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Job listing closed on 1 May 2024
24 Apr 2024

Kit & Equipment Manager, Liverpool FC Women

🇬🇧 Liverpool, UK
Full Time
2+ years exp.
£25,000 – £30,000 per year

We have an exciting opportunity for an individual to join our Liverpool FC Women team as a Kit & Equipment Manager. In this role you will be responsible for ensuring an exceptional kit and equipment service to the LFC Women 1st team.

What will you be doing?

  • Lead the LFCW kit department to ensure there are effective processes and practice’s that can service the team to the best possible standard.
  • Liaise with the LFCW management, coaching staff and administrators on all matters concerning kit and equipment.
  • Develop and maintain an electronic monitoring and logging system for kit and equipment that provides live data of stock levels and planned distribution.
  • Ensuring the effective logistical planning for all required kit and equipment, attending home/away games as required in liaison with the Management and Coaching Staff.
  • Organise and co-ordinate all kit and equipment for away travel and the loading of club transport ready for departure.
  • Ensure all kit is fully laundered (washed and dried) correctly and packed away within the required timelines.
  • Order, securely store and distribute all kit and equipment as directed by Operations Manager.
  • Maintain the quality and cleanliness of all kit and equipment assigned to LFCW.
  • Mark and maintain all kit with the relevant initials/numbers, as directed by the Operations Manager.
  • Maintain accurate records of all kit logs and report discrepancies to the Operations Manager.
  • Compliance with all Club policies, including safeguarding, health and safety, equality & diversity.
  • Promote the Club’s values and always maintain professional conduct.
  • Adhere to protocol and respect confidentiality in all matters.

Who are we looking for?

To be successful, you will have proven experience of managing kit and equipment including inventory management experience within a professional sports environment. You will have competent IT skills including Excel, Word & PowerPoint and good communication skills. You will be experienced in monitoring stock levels and effective logistical planning for all required kit and equipment.

You’ll be extremely organised, with excellent eye for detail and coordination skills. You will be a flexible team player with strong time management skills and the confidence to take ownership. You’ll be able to display high standards of behaviour and appearance at all times. Due to the nature of the role, you will have a clean driving licence and will have the flexibility to travel nationally and internationally.

Why should you apply?

This is a permanent role working 37.5 hours per week including Matchdays (Home and Away). Your main base will be our Melwood Training Ground.

To reward your hard work and commitment we offer a competitive salary, 25 days holiday (plus 8 bank holidays and the option to purchase up to an additional 5 days) and a contributory pension scheme.

You will have access to our benefits kit bag where you can get high street discounts, and a selection of benefit schemes you can join. There are opportunities to get involved with volunteering through our LFC Foundation to give back to the local community.

At Liverpool Football Club, we have an unwavering commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion and are always looking to making a positive difference in the communities that we operate within. We are proud of our achievements in this area; maintaining the Premier League Equality Standard Advanced Level, becoming a founding signatory of the Football Association’s Football Leadership Diversity Code and being recognised as a leader in this important area on and off the pitch. We take our responsibilities in this area seriously and through the work being done across the club, we are committed to increasing the diversity of our people and becoming an increasingly inclusive workplace for all. We are committed to hiring great people representative of diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and skills across our entire business. If you share our enthusiasm and passion for inclusivity, then we want to hear from you.

Liverpool FC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all Colleagues and Volunteers to share this commitment. This role is subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.