LCFC are excited to be recruiting for an International Scout, based in Germany, to be part of the Club’s expanding recruitment team. The brilliant opportunity will offer an experienced scout the opportunity to directly influence and positively affect the Club’s recruitment strategy through the identification and monitoring of players that could be recruited by the Club.
The ideal candidate will have significant experience of working in an elite scouting environment and be able to utilise extensive knowledge of elite football to identify talent via live and video scouting, in line with the Club’s recruitment strategy and needs.
Utilising video-based scouting software such as Wyscout and Instat, the successful candidate will be required to maintain a monitoring list of players that have been identified, and be comfortable presenting detailed reports, market intelligence and recommendations to the Head of Recruitment.
Being a representative of the Club overseas, the successful candidate will demonstrate honesty, integrity and the highest levels of professionalism at all times, as well as maintaining a friendly demeanour when interacting with anyone in a professional capacity. Due to the location of the role, they will be capable of working under their own initiative, in an organised and considered way, whilst also having the flexibility to work in evenings and weekends as required.
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 were promoted as Championship 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 the Foxes went on to reach the quarter finals of the competition. The Club continues to build on that success, and celebrated lifting the prestigious FA Cup in May 2021.
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. Meanwhile, investment in the Club continues, with the 2021 opening of a new state-of-the-art Training Ground in north Leicestershire.
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
If you feel you have the qualities and experience needed, please apply via THIS LINK
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.
Leicester City Football Club is an equal opportunities employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender identity 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.