sales/Commercial Director to develop new sponsorship property packages where appropriate.
- Ownership of producing specific sales propositions where an additional layer of strategy/complexity is needed to articulate the pitch.
-Accountable for reviewing and delivery of all relevant business and sponsorship media to ensure awareness of in-market activity and trends in order to identify new partnership opportunities.
- Coach and mentor Partnership Co-ordinators on the production of all sales collateral by to ensure that best-in-class propositions (outreach marketing/presentations/proposals) are being put out in market.
- Attend meetings to support sales pitches on an ad hoc basis, where deemed appropriate by the Head of Global Partnership Sales.
- Attend industry/networking events to gain insight in to in-territory commercial opportunities and build network.





Skills required 

The successful candidate will be well focused, able to manage a number of important tasks at one time, as well as having the ability to interpret data and information.
The person will be a problem solver, will be willing to push boundaries and will be desired to have good presentation skills. The person will also be creative,brand and research literate.
Adaptability,flexibility and ability to respond in a pressurised, high profile environment will be key, as will being able to work independently and collaboratively with the wider team and other key stakeholders.

The team

The Commercial Partnerships Department consists of 3 groups; Partnership Development, Partnership Management and Partners Experience.
The Partnerships Executive role sits within the Partnership Management group and supports and looks after the Club's key accounts particularly focussed on delivering launch events, player appearances,match-day activities and global marketing activations.
This person will beworking at our London office within the Partnerships department.
This is a permanent contract working 35 hours per week. This role will be based in London.

Deadline

The closing date for applications is: 17/02/2017

More info at: http://www.liverpoolfc.com/corporate/jobs







Wednesday, 8 February 2017

Jobs at Manchester United

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Digital Media Analyst required from Manchester United 


Job details

The purpose of this role is to enable the club to increase its understanding and knowledge of fans and customers across the globe, and their behaviors across the Club’s digital channels; to optimise content output and increase reach and engagement. Duties will include supporting the editorial team in in continuously improving their content output by measuring and analysing fans’ content consumption patterns across web, app and social and interrogate analytics data to identify reach and engagement drivers for the Club highlighting future opportunities. Benchmarking, reporting and desk research with a view to support strategic recommendations is also part of the role.

Rate of Pay and Benefits

Salary offered will be commensurate with relevant experience and the level of responsibility undertaken in the post.

Accountable to

Senior Digital Media Analyst (with cross-functional support to the Head of Analytics, Head of Media, Head of Digital Products and the wider editorial and marketing teams)

Purpose

The post holder will help the company to increase its understanding and knowledge of fans and customers across the globe, and their behaviours across the Club’s digital channels; to optimise content output and increase reach and engagement.





Key Responsibilities

- To support the editorial team in continuously improving their content output by measuring and analysing fans’ content consumption patterns across web, app and social
- To interrogate analytics data to identify reach and engagement drivers for the Club and to highlight future opportunities
- To benchmark performance of the Club’s digital channels against competitors
- To assist in maintaining reporting with a view to continuously raising the standard of reporting and insights
- To conduct desk research to provide evidence and insight to support strategic recommendations
- To support the team in maintaining a central insights & knowledge hub to store, manage and distribute all research data and business intelligence

Skills required 

Experience with advanced web analytics tools (ideally Adobe Analytics) and familiarity with social media benchmarking and listening tools (e.g. Socialbakers, Radian6, Crimson Hexagon, etc.)
Sound business and commercial acumen
Keen interest in social media and everything digital
Excellent numerical, analytical and data management skills
Well-developed and efficient desk research and internet skills
Curious to dive into data and search for patterns that could provide valuable insight
Ability to assimilate and distil multiple information sources to create/present concise actionable insights to senior management
Strong communicator with accomplished organisational skills
Good attention to detail
Team player
Hard-working, committed and proactive, with the ability to prioritise tasks and work to deadlines
Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, changing environment.
Customer Service
Identify and meet the needs of colleagues and our customers, focusing on initiating and welcoming contact and communication whilst striving to deliver first class customer service.

Recognise potential complaint situations and make effective steps to avoid and / or resolve these situations.

Self-Development

To undertake any necessary internal or external training sessions in accordance with the Company’s Performance and Development Review Policy and to take personal responsibility to seek opportunities to develop yourself and to realise your own potential.

To assist with the provision of the training and development of colleagues as required.

Team Work

Ensure effective communication within your work team and actively offer support and guidance as necessary.

Security / Stock Control
Ensure compliance with all of the Company’s security, stock control, loss prevention and key holder procedures.




Equal Opportunities and Harassment

Ensure understanding, awareness and compliance with the Company’s Equal Opportunities and Harassment Policies.

Health and Safety

Ensure understanding, awareness and compliance at all times with Company Health, Safety and Environmental Policy.

Hours of Work

The employee is required to work 35 hours per week. Hours of work should be planned in accordance with the demands of the business and as such it will be necessary to work outside normal business hours from time to time.

This document is a guide only.  The employee must undertake any other duties as may be reasonably assigned by the Head of Analytics from time to time.

More info at: http://www.candidatemanager.net/manutd/jobs.html