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Academy Operations Lead

Leicester City Women’s Football Club are looking for an Operations Lead to provide office management and administration support for the LCFC Women Academy and responsible for the efficient functioning of the Academy office through a range of administrative, clerical, financial and operational tasks.

Who We’re Looking For

The ideal candidate will be establishing the new role and therefore will have significant experience of:

  • Administration, secretarial and operational tasks – to be delivered in a timely and accurate manner, ensuring a high level of customer and stakeholder support both internally and externally to the Club.

  • Providing monthly expenditure forecasts and purchases and liaise with the Accounts Departments in relation to invoices and receipts.

  • Establishing and maintaining a clearly organised document management system for the Club.

The ideal candidate will also have the following;

  • Must have experience of using Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a strong attention to providing exceptional customer service.

  • A practical, flexible and innovative approach to work.

  • Have the drive and enthusiasm to set high standards and achieve company objectives.

  • Knowledge and understanding to company policies/procedures and regulations relating to your role.

  • A willingness to support and promote the Club and Football Philosophy.

Essential Requirement –

  • 2 years previous in-depth office management, administration, operational or secretarial experience.

  • Previous experience of working within the football or related industry.

  • Project management qualifications or relevant experience.

About The Club

Knowing some of the history of LCFC Women helps you appreciate the sense of community, spirit and family for which the Club are renowned for.

In May 2021, LCFC Women were promoted to the FA Women’s Super League. From its formation in 2004, the Club was run on an amateur and semi-professional basis with support from Leicester City Football Club. In August 2020, the Club turned professional after being acquired by King Power International – Leicester City’s parent company – and realigned as a core team in Leicester City’s football operation.

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.

Benefits Package

LCFC Women offers a competitive salary and pension scheme. Employees are able to benefit from free onsite parking. Employees also benefit from up to 33 days’ annual leave including bank holidays (pro-rata for part time contracts).

Contract Type – 3 Year Fixed term

Hours Per Week – 37.5

LCFC Women 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.

LCFC Women 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.

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.